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Watch Everyone Orchestra featuring members of moe., Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, The Revivalists and more kick off a recent show in Charleston with an improvised piece entitled “Take It.”
The lineup of musicians Matt Butler will lead during an Everyone Orchestra performance at Higher Ground later this month has been revealed.
The String Cheese Incident welcomed a parade of guests during the first of four scheduled headlining shows at this year’s Electric Forest Festival.
The lineup for an upcoming Everyone Orchestra concert at Terrapin Crossroads includes Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh.
Everyone Orchestra will perform two times at each weekend of this year’s Electric Forest music festival at Double JJ Ranch in Rothbury, Michigan.
Organizers of the Summer Camp Music Festival have revealed the lineup for this year’s Make A Difference Celebration With Everyone Orchestra.
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About Matt Butler
MATT BUTLER is the founder and conductor of The Everyone Orchestra, a revolving cast of stellar musicians he brings together for festival superjams and special events. He is also the drummer for Hot Buttered Rum and a producer and composer as well.
Matt creates organic grooves and songs with Native American drums, didgeridoo, trapset and vocals. Matt’s debut CD, The Redwood Project is a benefit CD to help protect California’s ancient redwood ecosystem and was featured in the Grateful Dead Almanac. Good Options, his second release, features stellar guest performances by Dr. Didg and members of Ratdog and Jambay.
For more than eight years, Matt was the drummer for West Coast jam band Jambay. With over 1,000 performances to their credit, Jambay frequented music festivals such as HORDE, Laguna Seca Daze, Hogfarm Pignic and Bumbershoot. Jambay also worked with Ken Kesey as the pit band for his play Twister.
Matt also spends time as a studio drummer and producer and loves making music with kids.
Ticketmaster’s Summer Of Live promotion includes 4-packs featuring four tickets for the price of three to select concerts.
Colorado’s The Motet will go coast-to-coast over the course of their fall tour.
Billy Strings will release his sophomore studio album, ‘Home,’ this September and confirmed an extensive fall tour in support of the Rounder Records LP.
Mandolin player Jeff Austin, the former co-founding member of Yonder Mountain String band current Jeff Austin Band leader, has died.
Widespread Panic will return to Mexico with a number of their musical friends for Panic En La Playa Nueve in January.