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ALO went repeat-free, served up a different Doobie Brothers cover each night and collaborated with Horseshoes & Hand Grenades at all four of this past weekend’s Tour d’Amour XIII shows.
Listen to a crispy soundboard matrix recording of ALO’s recent Tour d’Amour XIII opening show at Humbrews in Arcata.
- ALO Welcomes Jack Casady, Jennifer Hartswick, Steve Kimock, TAUK & More On Jam Cruise: Full Show Audio
ALO’s memorable Stardust Theater set aboard Jam Cruise 17 featured guest appearances from Jack Casady, Steve Kimock, TAUK, Jennifer Hartswick, Turkuaz Horns, Big Sam, Sunshine Becker and Leslie Mendelson.
ALO’s “sail away set” aboard Jam Cruise 17 featured a varied mix of beloved originals and covers, including “Woodstock” with members of Fruition.
ALO will embark on the 13th annual Tour d’Amour in February and March 2019.
This past weekend’s ALO and Tea Leaf Green shows in Colorado each ended with an encore featuring members of both bands.
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About Dave Brogan
Dave Brogan – Drummer/Multi-Instrumentalist/Composer
Dave Brogan’s music encompasses everything from psychedelic funk to poppy jam-rock to meditative synth drone ensembles. Brogan started learning both piano and percussion at the age of seven. His piano studies took him in the direction of music theory, songwriting and composition, and drum studies at UCSB, where he hooked up with the west-coast jam outfit ALO – pulling triple duty as drummer, songwriter and occasional lead singer. He has recorded multiple albums with the band including Fly Between Falls, Roses & Clover and this year’s release Man Of The World produced by Jack Johnson, all for Brushfire Records/Universal.
In January of 2008, Brogan headed into the studio to record material he’d been developing over the last few years. Tim Bluhm, lead singer and guitarist of California cult band The Mother Hips, produced and appeared on the record. Ranging from atmospheric acoustic folk to pseudo arena-rock anthems, the songs on the album reflect Brogan’s continued dedication to the eclectic. He also plays most of the instruments on the album, which features guest artists Jackie Greene, Paul Hoaglin, Tim Young, bandmate Dan Lebowitz and others. The album, titled Thunderbird Sun Transformation, was released in October 2008. He continues to tour in support of TST and debut new material with a stellar line-up including members of Tea Leaf Green, Garrin Benfield and Evil Farmer. Dave has also become an instrumental fixture in the Bay Area music scene. He plays and tours with various side projects. Check out more info on all of them at davebrogan.com
The setlist for the second night of Phish Riviera Maya in Mexico featured another substantial bust out in the first set and a second half packed with a pair of big jams, old-school staples and more.
Bruce Hornsby will release the guest-filled studio album ‘Absolute Zero’ in April, shared its lead single “Voyager One” and confirmed a series of Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers tour dates.
Phish’s 2019 trip to Mexico started on an extremely high note with a setlist that included three huge bust outs and two all-time jams. Check out a recap and The Skinny from Thursday night at Phish Riviera Maya.
The JamBase Podcast Episode 31 features a “Musical Mentors” interview with Cory Wong as well as The Rundown review of recent news items.
A celebration of the new Tedeschi Trucks Band album took a more somber tone just days after the passing of founding member Kofi Burbridge.