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Primus dusted off their most complete cover of Rush’s “Cygnus X-1” in years on Saturday night in Asheville.
Oysterhead, the Trey Anastasio Band, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead and Gary Clark Jr. are among the acts on the initial SweetWater 420 Fest 2020 lineup.
Oysterhead and the Trey Anastasio Band are aboard the 2020 SweetWater 420 Fest lineup as headliners.
Oysterhead announced a pair of shows at 1st Bank Center in Broomfield, Colorado next February 2020.
In celebration of Sausage’s upcoming return to the stage after 25 years, this week’s Sunday Cinema features the trio’s lone live performance available on YouTube.
Les Claypool will pull double duty on New Year’s Eve when Sausage will perform for the first time in 25 years in serving as the opener for The Claypool Lennon Delirium in San Francisco.
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Les Claypool at Joy Theater
- Opening Jam
- The Seven
- 2nd Jam
- Mr. Wright
- 3rd Jam
- D's Diner
About Les Claypool
Leslie Edward “Les” Claypool (born September 29, 1963 in Richmond, California, U.S.) is a singer, lyricist, bassist, multi-instrumentalist, and composer, best known for his work with the alternative rock band Primus. Claypool’s mastery of the electric bass has brought him into the spotlight with his funky, creative playing style. Claypool mixes finger-tapping, flamenco-like strumming, and a Larry Graham-like slap technique to develop his own unique style and has earned respect as one of rock’s premier bass talents, becoming an influence for younger bassists in recent years.
Claypool has also self produced and engineered his solo releases from his own studio “Rancho Relaxo.” In 2006 was the release of a full-length feature film Electric Apricot written and directed by Claypool as well as a debut novel South of the Pumphouse.
Billy Strings wrapped a two-night stand at Brooklyn Bowl on Saturday following Friday’s concert at the New York City venue featuring guitarist Brandon ‘Taz’ Niederauer sitting-in.
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.”