Yonder Mountain String Band Takes Over Nashville

Yonder Mountain String Band Takes Over Nashville

Review by Chance Allen Photos by Derek Martinez Yonder Mountain String Band consists of Jeff Austin on mandolin, Ben Kaufmann on bass, Dave Johnston on banjo and Adam Aijala on guitar and last Friday, they played Nashville’s Cannery Ballroom. The night began with revelers in the parking lot looking for that one extra ticket...
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JBO Reviews All Access Volume Two by Greensky Bluegrass

JBO Reviews All Access Volume Two by Greensky Bluegrass

Review by Lara Keithley All Access Volume two was recorded in Teaneck, NJ on 7/30/10.  A nice thing about live recordings is the band banter and crowd reaction.  This recording has just enough of each to keep it interesting but not annoying. Greensky Bluegrass was the Winner of the 2006 Telluride Bluegrass Festival Band...
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Railroad Earth Rolls Into Tucson, AZ

Railroad Earth Rolls Into Tucson, AZ

Review by Pete Mecozzi Most people call it Tucson, AZ… but for locals, we simply call it The Old Pueblo. And when one thinks of Tucson, I would dare say most think of the mighty Saguaro cactus, beautiful sunsets, desert mountains and the old west. On this mild winter evening, Railroad Earth would bring their...
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Robert Plant’s Band of Joy Hits the Road Starting in Asheville, NC

Robert Plant’s Band of Joy Hits the Road Starting in Asheville, NC

Review by Emory Widener Tuesday, January 18th, Robert Plant and the Band of Joy played to a near-capacity crowd at Asheville’s Thomas-Wolfe Auditorium.  Kicking off an extensive North American tour, which is currently scheduled to conclude in June at The Telluride bluegrass Festival in Colorado. The tour includes performances on the Late Show with...
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JBO Reviews Florida’s Aura Music and Arts Festival

JBO Reviews Florida’s Aura Music and Arts Festival

Review by Thomson McCorkle Photos by Clint Bliss This past weekend I attended AURA music festival with a group of my friends. It was a quick trip north from the Boca Raton area from where many of the festival’s attendees were traveling. After all, the festival was being sponsored in part by Brotherly Love...
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Bob Weir is Scaring the Children – 2011.1.3 Revolution – Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Bob Weir is Scaring the Children – 2011.1.3  Revolution – Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Review by Thomson McCorkle I headed south to Fort Lauderdale about an hour before show time. I had been looking forward to seeing “Scaring the Children” since I read about it several weeks ago, and was excited to see a lineup of the Dead I had never seen. I had seen Bobby and Jay...
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