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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F8 (Fate): A JBO Review of the First Ever Phish Halloween Festival

F8 (Fate): A JBO Review of the First Ever Phish Halloween Festival

  Article by Derek Steele It was hard leaving my wonderful girlfriend and dogs, as I knew that I would miss them a lot, but nothing could have contained the excitement that I was feeling on the morning of October 29th.  I had been up all night writing an International Law paper that I...
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JBO Reviews RELIX, the Book: The Grateful Dead Experience by Toni Brown

JBO Reviews RELIX, the Book: The Grateful Dead Experience by Toni Brown

Article by Joy Rose I’m not going to lie and say I’ve made it even halfway through Relix, the Book: The Grateful Dead Experience.  Toni Brown, the magazine’s longest publisher, has packed it full of artifacts of Dead and jamband history, and I don’t want to miss one cartoon, one letter, one article, one cover.  This...
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