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Livetronica duo Break Science will begin 2019 with a series of dates in Colorado.
Lettuce expanded their 2019 tour plans with a series of late-March tour dates.
Powerhouse funk band Lettuce detailed their 2019 Rage Rocks concert at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colorado; which will feature a Jerry Garcia Band cover set.
Lettuce added 10 dates to their first tour of 2019.
Lettuce will begin 2019 with a 19-date winter tour.
Details of the 2018 Lettuce New Year’s Run, which includes three shows in three different cities, have been revealed.
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About Adam Deitch
Adam Deitch may have been predestined to be a drummer. The son of two professional funk drummers, Adam first picked up his sticks at the age of two. By eight, he was sitting in with his parents funk band, playing everything from jazz to funk and R&B.
Adam’s interest in hip hop was sparked by his production work with his home town rap crew, The Secret Service. In 1992/3, he was frequently the house drummer for The Nuyorican Poets Cafe in New York City, which backed up then emerging artists, Erika Badu, Mos Def, Company Flow, Mr. Lif and radio personality Bobito “The Barber”.
Adam further honed his drumming and production skills while attending Berklee college of Music in 1994. There he met many like-minded, driven individuals, with whom he still collaborates to this day. The bands Fatbag, Lettuce, The Wallyís house band, The Formula and numerous other projects evolved from this network in Boston.
In his third year in Boston, he joined the world renowned Average White Band, whom he then joined and performed with for the following two years. While touring with AWB, Adam performed alongside many of his heroes including Earth Wind and Fire, Tower of Power and Chaka Khan.
After a brief stint with Lettuce at the Wetlands in NYC, he had an opportunity to play with Miles Davis Alumnus, jazz guitarist John Scofield, and joined Johnís band shortly thereafter. He has recorded on John’s last two records, both Verve releases, Grammy nominated Uberjam and new release Up all Night, which he also shares composers credit on many of the tracks.
Adam currently resides in New York City focusing on his hip hop production skills by producing tracks for such artists as; Soulive, Michelle N’degeocello, Jurassic 5, J-Live, D.J. Green Lantern, Wordsworth, Benzino, Anthony Hamilton, Black Rob and Cam’ron.
Umphrey’s McGee presented an “All Night Wrong” set of covers voted on by fans on Friday at Holidaze in Puerto Morelos, Mexico. The set featured guest appearances from Aron Magner of the Disco Biscuits and UM band and crew members’ children.
Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio kicked off a run in Boulder with a show featuring the first versions of “Snowflakes In The Sand” and “Glide II” since the 1990s.
Episode 27 of The JamBase Podcast starts with “The Rundown” containing a guest appearance from Phish lyricist Tom Marshall and concludes with Pink Talking Fish discussing “The Art Of The Setlist.”
Phil Lesh & Friends, Trey Anastasio Band and The String Cheese Incident are among the acts featured on The Peach Music Festival’s 2019 lineup.
The initial 2019 lineup for the High Sierra Music Festival includes Greensky Bluegrass, Jim James and many more.