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Check out pro-shot videos and Andrew Blackstein’s photos from Perpetual Groove’s recent visit to Brooklyn Bowl in New York City.
Southern jam quartet Perpetual Groove announced a four-show New Year’s Run.
Listen to audio and watch video highlights of Perpetual Groove’s recent visit to The Culture Room in Fort Lauderdale.
JamBase contributor Bryan Lasky shares his take and photos on Perpetual Groove’s visit to Putnam Place in Saratoga Springs with opener CBDB.
Athens-based quartet Perpetual Groove will return to Ohio and confirmed a series of three June dates in the south.
Listen to Brock Butler lead Umphrey’s McGee on a Paul Simon cover in 2010 to celebrate the upcoming pairing of UM and Perpetual Groove in Charleston.
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About Perpetual Groove
Perpetual Groove has grown quickly into a formidable international touring organization. Now based in Athens, GA, the band continues to ride an unending wave of momentum buoyed by an enthusiastic fan base and international critical acclaim. PGroove’s music has evolved into a genre-bending, highly original sound that touches upon jazz-rock, neo-psychedelia, R&B, trance electronica, progressive rock, and anthemic arena rock. Their large catalog of original music offers something for everyone, but the band is also known for their eclectic range of covers; including everything from Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” to Rage Against The Machine’s “Bulls On Parade”. The addition of an intense, retina burning, intelligent light show creates an atmosphere unlike any other, assuring fans they’ll get a highly polished, yet different show each night.
Perpetual Groove released their first album, Sweet Oblivious Antidote, in 2003 on Harmonized Records after their first year of solid touring. Besides being the top seller for The Home Grown Music Network that year (it out-sold releases by Phish, Widespread Panic, and others), it was also voted HGMN Top Fan Pick for 2003. The buzz only got bigger on the 2004 follow-up record, All This Everything, which was produced by Grammy award-winner Robert Hannon. LiveLoveDie, their third record was released in March of 2007 and represents a significant evolutionary departure in style for Perpetual Groove. Teaming up once again with Hannon and Tree Sound Studios, the band set forth to create a darker sonic landscape without sacrificing too much of that “PGroove quality” thanks in part to Butler’s warm, soaring vocals. HEAL, released in 2010, firmly established Perpetual Groove as more than a jamband with its focus on well-crafted songs. Honey Cuts, an EP released later in 2010, featuring three songs that did not fit the theme of Heal.
On November 17th, 2011 it was announced that original keyboardist Matthew McDonald was rejoining the band. McDonald, keyboardist from 2001-2008, is an integral part of the PGroove sound and his addition has fans excited.
PGroove continues to tour relentlessly throughout the United States and is a staple in the US festival scene with performances at All Good Music Festival, Gathering of the Vibes, Wakarusa, Bonnaroo, Jam Cruise, High Sierra, Jazz Fest, Riverbend and their own annual gathering, Amberland. The band has also made appearances at International events such as Jam in the Dam and Caribbean Holidaze. Perpetual Groove continues to push the envelope in the music industry, touring behind the first ever 5.1 surround sound system and producing the first album to be completely offset by renewable energy credits.
The lineup for the 30th annual Warren Haynes Christmas Jam, which is expanded to two nights in 2018, has been revealed.
The Tedeschi Trucks Band started rolling out plans for Winter Tour 2019 including a series of multi-night runs.
Chicago-based sextet Umphrey’s McGee confirmed the Wax On, Wax Off Winter Tour 2019.
Phish Fall Tour 2018 webcasts include multi-night runs in Hampton, Rosemont and Las Vegas.
Tedeschi Trucks Band closed out their six-show Beacon Theatre run with help from Warren Haynes. Listen to full-show audio of their final night their residency.