The Allman Brothers Band: A History

The Allman Brothers Band: A History

Article by Kim Welsh Photos by Sidney Smith (SidneySmithPhotos.com) Music was an Allman family tradition. They hailed from the Tennessee hill country forty miles west of Nashville. Weekends were spent listening to the Grand Ole Opry on the radio and many family members sang and played traditional instruments-mandolin, guitar, banjo- performing gospel and Carter family classics and in...
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It was the Biggest Wanee Music Festival to Date, and JBO was there to Capture all the Memories

It was the Biggest Wanee Music Festival to Date, and JBO was there to Capture all the Memories

Article and Photos by Skip Tapp One can’t write a review about a festival at the Suwannee Music Park without starting it off with, “Way down upon the Suwannee River!”  The Wanee Music Festival, held April 15-17, in Live Oak, Florida, is no longer North Florida’s little secret. After last years record crowds, this...
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Parking Lot Poetry: A Review of “jambandbootleg” by Paul Siegell

Parking Lot Poetry: A Review of “jambandbootleg” by Paul Siegell

Article by Ariel Rosemberg After drummer Jon Fishman smoked him in the onstage dance contest that lead into “Catapult,” which then lead into “Icculus” on August 14, 2009 in Hartford, CT, Trey Anastasio asked the crowd, “When was the last time one of you picked up a fucking book?” Well, not only has Paul...
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It’s Spring Break and Time to Check Out Some Boogie Matrix Mechanism

It’s Spring Break and Time to Check Out Some Boogie Matrix Mechanism

Article by Sarah Powell Cassada What better way to end Spring Break 2010 than a day at the race track (you just can’t go to Kentucky and miss the Spring Meet), and a night at the club enjoying live music?  I’m pretty sure there is no better way.    I had planned on taking...
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Spring is in the Air and Tea Leaf Green Takes the Stage in Louisville

Spring is in the Air and Tea Leaf Green Takes the Stage in Louisville

Article by Sarah Powell Cassada With our birthdays just around the corner, and over 400 miles between us, my friend Kate and I decided to hold a birthday extravaganza in our honor as an excuse to spend a couple days together.  New sundress across my back seat, $1 ticket to Tea Leaf Green in...
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More Trey? A Run Down of TAB’s Winter Tour and Final Show in Knoxville

More Trey? A Run Down of TAB’s Winter Tour and Final Show in Knoxville

Article by Benji Rosenzweig This tour was probably one of the most controversial TAB tours ever. Early 2000’s were classic. The different incarnations of the band grew and shrank as Trey’s drug addiction did. In the mid 2000’s or “end of Phish days” got dark for Trey as a guitarist. The 70 Volt Parade...
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