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Livetronica act theNEWDEAL will hit the road for the first time in three years this summer as they debut a new lineup.
Davide Di Renzo will replace Joel Stouffer as the drummer for theNEWDEAL, who shared a new 16-minute studio jam “Halo Drive.”
Here’s your chance to watch all three upcoming the Disco Biscuits’ shows live from Las Vegas as well as Thursday’s opening set from theNEWDEAL.
The Disco Biscuits returned to The Capitol Theatre Saturday to close out their debut two-night stand at the famed venue. Check out photos and full show audio from last night.
The Disco Biscuits finally made their Capitol Theatre debut last night in Port Chester. Check out photos, audio and video of a cover debut.
This Friday and Saturday’s shows at The Capitol Theatre featuring the Disco Biscuits and theNEWDEAL will be webcast live.
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theNEWDEAL is back
Formed in Toronto in 1999; back for the first time in over 2 years
It feels like the right time for us to be playing together again, says bassist Dan Kurtz. theNEWDEAL needed some time to find some new musical inspiration and get some perspective on what is important about what, and how, we play together.
theNEWDEAL first began in Toronto in 1999, and came up through the American Jam scene in the decade that followed. Since the theNEWDEAL’s beginning, it has been hard to categorize this band, which shows in the wide range of artists that they have played with (Everyone from Herbie Hancock to the Roots, from Moby to Fatboy Slim). A long-time staple of the Jam scene, theNEWDEALs improvisational interpretation of Electro House, Trance, Breakbeat and Drum & Bass has brought traditionally electronic music to the live music scene, adding a human element and vibrance that can sometimes get lost in the sea of computerized perfection.
We just needed a break to go do other things, adds keyboardist Jamie Shields. When the thing you love begins to feel only like work, its time to step away.
Darren Shearer, theNEWDEALs original drummer, has decided not to continue in this next phase of the bands career. In his place, Dan and Jamie are excited to welcome Toronto-based drummer Joel Stouffer. Joel is one of only two drummers who has ever managed to fill Darrens shoes in the past, having played brilliantly with the band when Darren broke his hand in 2011. Joel has spent the last seven years touring the world with Dan in Electropop band Dragonette.
The Avett Brothers unearthed their take on Randy Travis’ 1987 #1 country hit “Forever And Ever, Amen” for the first time since 2017 last night in Mississippi – watch fan-shot video.
- The String Cheese Incident Honor Chuck Berry & Unearth Miles Davis Cover In St. Louis: Full Show Audio
The String Cheese Incident paid homage to Chuck Berry and unearthed Miles Davis’ “All Blues” for the first time since 2004 last night at the Fox Theater – listen to full show audio.
The String Cheese Incident kicked off a two-night stand at the Fox Theater in St. Louis by dusting off covers by Traffic, Led Zeppelin and Billie Joe Shaver.
Phil Lesh & Friends kicked off a two-night stand at Terrapin Crossroads with a lineup that includes moe. guitarist Al Schnier and North Mississippi Allstars’ Luther and Cody Dickinson – watch full show video.
- [UPDATED] SweetWater 420 Fest Announces Free nugs.tv Webcast: Widespread Panic, Joe Russo's Almost Dead & More
A free webcast of this weekend’s SweetWater 420 Fest will feature performances from Widespread Panic, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong and more.