Watch WSP’s JoJo Hermann Throw The First Pitch At A Chicago Baseball Game

first_imgWith Widespread Panic in Chicago for a three-night stand that begins tonight, the band got to town a little early and took part in one of its most storied pastimes: Major League Baseball. There’s no love lost between WSP and Chicago baseball, as John Bell has sung the National Anthem for the Cubs and JoJo Hermann threw out a first pitch just last season.Hermann was again called up to the big leagues last night, this time throwing the ceremonial first pitch for the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field. Thanks to fan-shot footage, we can watch Hermann in action. Tune in below:A little high… but a solid effort nonetheless! Panic hits the Chicago Theatre for three nights, starting tonight.[Photo via Chicago White Sox/Widespread Panic]last_img read more

Watch Dweezil Zappa’s Full Performance From The Capitol Theatre

first_imgDweezil Zappa has made a point to continue playing music, especially his father’s, despite the continuing saga of Zappa-family drama. Calling his most recent tour “Dweezil Zappa Plays Whatever The [email protected]%K He Wants!”, he brought the show to The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY last week to celebrate the 50 years since his father’s first album release.Videographer Larry Rulz captured some high quality video of the performance, which featured “Transylvania Boogie,” “Eat That Question,” a cover of Johnny “Guitar” Watson‘s “I Want To Ta-Ta You Baby,” as well as some sit-ins from guitarist James Santiago on “Cosmik Debris” and vocalist Adam Minkoff on the Watson cover. Yesterday, Dweezil released new dates for an extensive fall tour. Enjoy the full set video below:Dweezil Zappa @ The Capitol Theatre 7/8/16 Tracklist:0:02 stage entrance / instrumental – live video starts at 0:550:32 Help, I’m a Rock1:33 Transylvania Boogie3:14 It Can’t Happen Here7:26 You’re Probably Wondering Why I’m Here9:08 Harry, You’re a Beast / The Orange County Lumber Truck10:41 Lemme Take You to the Beach14:47 What Will This Evening Bring Me This Morning?17:14 She Painted Up Her Face18:54 Half a Dozen Provocative Squats20:15 Catholic Girls24:05 Doreen26:07 Inca Roads39:29 Holiday in Berlin, Full Blown52:51 70’s and 80’s Medley1:08:59 Cosmik Debris – featuring James Santiago on guitar1:19:47 Dinah-Moe Humm1:26:05 You Didn’t Try to Call Me1:31:33 The Illinois Enema Bandit1:43:40 five-five-FIVE1:47:55 Planet of My Dreams1:49:57 Eat That QuestionEncore:2:08:16 I Want to Ta-Ta You Baby (Johnny “Guitar” Watson cover) – featuring Adam Minkoff on vocals – live video starts at 2:11:082:16:13 You Are What You Is2:20:33 Keep It Greasylast_img read more

Watch Joe Russo, Marco Benevento, & Oteil Burbridge Debut New Supergroup [Full-Set Video]

first_imgSunday’s Peach Music Festival brought an exciting new supergroup, dubbed RB&B. Joe Russo, Marco Benevento, & Oteil Burbridge were tapped to replace Gregg Allman in his headlining set, and thus came the exciting new trio.With basically no lead time, the impromptu set stuck mostly to space-heavy jazz, showcasing the drummer, keyboardist, and bassist’s impressive abilities to improvise with one another. The three molded together quite intrinsically, leaving fans immediately wanting more out of the new group. With fingers crossed to see the trio reunite again in a setting beyond Scranton, PA, we are lucky to get a side-stage glimpse just hours after the performance itself, courtesy of uStream’s NYLifer:Video Production ServicesYou can catch Joe Russo and Oteil Burbridge at Brooklyn Comes Alive on October 22 alongside members of The String Cheese Incident, The Disco Biscuits, Lettuce, Soulive, Medeski Martin & Wood, Snarky Puppy, Primus, RatDog, Dopapod, and so many more. With over 50 artists, spread across 3 venues, all in one day, this year’s BCA is not to be missed. [Get tickets here][H/T JamBase]last_img read more

Tedeschi Trucks Band Delivers Barn-Burning Second Night of Beacon Run [Videos/Setlist]

first_imgIt’s officially the Fall in New York City, which can musically only mean one thing: Tedeschi Trucks Band at The Beacon Theatre. The 12-piece ensemble is now two nights in to their six-show residency, welcoming a familial vibe to fans in the Northeast.The evening with TTB consisted of two full, career-spanning sets. With plenty of hits off their most recent Let Me Get By, Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi led the band through some older favorites, “Do I Look Worried” and “Midnight In Harlem”, along with Bob Dylan‘s “Don’t Think Twice”. Tash Neal of the London Souls was the first guest of the evening, performing a wicked version of the TTB original “The Storm”. The evening, completely different from Friday night’s setlist, closed with Joe Cocker’s “Space Captain” with blues guitarist Junior Mack and drummer Chris St Hilaire, sealing TTB’s first weekend with another great.There were also great versions of classics by James Taylor, Taj Mahal, Freddy King, and more scattered throughout the performance. Thanks to YouTube user danfro, you can enjoy some special moments below:Do I Look WorriedBound For GloryTedeschi Trucks Band returns to the Beacon on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday of next week. More information is available on the band’s website.Tedeschi Trucks Band @ The Beacon Theatre 9/1/16:Set I: Are You Ready > Made Up My Mind, Do I Look Worried, Darlin’ Be Home Soon, Sky Is Crying, Leavin’ Trunk, Don’t Think Twice, Don’t Know What It Means > Let Me Get BySet II: Anyhow > Anyhow, Bound For Glory, Midnight In Harlem, Palace Of The King, I’ve Got A Feeling, Crying Over You, Fire & Rain, I Pity The Fool, The StormE: Sing, Sing, Sing, Space Captain[photo via Tedeschi Trucks Band]last_img read more

Full Audio: Oteil Burbridge, Ivan Neville, Leo Nocentelli & Bernard Purdie Form “Monsters Of Funk”

first_imgIf you’re going to call yourselves the Monsters Of Funk, you’d better be prepared to back that name up with some tasty grooves. Fortunately, there was no doubt that Oteil Burbridge, Ivan Neville, Leo Nocentelli and Bernard “Pretty” Purdie were up to the task, as the foursome delivered a great show last night at the Joy Theater in New Orleans, LA with support from the Dirty Dozen Brass Band horns.From start to finish, these four funky cats were locked in and wailing, focusing on a set that included hits from The Meters, War, Aretha Franklin and more! The show also featured a bonus performance from The Motet, who rocked a “Mixtape 1979” theme for their closing set.Fortunately, taper nolamule was on the scene to capture the musical magic of the Monsters Of Funk. Tune in to the full show below and catch these masters at work.[Photo via opsopcopolis // Instagram]last_img read more

Gregg Allman Cancels All Upcoming 2017 Tour Dates

first_imgThe past year has been a a tough one for founding Allman Brothers Band member Gregg Allman. Due to a variety of health issues, Allman was forced to cancel various performances during 2016, including a show a Peach Music Festival and numerous tour dates. While Allman went on to reschedule many of the dates and book several performances for this year, it seems his health has once again taken a turn for the worse: A brief announcement posted on his website today states that all of Allman will not tour in 2017. The post informs ticket holders for the previously scheduled dates that they can contact the outlet from which they purchased their tickets for a refund.We wish Gregg all the best in his recovery.[via greggallman.com]last_img read more

David Crosby Performs New Song “She’s Got To Be Somewhere” On Fallon

first_imgTwo-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee David Crosby stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night in the midst of his national tour to perform “She’s Got To Be Somewhere.” The single officially releases on Friday, May 19th, and will be the first release from his upcoming Sky Trails album. Sky Trails marks his third studio effort in four years, following last year’s Lighthouse, and is due out this fall of 2017.“She’s Got To Be Somewhere” features smooth elements of soul, funk, and jazz, with pronounced bass lines, electric guitar solos, and an uplifting horn section. Watch Crosby’s television performance below, ahead of the song’s official release this Friday.David Crosby – Remaining 2017 U.S. Spring Tour DatesMay-18 – The Westbury Theater – Westbury, NYMay-19 – Academy of Music – Northampton, MAMay-21 – The Flying Monkey – Plymouth, NHMay-23 – Flynn Center for the Performing Arts – Burlington, VTMay-24 – Cary Hall – Lexington, MAMay-26 – Criterion Theater – Bar Harbor, MEMay-29 – Garde Arts Center – New London, CTlast_img read more

Joe Russo’s Almost Dead Releases Audio Of Blowout Show At Oakland’s Fox Theater [Listen]

first_imgBack in November, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead closed out a three-night California run with a show at the historic Fox Theater in Oakland, California. After two nights at Los Angeles’ Teragram Ballroom, the five-piece led by drummer Joe Russo offered up a huge close to the run during their show in northern California, offering up multiple debuts as well as a massive double encore. Today, the band has released full audio from this performance for the 58th installment of the group’s longstanding “Taper Tuesday.”Given the date of 11/11, the group opened the show with eleven staccato hits (much like the start to “Beat It On Down The Line”, only with eleven beats, as noted by Peter Costello in the setlist notes) before dropping straight into the starting verse of “The Eleven”. With this inverted take on “The Eleven”, after the lyrics portion of the song, the band landed in the intro jam and smoothly segued it into “Feel Like A Stranger”. Bassist Dave Dreiwitz was offered the opportunity shine, opening up the slinky jam that made its way into “Candyman”. From there, an extended, nearly 20-minute “Greatest Story Ever Told” led into “Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodleloo”, with the latter housing a jam featuring guitarist Tom Hamilton and keys player Marco Benevento. Closing out the first frame, the band ended things on a high with “Playing In The Band”.Opening up set two, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead offered up the classic number, “Man Smart, Woman Smarter”. The band’s debut of Jerry Garcia Band’s “Cats Under The Stars”—the title track for the band’s 1978 release, which ultimately was the only album credited to the outfit led by the Grateful Dead frontman—followed, with the tune settling into a heavy groove before transition into “Tell Me Momma”. The song contained a jam built around Dutch rock band Golden Earring’s 1973 hit “Radar Love” before returning to the reprise of “Tell Me Momma”. Closing out the set, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead offered up the classic combo of “China Cat Sunflower” and “I Know You Rider” before ending things on a high note with “Samson & Delilah”.For the first encore of the night, an opening jam led by Joe Russo softly and gradually built before arriving in a cover of Neil Young’s “Vampire Blues”, then transitioning into an eleven-minute “Touch Of Grey”. While double encores remain relatively rare for the group, given that the band rarely makes it to the West Coast, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead returned for their second encore of the night, much to the delight of the Oakland crowd, with takes on “Loser” and “New Minglewood Blues”.You can listen to full audio of the band’s Fox Theater show on November 11th, 2017, below, courtesy of Eric McRoberts and Peter Costello. You can also check out the band’s setlist with extensive notes below, courtesy of Peter Costello.Setlist: Joe Russo’s Almost Dead | Fox Theater | Oakland, CA | 11/11/2017Set One: The Eleven @ -> Feel Like A Stranger, Jam # -> Candyman, Greatest Story Ever Told $ > Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo % -> Playing In The BandSet Two: Man Smart, Woman Smarter > Cats Under The Stars ^ -> Tell Me Momma -> Radar Love Jam & -> Tell Me Momma Reprise * -> China Cat Sunflower + -> I Know You Rider > Samson & DelilahEncore One: Jam -> Vampire Blues ## -> Touch Of Grey $$Encore Two: Loser -> New Minglewood [email protected] – Started with 11 hits a la BIODTL for 11.11, “Flipped” Version – Started on the lyrics portion & the intro jam ended the song as it transitioned into Stranger# – With a DD Bass Solo$ – With a Wheel Tease (TH)% – With a TH/MB Duo Jam^ – Jerry Garcia Band Cover, First Time Played by Almost Dead& – An Instrumental, incomplete version of a Golden Earing Cover, First Time Played by Almost Dead* – First Split Tell Me Momma+ – With a Tell Me Momma Tease (SM) and a Feel Like A Stranger Tease (TH)@@ – With a TH / SM Duo Jam## – With a Unknown Tease (SM)$$ – With a Black Throated Wind Tease[Photo: Andrew Rios]last_img read more

Weezer Covers Toto’s “Rosanna” To Troll Fans Who Demanded They Cover “Africa”

first_imgFor the past year, the @WeezerAfrica Twitter account has been leading a valiant effort to convince Rivers Cuomo and Co. to record or otherwise perform a rendition of Toto’s 1982 hit “Africa”. While the sublime greatness of the song is a truth universally acknowledged, the #WeezerCoverAfrica campaign has not produced its intended results.Though, that’s not to say there haven’t been any results… In an equally valiant effort to troll their “Africa”-loving fans, Weezer just released a studio cover of Toto’s lesser 1982 hit “Rosanna”. The band announced the song’s arrival by tweeting it to @WeezerAfrica, an account that, according to Noisey, is run by a 14-year-old Weezer fan named Mary.It’s hard to tell whether or not the “Rosanna” cover will placate or infuriate the #WeezerCoverAfrica campaigners. Mary, for her part, tweeted “#WeezerCoverAfrica turned into #WeeerCoveringRosanna ???”Weezer – “Rosanna”Still, we haven’t yet heard from the campaign’s most famous proponent, who happens to be Toto’s own David Paich. Back in December, the keyboardist, vocalist and “Africa” songwriter shared an article about the campaign to his official Facebook page along with the message, “Hey Rivers Cuomo, I’m just gonna leave this right here…”In any case, Weezer will kick off a co-headlining tour with Pixies on June 22nd. If you’re interested in seeing one of those shows—or perhaps even following them all summer in the hopes of catching that elusive “Africa” cover—you can check out their upcoming tour dates here.[H/T – Pitchfork]last_img read more

Watch Bob Weir Celebrate His “Real Deal” Acoustic Pedal Launch In San Rafael

first_imgOn Wednesday afternoon, Bob Weir made a stop at San Rafael, California music store, Bananas At Large, to celebrate the launch of his “Real Deal” Acoustic pedal in partnership with Pigtronix. Weir was on hand from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., showing off his new pedal and performing a short acoustic set while also talking about the benefits of the Real Deal pedal.During Weir’s performance, the Grateful Dead guitarist alternated between performing classic songs, bantering with the crowd, and explaining the benefits of the pedal. Ahead of his performance of “Loose Lucy”, for example, Weir announced, “Now, normally during a soundcheck, I’d flex with this endlessly, you know, depending on how much time they give me.” Later, to the laughter of the crowd, he added, “Now, I’m not warmed up, so you’re just gonna have to bear with that.”You can watch Weir’s rendition of “Loose Lucy” below, courtesy of Bananas At Large.Bob Weir (Solo Acoustic) – “Loose Lucy”As noted on Bananas at Large’s website,This acoustic preamp provides crystal-clear, super-loud acoustic guitar tone while faithfully maintaining the organic wooden sound of the instrument like no other pedal has ever done. Bob Weir and long-time Grateful Dead tech guru and Weir’s personal Front of House engineer, Mike McGinn, developed the principle behind the Real Deal in an effort to crank Bob’s acoustic guitar loud enough in the live mix while retaining the natural, unplugged sound of the instrument. The technology they developed to achieve this goal involves using a pair of complimentary filters to split the acoustic guitar signal into low and high frequency bands, with independent preamp gain applied to each signal path. A mastering stage then combines the various inputs into a single mono output, resulting in a powerful world-class acoustic guitar tone. Bob Weir challenged Pigtronix to design a pedal to perform this unique type of processing using a low-noise, all-analog circuit, to deliver the ultimate live acoustic guitar sound. For more information about the pedal and how Pigtronix rose to the challenge of developing the pedal’s technology, head here. To order a pedal, head to Pigtronix’s website here.Bob Weir made his stop in San Rafael ahead of Dead & Company‘s highly anticipated performance at the iconic Gorge Amphitheatre tomorrow, Friday, June 29th. From there, the band will wind down the West Coast, with stops in Eugene, Oregon, and Mountain View, Chula Vista, and Los Angeles, California. Finally, Dead & Company’s summer tour will close with a two-night stand at Boulder, Colorado’s Folsom Field on July 13th and 14th.Per an announcement by LOCKN’ yesterday, Dead & Company’s four sets at the Arrington, Virginia festival on Saturday, August 25th, and Sunday, August 26th, will mark the band’s final performances in 2018.last_img read more