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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JBO Celebrates 2011 with a Review of the Recent New Years Phish Run

JBO Celebrates 2011 with a Review of the Recent New Years Phish Run

Article by Griffen Thorne Phish ended 2010 with a bang.  Their New Years run included five shows, beginning with two shows at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA on 12-27 and 12-28 and ending with three sold-out shows at Madison Square Garden in New York City on 12-30, 12-31, and their first ever 1-1...
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DSO go’s Acoustic in So Cal

DSO go’s Acoustic in So Cal

Photos and Review by Rob Tobin   On 12/06/10 Dark Star Orchestra played the Belly up Tavern in Solana Beach Ca. I have seen DSO dozens of times over the years, and have never been disappointed in their ability to recreate an original Grateful Dead show song for song. They capture (and release) the...
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It’s Almost the End of the Year and JBO Reviews the Best CDs for 2010

It’s Almost the End of the Year and JBO Reviews the Best CDs for 2010

Article by Timothy Lynch 10. Honey Island Swamp Band, Good To You – It’s the fall of 2005, and a group of New Orleans musicians are stuck in San Francisco for months on end. Hurricane Katrina has ravaged their city, unleashing disastrous floods. They are given a weekly jam session to sustain themselves at the...
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