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Twiddle will play two sets at the 2019 Adirondack Independence Music Festival this Labor Day Weekend.
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.
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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.
Antibalas will release a new album, ‘Fu Chronicles’ in February 2020 and previewed the LP with by sharing its lead single, “Fight Am Finish,” ahead of a 2020 nationwide tour.
Pigeons Playing Ping Pong will release their fifth studio album, ‘Presto,’ early next year and will support the LP with a 2020 winter tour.
Goose will hit the road with Pigeons Playing Ping Pong for a winter tour before flying off on their own for a spring tour to start 2020.
Wilco announced their first tour of 2020, which consists of 17 headlining dates in March and April.
The Revivalists confirmed Tank & The Bangas will open most dates of their 2020 winter tour and also added an April 2020 run.