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Skerik, Stanton Moore and Charlie Hunter will play a pair of rare “OG” Garage A Trois concerts at Brooklyn Bowl in September.
Watch and listen to Les Claypool’s Bastard Jazz’s recent Jazz Fest late night concert in New Orleans.
The String Cheese Incident’s first of three consecutive shows in New Orleans featured an appearance from Mike Dillon and a performance of a cover SCI last played over 15 years ago.
Stream the self-described “New Orleans exotica” track “Tiki Birdwhistle” recorded by Mike Dillon And The Mallet Men at Color Red.
Listen to “Bonobo,” the lead single from Mike Dillion’s surprise new studio album that features an impressive lineup of New Orleans-based musicians.
A recent moe. show in Kansas City featured a guest appearance from percussionist Mike Dillon and the return of a long-lost Rush cover.
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Critters Buggin. Malachy Papers. Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe. Garage A Trois. The Hairy ApesBMX. Les Claypool’s Frog Brigade. The one element in common with all these bands is a man named Mike Dillon. His skill on percussion instruments of many stripes has caught the attention of groups far and wide keeping Mike busy on stages and in studios for many years. His latest project is the marimba and vibe driven instrumental propulsion of the Black Frames, where he performs with his Critters Buggin bandmates Brad Houser and Skerik along with Earl Harvin, a simply fab drummer from the great state of Texas. Their sound is thick and gnarly and all kinds of good as long as you like your water deep rather than shallow.
To watch Mike D. play is quite a thing. His entire body gets involved with the instruments and he rarely stops moving. His arms a blur and his head shaking nearly loose from his frame, Mike seems possessed with a desire to always find something new, something deliciously rhythmic in any piece. And low and behold he usually finds it.
Watch all three upcoming Widespread Panic shows at Red Rocks via nugs.tv live streams.
Watch Vampire Weekend cover The Doors’ “Peace Frog” on Saturday night at Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Phish closed out the second show of their two-night stand at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland with a six-song second set and a four-song encore that will not soon be forgotten.
Umphrey’s McGee teamed with drummer Jason Bonham to deliver a special third set of Led Zeppelin covers during Sunday’s concert at Red Rocks.
John Mayer played Jerry Garcia’s Wolf guitar at last night’s Dead & Company show at Citi Field in New York City.