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Melvin Seals & JGB, Pink Talking Fish and Kung Fu are among the acts performing at the 2019 Yasgur Road Reunion – 50th Woodstock Anniversary Celebration in Bethel, New York.
- Jennifer Hartswick Guests With Melvin Seals & JGB And Star Kitchen In Port Chester: Full Show Pro-Shot Video
Melvin Seals & JGB and Star Kitchen were both joined by Jennifer Hartswick for portions of their performances at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York on Saturday night.
A free webcast of Saturday’s Melvin Seals & JGB with special guest Jennifer Hartswick and Star Kitchen at The Capitol Theatre is available.
Famed keyboardist Melvin Seals will lead Melvin Seals & JGB on the Roadrunner Tour throughout March of 2019.
High-quality video of Melvin Seals & JGB’s recent show in Ardmore featuring guests Eddie Roberts, Ron Holloway and Chelsea ViaCava surfaced.
A free webcast of Sunday’s 16th annual Jerry Day will feature sets from Stu Allen & Mars Hotel, Melvin Seals & JGB and the Gary Gates Band.
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About Melvin Seals & JGB
Melvin is best known for his long friendship and musical partnership with cultural icon and guitarist Jerry Garcia and the smile of his that lights up the room. Melvin spun his B-3 magic with the Jerry Garcia Band for 18 years and in doing so helped pioneer and define what has now become “Jam Band Music”. From blues to funk to rock to jazz, Melvin Seals serves up a tasty mix with a little R&B and gospel thrown in to spice things up. Melvin and JGB brings an intuitive, expressive style, soul, spontaneity and remarkable chops to the table. With acoustic and electric ingredients and unique combinations of guitar, mandolin, slide and lap steel with savory bass, hearty drums and, of course, a heapin’ helpin’ of the wizard’s magic on Hammond B-3 Organ and keyboards, the result is a most satisfying blend of natural organic grooves that challenges genre boundaries. Their chemistry is the focus from which they create a spontaneous and high art where the sky is the limit musically. They offer an exciting, often psychedelic musical journey that keeps audiences dancing and smiling (and some staring in amazement) for several hours. Melvin is pioneering a path deeper into the musical territory he helped to establish.
Melvin Seals has been a powerful Presence in the music industry for over 30 years with a long-established reputation as a performer, Recording Artist and Producer . Melvin is most revered for his powerful, high-spirited, Hammond B-3 organ, and Keyboards in the Jerry Garcia Band. Adding his rock-gospel-soul-rhythm and blues touch with his funky style of playing, no wonder Jerry nicknamed him “Master of the Universe”. Melvin continues to treat music lovers to his unique brand of melodic flavor. Come see and hear for yourself, the Soul of the Bay…Melvin Seals.
The soundtrack for ‘Echo In The Canyon’ features music from and inspired by the documentary film from Jakob Dylan, Neil Young, Beck, Cat Power, Jade Castrinos and more. Jakob Dylan & Jade Castrinos’ “Go Where You Wanna Go” is the soundtrack’s first single.
Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg talks about how he discovered Phish and other music-related topics in a new interview.
Guitarist Dweezil Zappa will perform Frank Zappa’s ‘Hot Rats’ and more over the course of a lengthy world tour this fall.
JamBase will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a special show featuring The Camp Harry All-Stars, Big Light and Ron Artis II & The Truth at San Francisco’s The Chapel.
Young guitar prodigy Taz Niederauer was joined by P-Funk’s Eric McFadden and Dead & Co.’s Oteil Burbridge on Monday night.