Sep 14, 2015 • 6:40 am PDT
Organizers have announced Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir will be a “special guest” at the event. Wavy Gravy will serve as Minister of Mirth while Murph & Mac will be Masters of Ceremonies and Harry Duncan will be Roots & Rhythm Spin Master.
Producers of the 2013 Mount Tam Jam have announced Tedeschi Trucks Band will headline the 2015 Sound Summit. The new one-day concert event will take place September 19 at Cushing Memorial Amphitheater in Mount Tamalpais State Park in Mill Valley, California.
Joining Tedeschi Trucks Band on the bill are Dr. John & The Nite Trippers, The Mother Hips, The Mother Truckers and The Portland Cello Project. Sponsored by the nonprofit Roots & Branches Conservancy which is run by Mount Tam Jam executive producer Michael Nash, Sound Summit’s historic location is the same as the 1967 Fantasy Fair & Magic Mountain concert event which featured performances over multiple days by more than 30 bands including Jefferson Airplane, The Byrds and The Doors, and is often regarded as the first major American music festival.
Tickets to Sound Summit are currently available through the festival’s website.
Watch video, view photos and read a review of the Marco Benevento and Moon Hooch show last Friday night in Philadelphia.
Widespread Panic offered several bust outs Sunday night, including a special cover played in honor of late guitarist Michael Houser.
Dave Grohl will take Foo Fighters on the road for spring and summer dates next year.
Watch Bob Dylan pay tribute to his friend and Traveling Wilburys’ band mate Tom Petty by ending Saturday’s show with a debut cover of “Learning To Fly.”
Friday’s Primus tour opener featured a set of career-spanning material followed by a full performance of ‘The Desaturating Seven.’
Chad Berndtson talked to guitarist Jimmy Herring about his new project The Invisible Whip, the state of Widespread Panic, Col. Bruce Hampton and more.