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Blue Ox festival – JUNE 11 – 14 2015

Blue Ox Festival

June 11 - 14 2015

Eau Claire, WI

 

Who knew that Paul Banyan's companion animal was so into bluegrass? The first ever Blue Ox Festival is getting set to take place in Eau Claire WI June 11-14 with major artists from Pert Near Sandstone to Yonder Mountain, Del McCoury to Henhouse Prowlers, Pokey LaFarge to Greg Brown. We have included video from Henhouse Prowlers from their recent tour of Africa.

Hot Day Main Pub

Hot Day at the Zoo

May 29 2015

The Main Pub Manchester CT

 

Miles Hurley makes a pilgrimage to soak up some great American music, bluegrass as supplied by Hot Day at the Zoo at the Main Pub.

Ziontific – JUNE 19 – 22 2015

Ziontific

June 19 - 22 2015

Stockbridge VT

 

One of our favorite festivals in New England promises to be bigger and better in their fifth year. Great artist announcements, consideration for family, wellness experiences and the beauty of central Vermont in the early summer add up to a perfect weekend festival.

Kung Fu Shakeup

Kung Fu Shake-up

Band announces the departure of Todd Stoops

A familiar name is taking his place.

 

In a surprise announcement, national jam rockers Kung Fu have announced the replacement of founding member Todd Stoops on keyboards. The band's announcement came on facebook, and even more surprising is their announced replacement on keys...

Z3

The Z3 announce residency

Returning to Germany for Zappanale

TUE night Frankover will feature many special guests

 

Some music is sacred. Like Frank’s. The Z3’s "Funky Takes on Frank” began as Tim, Beau and Bill’s way of playing the music they’ve obsessed over for years to the audiences that come to see them right now. With nothing but guitar, Hammond organ/keys, drums and three voices, The Z3 tackled everything from Freak Out to Broadway the Hard Way with a playful and adventurous spirit that has thus far tickled the fancies of both diehard FZ fans as well as those that "never knew they liked him.” And then they met Ed Mann.

Strangecreek 2015

Strangecreek Campout

May 22 - 25 2015

Greenfield, MA

 

This ever evolving overview includes reviews of the shows, photos, videos and more. The weekend was beyond description and included shows with amazing bands from Max Creek to Donna the Buffalo, Zach Deputy, Ryan Montbleau, Flux Capacitor, Hot Day at the Zoo and more. The Alchemystics brought their whole family and the whole Worm community together to memorialize their fallen brothers, and the community reinforced itself as one of the strongest one could hope to have.

BOD Dear Jerry

Better Off Dead

May 14 2015

Lake Kittamaqundi, Columbia MD

 

Brian Willis traveled off to a beautiful location to check out Better Off Dead as they did their own Jerry celebration. And of course, as he is apt to do, Brian took some amazing photographs. We've also included some nice video, too.

Mingo Fishtrap

Mingo Fishtrap

Highline Ballroom NY NY

May 14 2015

 

Miles Hurley brings us another review from the Highline Ballroom show . Last week he told us all about The Main Squeeze and his appreciation of that show, this week he's coming to us with a review of the support band that night who came all the way from Texas, Mingo Fishtrap.

Ed Mann

Ed Mann's Groove Unit

Pacific Standard Tavern

May 16 2015

 

Live music fanatic Sue Paquet traveled down to New Haven CT to see Zappa alum Ed Mann and his new Groove Unit. The band contains members of Cabinet, Dub Apocalypse, Lespecial and Z3 and of course percussionist Ed Mann, himself.

Phases – OCTOBER 16 – 18, 2015

Phases of the Moon

October 16 - 18

Ozark, AR

 

Phases of the Moon in their second year is moonwalking to a new location and an ambitious list of bands for the full weekend fall event. Now being held in Arkansas at Mulberry Mountain the lineup is a who's who of the national festival scene.

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