Rock Music Artists
Reader?s Choice: The Top Ten Gov?t Mule Shows of 2006 (jambands.com)
Our recent call for reader participation yielded a number of articles and pitches including the following piece that looks back at the year in Gov?t Mule. Please feel free to send along a top 10 or even a top 5 list of your favorite ?band/venue/studio recording/whatever moves you? that we can run in the weeks to come.
Calling Deadheads of all ages (Vail Daily)
SILVERTHORNE - The Silverthorne Pavilion welcomes Grateful Dead tribute band Shakedown Street featuring Melvin Seals, former musical director and keyboardist for the Jerry Garcia Band, on Thursday.
Hana Pestle on stage; ENDever recording DVD (Billings Outpost)
Scott Prinzing Caption: After playing a 45 minute set with his trio, Half Open, Matt Rogers played 90 minutes with the Smokey Lane Allstars Saturday night at the Depot.
Childhood Cancer Combatted During St. Baldrick's Day (Westport-News)
2 1/2-year-old son to Westport-based Willows Pediatrics two years ago, she had no idea that the appointment would be life-changing. "Brent seemed a little bit off when I took him to our pediatrician, Dr. Jeffrey Owens," McCreesh told the Westport News. "He was listless and had a mild fever.
Free 'hick funk' for all (Vail Daily)
At the intersection of southern folk rock and improvisational jam stands the critically acclaimed band Assembly of Dust. Comprised of veteran rockers from such iconic former projects as Strangefolk, Percy Hill, Moon Boot Lover and Groovechild, the band melds influences to create a unique sound some call "hick funk."
Boomers have models for active older years (The Norman Transcript)
McClatchy NewspapersRALEIGH, N.C. -- The Hippie Era reminders are coming hot and heavy these days.January ...
When White Bands Covered Motown Hits (Blogcritics.org)
Watching Justin Timberlake on the Grammy Awards show last Sunday, I was finally won over; his calculated campaign to remake his career from boy-band heartthrob into credible artist has worked. For Justin, this has involved earning his street creds as a white musician who can channel black styles like hip-hop and R&B. The beauty part is, he didn?t even have to act like a thug, unlike Eminem ...
Music Review: The Gories - I Know You Fine But How You Doin' (Blogcritics.org)
One of the great (and lesser known) musical travesties is that The Gories ? the best bass-less garage band to ever come out of Detroit and maybe anywhere ? have been critically buried by a clownish, image-obsessed, meticulously-managed duo who mainly sound like a neutered Led Zeppelin. They also eschew the bass-guitar and have a girl drummer. I will not name them, but you must know which ...
Nelly, Sheryl Crow lead local artists in vaults of gold and platinum (St. Lou...
When it comes to selling albums, no other St. Louis-area artist does it like Nelly. Though he hasn't released a CD since the double-header "Sweat" and "Suit" in 2004, he's St. Louis' all-time top-selling music artist: more than 22 million albums.
Cool jazz show set (The Canton Daily Ledger)
LEWISTOWN --Windy City jazz fingerstyle guitarist Greg Pasenko brings a warm sound and a smooth feel to the Hickory Ridge Concert Series Saturday, Feb. 17, beginning at 7:30 p.m., a press release said.
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