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Robert Walter’s 20th Congress and Barika both welcomed Phish bassist Mike Gordon for guest appearances on Wednesday night at Higher Ground in Burlington, Vermont.
Led by their grooves, Barika is wholly rhythmic, captivating audiences with the beautiful, hypnotic way in which they interweave melody and groove to create something that is not only danceable, but incredibly interesting to listen to. Barika creates a soundscape of funk soaked in psychedelic, West African resonance.” – Performer Magazine
From Burlington, VT, Barika is deep groove music, inspired by the sounds from the Wassoulou region of Mali. A mesmerizing blend of highly danceable poly rhythmic grooves mixed with ethereal dub-scape, the ensemble features Caleb Bronze (drums), JP Candelier (bass), Andric Severence (keyboards), Craig Myers (Kamel N’goni), Dave Purcell (Trumpet), Gordon Clark (Trombone) and Deva Racusin (Tenor Sax).
Yonder Moutain String Band welcomed Andrew McConathy of The Drunken Hearts for an old staple cover during their set at Ardmore Music Hall in Pennsylvania.
moe. dusted off Pink Floyd covers at the Town Ballroom in Buffalo and treated the hometown crowd to some local flavor as well.
The Disco Biscuits unveiled more new songs during the closer of their two-night tour kickoff at the Roxian Theatre in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania.
ALO will start 2020 with their annual Tour D’Amour and the release of new EP ‘Creatures, Vol. 2: Weave,’ which includes lead single “Baby Blind Spot.”
The Black Crowes’ Chris Robinson and Rich Robinson teamed up for acoustic performances and an interview during a recent visit to KCRW’s ‘Morning Becomes Eclectic.’