As two buds in Urbana, Illinois, then playing as the Bluegrassholes, Jeff Austin and Dave Johnston probably never imagined they would one day form the prized gem of the modern bluegrass scene. A chance meeting at a club in Nederland, Colorado, landed the duo a bassist with Ben Kaufmann and a guit ... More >>
Jam Cruise Preparty With Umphrey's McGee Sunday, January 8, 2012 Revolution, Fort Lauderdale After a highly energized but somewhat choppy performance on night one, Umphrey's McGee was settled in and grooving deeply on the second night of Jam Cruise Prepartying at Revolution. Where on the previou ... More >>
The talented members of Toubab Krewe play not only traditional rock instruments but also traditional African ones. These include noisemakers you've probably never seen in your life: the soku, kamelengoni, and kora. The band is composed of white dudes who marry West African sounds with Americ ... More >>
After much Internet gossip and rumor-mongering, the folks behind Langerado announced they would release the first phase of the festival's 2009 lineup yesterday morning. That didn't happen, with a delay as organizers "finalized last-minute details." Still, this morning they've come forward with a fe ... More >>
Pull up the nets: there's no point in Phishing for the next big thing.