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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The String Cheese Incident Returns to Hornings Hideout

The String Cheese Incident Returns to Hornings Hideout

Article and Photos by Carlton Ward My 1st visit to Hornings Hideout in North Plains, Oregon was in the summer of 2000 which is the 1st time SCI played there. SCI/Madison House had teamed upwith Peak Experience Productions and anyone who was there will tell you that a special magic was manifested. It remains...
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The Rhythm Devils Take Over the Wave House in San Diego

The Rhythm Devils Take Over the Wave House in San Diego

Article by Barrett Caughthran Photos by Rob Tobin I was in San Diego, on vacation with my family, catching some Dodger games, when I read that the Rhythm Devils were going to be playing at the Wave House in Pacific Beach.  So I got the family settled in to the hotel room and ventured...
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Rocksteady; JBO Reviews the Latest Studio Release from Big Head Todd and the Monsters

Rocksteady; JBO Reviews the Latest Studio Release from Big Head Todd and the Monsters

Article by Lori S. Twohy Ever since I first listened to the new album by Big Head Todd and the Monsters, I can’t get its title song out of my head. Rocksteady is an amazing album and an amazing song. In my opinion it is the best album they’ve put out since Beautiful World....
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It’s a Southern Thing; JBO Reviews the Last 4 Shows of Summer Phish Tour Part 1

It’s a Southern Thing; JBO Reviews the Last 4 Shows of Summer Phish Tour Part 1

Article by Lori S. Twohy Photos by Skip Tapp Phish is on fire and the flame just keeps getting hotter. Every fan that has seen the band since they reunited last year will agree that they could not be more “new and improved”. In my opinion, it feels more like they were secretly practicing...
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