David Crosby may call the nearby mountain town of Santa Ynez home these days, but it is Santa Barbara where he began his musical career and spent much of his youth. “The first time I sang in this theater I was 17,” quipped the 77-year-old two times Rock and Roll Hall of Fame recipient and founding member of The Byrds and Crosby Stills and Nash. He was referring to the Lobero Theater in downtown Santa Barbara, the oldest continuously running performance hall in California.
On Saturday, December 8th, Aqueous will head to Boulder’s Fox Theatre, continuing their joint tour with support from Mungion. Since mid-October, Aqueous has been riding high, given the release of Color Wheel, their first full-length studio effort since 2014’s Cycles. By all accounts, it seems as though the band is in a stage of immense growth right now, with the maturity of their new material taking centerstage.
Last Friday night, Matt Butler brought his Everyone Orchestra to Terrapin Crossroads. The band, whose exact makeup typically changes (with the exception of Butler) from location to location, consisted of Michael Kang (String Cheese Incident), Jason Hann (String Cheese Incident), Aron Magner (The Disco Biscuits), Ross James (Terrapin Family Band), Robin Sylvester (RatDog), Sunshine Garcia Becker (Furthur), Zach Nugent (Melvin Seals & JGB), and Andrea Whitt (Zucchero Fornaciari). They also had played the night before with Dan Lebowitz (ALO) in Ross James’ spot. Most of the members had played in Everyone Orchestra at some point before, the exceptions being Nugent and Whitt.
Guitarist Bob Weir led his bandmates, drummer Jay Lane and bassist Don Was through an opening set full of Grateful Dead favorites. The second set started with the legendary John Oates, one half of the best-selling duo of all time, Hall & Oates, and Buddy Miller on the tour’s first cover of Mississippi John Hurt’s “My Creole Belle.” Oates stuck around, joining in on The Grateful Dead’s “Friend Of The Devil.”
Set to air on Showtime, December 11, 2018, at 7:30 pm ET/PT Still On The Run: The Jeff Beck Story documents the history of a musical maverick and true innovator, delving below the surface to shed light on the circumstances, inspiration and technicality behind the man and his music.
Anderson East will continue his extensive “Encore World Tour” in 2019 with stops at Columbus’ Newport Music Hall, Cleveland’s House of Blues, Indianapolis’ The Vogue, Louisville’s Mercury Ballroom and Charlottesville’s Jefferson Theatre among several others. Tickets for the newly announced shows go on sale this Friday, November 16 at 10:00am local time. See below for complete details.
An old-school sign hides in plain sight on a busy Manhattan street, and it directs you to walk up three flights of apartment-style stairs, but then you’re there: the charming secret that is NYC jazz spot Club Bonafide, and on a regular basis at this hub you can hear great jazz standards sung beautifully by vocalist and recording artist Chloé Perrier.
SunSquabi has announced their first headlining performance for 2019 in their home state of Colorado. The 3-piece suit will be performing at the Fillmore Auditorium on Saturday January 26th as a part of the venue’s 20th anniversary run of shows. SunSquabi will be joined by Too Many Zooz (New York, NY), The Hip Abduction (St. Petersburg, FL) and Nobide (Denver, CO) with special guest Chris Karns (Denver, CO) to round out the bill with tweener sets all night long.