The Villagers’ brand of folk acoustic is offset with a bigger band look (there is a full group of six) with Conor O’Brien as the creative lynchpin. He’s drawn comparisons with Elliot Smith, yet some tracks like ‘Pieces’ have the flayed emotion of Radiohead, while others like ‘Down’ and ‘Under The Sea’ have a driving percussion to add some ham to the haunches.
Bob Weir sat in with an all-star cast for the Rex Benefit’s ‘American Beauty’ event.
Tedeschi Trucks Band treated the Orpheum Theatre in Boston to an acoustic set full of blues classics.
Greensky Bluegrass welcomed guitarist Tom Hamilton of opening band Ghost Light to kick off their two-night run at the Mission Ballroom in Denver.
Phish kicked off a three-night stand at the North Charleston Coliseum that closes the band’s Fall Tour 2019 on Friday night in North Charleston, South Carolina.
The Peach Music Festival’s 2020 lineup includes headliners Oysterhead, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead featuring Oteil Burbridge and The String Cheese Incident.