Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Dearborn - Already Down

I got this song in the inbox the other day and finally got around to listening to it. I've got some mixed feelings on the song but I definately love the crunchy rock sound and a lot of the overlapping rifts that sound so nicely in Already Down.

Dearborn - Already Down


moe. @ The Rave

After last week's release of their newest studio album The Conch moe. will be making their way back to Milwaukee. Tonight, moe. is having their special midnight CD release party which happens to be sold out at Park West. Doors open at 8PM for The Rave event tomorrow evening........Check out the special in store performance from earlier this week.

Borders Book Store
St. Louis, MO

Down Boy
The Road
Where Does the Time Go
Another One Gone
Blue Jeans Pizza
Crab Cakes


Saturday, January 27, 2007

Wakarusa Artist Additions

The following artists have been added to this year's Wakarusa Music Festival:

Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals
Michael Franti and Spearhead
Ozric Tentacles
Split Lip Rayfield
Grant Lee Phillips
Assembly of Dust
Be Good Tanyas
Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band
Shannon McNally
Backyard Tire Fire
The Bridge
Kid Beyond

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Friday, January 19, 2007

Waka Winter Classic

I'm a little late on this but there are still plenty more dates and bands to see. Once again this year the Wakarusa Musical Festival is offering a "battle of bands" throughout the midwest. The winner is up to you and everyone else in attendence so bring your friends to get your favorite band into Wakarusa. I've listed the entire tour and all the winners that I know of. I'll try to update this list with the winners. Make sure and check out some of the bands below...I recommend checking out The Balance's "Dust".

1/12 - Knickerbockers Lincoln, NB - The Balance
1/13 - Cabooze Minneapolis, MN - Sol Spectre
1/14 - High Noon Saloon Madison, WI - Chinese Fingertrap
1/15 - The Picador Iowa City, IA - Public Property
1/16 - People's Bar Ames, IA - Unannounced
1/17 - The Aggie Ft Collin, CO - Unannounced
1/19 - Davey's Uptown Kansas, MO - (Phillip Bradley, The Border Bandits, The Down Trunks, Bad Abbey, Grazgrove)
1/20 - Quixotes Denver, CO - (Savoy, Storytyme, StraC, Revolutionary Side Effects,
1/20 - Blue Note Columbia, MO - (Hilary Scott Band, Soulshine, East Ash Street Band,
Soustace, Mississippi Flapjacks, TBD)
1/21 - Auntie Mae's Parlor Manhatten, KS - ( The Violet Lights, Barefoot Rebellion, Groove
Hustlers, Liars of Local Interest)
1/22 - Auntie Mae's Parlor Manhatten, KS - (The Ruckus, The Canvas, that damn sasquatch,
13th Step)
1/25 - The Outland Springfield, MO - (Austin McCutchen, The Beautiful Losers, Jah Roots, 12th
1/26 - Opolis Norman, OK - (Christopher Wray Quartet, Jabarvy, Galapagos, Reido)
1/26 - The Bottleneck Lawrence, KS - (Volunteers, Guse, Emperor Stan, Poor Minor's Union,
Delta Nove)
1/27 - Cain's Ballroom Tulsa, OK
1/30 - George's Majestic Fayetteville, AK
1/31 - Hangar 9 Carbondale, IL
2/1 - High Dive Champaign, IL
2/2 - Kinestic Playground Chicago, IL
2/3 - Lucas School House St. Louis, MO

For updates please visit the official Waka Winter Classic Website.

The Balance - Blizzard
The Balance - Kinetic Groove
The Balance - Dust
Revolutionary Side Effects - Fire Breathing Piranhas
Revolutionary Side Effects - Harvest
Mississippi Flapjacks - Clockwork
12th Street - Battle Cry
12th Street - Slip

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Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Umphrey's McGee Tour Dates

3.05.07 Fox Theatre - Boulder, CO
3.06.07 Fox Theatre - Boulder, CO
4.03.07 Iowa Memorial Union Ballroom - Iowa City, IA
4.04.07 The Blue Note - Columbia, MO
4.05.07 The Pageant - St. Louis, MO
4.06.07 Egyptian Room - Murat Centre - Indianapolis, IN
4.07.07 Egyptian Room - Murat Centre - Indianapolis, IN
4.11.07 Calvin Theatre - Northampton, MA
4.12.07 Avalon Ballroom - Boston, MA
4.13.07 Nokia Theatre Times Square - New York, NY
4.14.07 9:30 Club Washington, D.C.
4.15.07 Water Street Music Hall - Rochester, NY
4.17.07 The Opera House Toroto, Ontario, Canada
4.18.07 Penn's Peak - Jim Thorpe, PA
4.19.07 Town Ballroom - Buffalo, NY
4.20.07 Newport Music Hall - Columbus, OH
4.21.07 TBA - Chicago, IL (Green Apple Music Festival)

Make sure you also check out their new podcast...featuring a pretty excellent Shine on You Crazy Diamond!

Umphrey's McGee Podcast

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Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Blog Status

You may have noticed I have not kept up with posts since the New Year, but that will change shortly. Phish & Chips more than likely will be back next week with the usual 4-6 posts a week. Keep jammin!

Monday, January 08, 2007

Get You Some Torrents

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