DSO Jams Out Yet Another Fine Grateful Dead Memory at the Orange Peel in Asheville, North Carolina

DSO Jams Out Yet Another Fine Grateful Dead Memory at the Orange Peel in Asheville, North Carolina

Article and Photos by Lori Sky Twohy   Dark Star Orchestra simply never seems to disappoint. They continue to amaze audiences with their keen ability to practically channel the Grateful Dead. And they did it once again in Asheville this past September 12th when they played the cozy venue known as The Orange Peel....
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The Ragbirds Fly into Madison’s High Noon Saloon

The Ragbirds Fly into Madison’s High Noon Saloon

Article and Photo by Sarah Powell Cassada After hearing The Ragbirds live at the year’s Hoxeyville Music Festival for the first time, I was eager to get some more ear candy.  Learning they would play in Madison, just up the road from me, I decided to make plans for this super inexpensive music packed...
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Hoxeyville Music Festival; the Perfect Way to Wind Down the Summer

Hoxeyville Music Festival; the Perfect Way to Wind Down the Summer

Article by Sarah Powell Cassada   Photos by Benjamin Slayter We arrived Thursday evening at Hoxeyville Music Festival at the Mansitee Forest in Michigan, with events starting on Friday afternoon.  I secured my tickets, and rolled through the venue to take a peek.  (Note that I got permission to arrive early.  General Admission will...
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JBO gets to know Craig Marshall; Founder and Lead Guitarist of the Long Time West Coast Grateful Dead Tribute Band Cubensis

JBO gets to know Craig Marshall; Founder and Lead Guitarist of the Long Time West Coast Grateful Dead Tribute Band Cubensis

Article by Steve Prussack Photos by Ebb Eskow JBO: Okay, well, Craig Marshall of Cubensis, we’d like to welcome you to JamBandsOnline.com.  Thanks for joining us today. Craig Marshall: Good to be here. JBO: Let’s begin with your background and growing up? What’s the role music played on your life? You can touch on...
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It was Almost the End of Summer Tour, but Phish Blew Up Alpine Valley Last Weekend Like They Were Just Getting Started

It was Almost the End of Summer Tour, but Phish Blew Up Alpine Valley Last Weekend Like They Were Just Getting Started

Article by Sarah Powell Cassada   Photos by Lori Sky Twohy Being a true nerd for Phish, I pay attention to the set lists.  But, then about 5 shows prior to a personal upcoming run, I STALK the set lists, sending out vibes that the few shows ahead of mine don’t get some choice...
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It’s Time for a Summer Meltdown; The Festival That Is

It’s Time for a Summer Meltdown; The Festival That Is

Article and Photos by Carlton Ward The Summer Meltdown is a multi day grassroots music festival hosted by Terra Roots in collaboration with Seattle band Flowmotion. http://www.summermeltdown.com/index.html and is located at  Whitehorse Mountain Amphitheater in Darrington, WA. It took place this past August 6,7 & 8 It was the 10th birthday for the Summer...
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