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Aug. 19, 2019

Adam Deitch

The Adam Deitch Quartet is a side project for one of the busiest drummers on the go. Aside from his work in Lettuce and Break Science, Deitch is always matching up with other players, and in fact producing music. We …

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Aug. 15, 2019

Holly Bowling

We’re big fans of Holly since her debut of Tahoe Tweezer piano composition. For the uninitiated, Holly takes songs by both Phish and The Grateful Dead, transcribes each members parts and then builds out a new composition where she plays …

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Aug. 13, 2019

Live 5 - August 14, 2019.

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Aug. 12, 2019

Jay Cobb Anderson

Jay Cobb Anderson will be releasing a solo EP August 23rd entitled, "Everything is Gonna Work Its Own Self Out". Jay as you may recall or know is part of new grass outfit Fruition, though you wouldn’t know he is …

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Aug. 6, 2019

Live 5 - August 7, 2019.

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Aug. 5, 2019

Joel Cummins

While we’ll get into some Umphrey’s business throughout the discussion, our focus is actually on a book he co-authored with Matt DeCoursey “The Realist’s Guide to a Successful Music Career”. It’s a great read with fabulous insight and a no …

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Aug. 1, 2019

G.Love

While he isn’t specifically a typical “jam band” musician, G.Love has found a home within the community. Kind of makes sense when consider this delta blues/hip-hop musician not only saw the Dead as a kid, but has been on the …

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July 30, 2019

Live 5 - July 31, 2019.

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July 29, 2019

Rob Derhak of moe.

moe. is on tour with Blues Traveler and G.Love, while also spending time at festivals including their own, moe.down held earlier this summer. moe. has long been on our radar since their early days playing tiny shows here in Toronto, …

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July 25, 2019

Chan Kinchla of Blues Traveler

The Jam Band community owes a debt of gratitude to Blues Traveler, who in many ways pioneered the neo Jam Band scene back in the late 80s and early 90s. In fact, they supported the post Garcia Jam Band scene …

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July 23, 2019

Live 5 - July 24, 2019.

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July 22, 2019

Dave Brandwein of Turkuaz

Turkuaz recently released Afterlife Vol. 2, a collection of songs that didn't make their last album, Life in the City or the first EP Afterlife Vol. 1 and it features tracks that continue to see the band evolve and experiment. …

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July 18, 2019

Zach Gill & Dan Lebowitz of ALO

ALO have just released a new EP Creatures, Vol. 1: Spark. The EP features four great tracks, by the the ALO quartet of Zach Gill on keyboards on vocals, Dan “Lebo” Lebowitz on guitars and vocals, Steve Adams on bass …

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July 16, 2019

Live 5 - July 17, 2019.

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July 15, 2019

Aron Magner on Spaga

Wanted to tell you about a new Jazz trio called Spaga. They make interesting stripped down acoustic jazz music, and feature Aron Magner on piano. Of course, you know Aron from his other prominent project The Disco Biscuits, but as …

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July 11, 2019

Rayland Baxter

Rayland Baxter will be releasing a new EP called Good mmornin’ due out July 26th, which is a series of covers of Mac Miller’s work. If you’re unfamiliar with Miller, he was a hip hop artist who past last September …

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July 9, 2019

Live 5 - July 10, 2019.

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July 8, 2019

Spafford

I spent the last few days in Boston, MA, catching the pair of Phish shows at Fenway Park, and those were awesome. Luckily for me, Spafford, a band that we've featured on the show a couple of times and on …

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July 2, 2019

Live 5 - July 3, 2019.

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July 1, 2019

Andrew Marlin of Mandolin Orange

Tides of A Teardrop is Mandolin Orange's latest release, and we only recently had the opportunity to sit down with them. Their last record, 2016's Blindfaller garnered wild acclaim, and I can tell you that Tides of a Teardrop should …

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June 27, 2019

Devon Allman & Duane Betts

If you’ve been listening to this podcast for at least a year, you’ll know that we’re big fans of both Devon Allman and Duane Betts, and both have been on the show separately and together since we began. Last summer …

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June 25, 2019

Live 5 - June 26, 2019.

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June 24, 2019

Joanne Shaw Taylor

Reckless Heart is Joanne Taylor Shaw's 6th in just a few years of recording and was produced in Detroit, Michigan a bit of a haul from Black Country in England where she grew up and indeed fell in love with …

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June 20, 2019

Danny Louis of Gov't Mule

Next week the band will be releasing their highly anticipated Bring on the Music live at the Capitol Theatre package in various CD and DVD packages. You can check out all the configurations at mule.net. Aside from front man and …

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