On Wednesday, January 21st, 2009, the people at 10,000 Lakes Festival unveiled their “biggest announcement ever”. Being a fan of the festival, I waited patiently for the news to come across the wire and when it did it left me scratching my head. The biggest announcement ever was that Dave Matthews Band, Wilco and Widepread Panic
Umphrey’s McGee is releasing their sixth studio album entitled Mantis to the world on January 20th, 2009. Perhaps not by coincidence, this is also inauguration day in America for a fellow Chicagoan which marks a progressive step forward in a new direction for our country. Thanks to the prudence of Umphrey’s McGee and the dedication to their
In 1989 a group of college students in Wigan, England came together and formed one of the greatest rock bands of the 1990’s. Verve was their name then but later they were forced to change it to The Verve due to a trademark infringement lawsuit by the jazz label, Verve records. I first heard the band at
After a 5 year break that left Phishheads scrambling for something new, Phish is back and has officially released a 2009 summer tour through the month of June. Rumors of them headlining this year’s Bonnaroo Festival in Manchester, TN still cannot be ruled out, since the festival runs June 11-14 and the boys will be
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