In the jam-band world, there is a natural need to fill the void created by the departure of Phish and the Dead and Tea Leaf Green has met the challenge with flying colors (well... green, at least). Keeping with the jam-band tradition, Tea Leaf Green makes MP3s of its gigs available for download on its website and posts complete setlists online as well. In a few years' time, the Tea Leafers have earned a following that has taken them from small bars to full-size venues, opening for the likes of Trey Anastasio and the Dave Matthews Band. On Tea Leaf Green's recently released CD/DVD, Rock 'n' Roll Band, we get an up-close glimpse of the band during a performance in Boulder, Colorado. They haven't made it big yet but they are well aware that they just might.
Tea Leaf Green opens for Galactic on Friday, January 12, at Revolution, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $24. Call 954-727-0950, or visit www.jointherevolution.net.
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