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ALO’s Labor Day concert at Terrapin Crossroads’ outdoor stage featured a tribute to Neal Casal and special guests Jason Crosby and Stu Allen.
Dennis Cook shares his thoughts of ALO’s recent concert at Moe’s Alley in Santa Cruz.
JamBase contributor Dennis Cook shares his take on Magic In The Other and Tommy Guerrero’s recent concert at Moe’s Alley in Santa Cruz.
Release Day Picks this week highlights new albums by The Flaming Lips, ALO, From Good Homes, Turkuaz and Joe Pug.
ALO will release a series of EPs starting with Creatures, Vol. 1: Spark, which features the new single “Get To Do It Again.”
Watch ALO’s performance of “Falling Dominoes” from their Pool Deck set aboard Jam Cruise 17.
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About Steve Adams
As a young kid growing up in Saratoga, CA, Steve was often found plucking keys at the house piano. His early love of music led him to elementary school ensembles, violin and alto sax in hand. He bought his first bass guitar at 13 with lawn-mowing money and formed a band called Django (later to become ALO) with middle schoolmates Zach Gill and Dan Lebowitz. Steve went on to college in Santa Barbara, CA with his bandmates and played upright and electric bass in the Middle East Ensemble and Jazz Band. He graduated from UCSB with an Ethnomusicology degree and moved back to the Bay Area, settling in San Francisco, CA. After a good number of years in the city, Steve moved to Oakland, CA, which he now calls home. Steve continues to play with ALO in addtion to Bay Area bands Big Light, Nicki Bluhm & the Gramblers and Newfangled Wasteland. Over the years, he has also had the pleasure of playing with Jack Johnson, Matt Costa, Brett Dennen, Sara Bareilles, Jackie Greene, Tim Bluhm, Laurie Lewis, Forest Sun, The Court & Spark and Tea Leaf Green. His broad range of experiences, along with his steady groove and warm tone, continue to make him an in-demand bass player both in the studio and on stage.
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The Tedeschi Trucks Band tacked on a three-night stand in Boston to their Fall Tour 2019.
Greensky Bluegrass busted out a Phish cover, dedicated a song to Jeff Austin and welcomed Billy Strings and members of his band as part of their Red Rocks Run 2019 finale on Sunday.
The Revivalists enlisted Bob Saget for a cover of The Who’s “My Generation” as part of their set on Sunday at KAABOO Del Mar.
Ween returned to the stage for the first time in 2019 on Sunday for a full performance of their 1997 studio album ‘The Mollusk’ and more at Riot Fest in Chicago.
‘Not Not Jazz,’ a documentary film about Medeski, Martin & Wood, will premiere at the Woodstock Fim Festival in New York.