A Taper’s Section Night to Remember…Grateful Dead Play Chapel Hill 3/24/93

A Taper’s Section Night to Remember…Grateful Dead Play Chapel Hill 3/24/93

Article by James D. McCallister The Chapel Hill stop on the Grateful Dead’s 1993 Spring Tour represented a new venue for the venerable jam-rock progenitors, and as such was highly anticipated by fans. Regardless of locale, however, conventional wisdom held that any given Dead show on any night could turn out to be extraordinary,...
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Daze at the Fillmore East…Hanging Out 101

Daze at the Fillmore East…Hanging Out 101

Article by Robert Marcus Hey now, I’m Rob the Drummer and a child of the turbulent sixties. These were the times of the free speech movement, civil rights marches, and the anti war movement and the music reflected these ever changing times. Folk musicians like Bob Dylan were risking life and limb going into...
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A Festival at Sea; Jam Cruise 8

A Festival at Sea; Jam Cruise 8

Article by A.B. Garrod Photos by Jeffrey Dupuis When I left frigid Virginia latenight on New Year’s Day, I was ready for a festival. My lady and I loaded up the car and drove all night, making our way to Fort Lauderdale to meet up with all of our best friends and embark upon...
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It’s a New Year & JBO Sends a Deadhead to his First Phish Shows

It’s a New Year & JBO Sends a Deadhead to his First Phish Shows

Article & Photos by Skip Tapp When I first considered writing this article I planned to approach it from the perspective of an old Deadhead from the late 60’s through the 70’s, which I am, attending his first Phish shows at the 2009 New Year’s Run in Miami. I sought to compare the music...
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JBO Wishes You A Merry Xmas with our Review of Warren Haynes 21st Annual Xmas Jam

JBO Wishes You A Merry Xmas with our Review of Warren Haynes 21st Annual Xmas Jam

Article by Emory Widener It was cold and windy and finally starting to feel like winter in the small city I have just recently become accustomed to labeling “home.”  I was waiting downtown for the arrival of friends from Florida and South Carolina, traveling up for Warren’s event.  Aside from being home to “forward-thinking...
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JBO Reviews Bear Creek; A Funky Festival for Fall

JBO Reviews Bear Creek; A Funky Festival for Fall

Article by Skip Tapp Photography by Jeffrey Dupuis The beautiful Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park near Live Oak, FL was home to the annual Bear Creek Music & Arts Festival. The park is familiar to many festival goers as it is the home of the Allman Brothers Wanee Fest and both the spring...
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