All posts by Aaron Davis

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    MUSIC BOX: Silver Dollar Bar shines with makeover

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – These are electrifying times at the historic Silver Dollar Bar in The Wort Hotel, where the construction phase of a remodel has been in the works since mid-winter. The space itself has grown...

    • Posted May 19, 2015
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  • O’Neal performs with the NeverSweat Players, featuring acoustic guitar, mandolin, fiddle and upright bass. PHOTO: ARNICA SPRING
    MUSIC BOX: Never Sweat at Songwriter’s Alley

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Born and raised on a dude ranch in Moran while performing in plays at the family-operated Jackson Hole Playhouse, Jess Camilla O’Neal now lives in Dubois where she performs with her band, The...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Jeff Stein and Matt Donovan are the inspired minds behind the Contour Music Festival. (Photo: Hannah Hardaway)
    MUSIC BOX: Upcoming mega music fest is labor of love

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – With the inaugural Contour Music Festival just seven weeks away (June 11 to 14), featuring more than 35 national acts – from Thievery Corporation and Deltron 3030 to Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires...

    • Posted April 23, 2015
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    MUSIC BOX: Get weird with Peelander-Z

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Introducing, from Planet Peelander, the Japanese action comic punk band: Peelander-Z. Based in New York City, it’s highly unlikely Jacksonites have seen any such act with Japanese-style theatrics and constant crowd interaction coupled...

    • Posted April 14, 2015
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  • Wyatt Lowe & the Mayhem Kings just returned from a run of shows in Chicago. (Photo credit: Zac Rosser.)
    MUSIC BOX: Sodapop’s Bottomless Well

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Seventeen-year-old guitar slinger and rockabilly minstrel Wyatt Lowe has the goods of a seasoned musician that would lead you to believe he has been a performing bandleader for decades. The evidence is his...

    • Posted April 7, 2015
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  • JHMR closing weekend throws down with Moonalice, Mandatory Air, Head to Head, John Wayne’s World, and Naive Melodies: Tribute to the Talking Heads. (Photo credit: Moonalice)
    MUSIC BOX: Beam up to planet Moonalice

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Moonalice. The name alone suggests an Alice-in-Wonderland-esque psychedelic trip through a Jetsons-era mind warp. Certainly Grateful Dead-inspired, the music of Moonalice is carefree and occasionally cheesy through its free spirit (“It’s 4:20 Somewhere”),...

    • Posted March 31, 2015
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  • A wave of top-notch talent hits town theaters and listening rooms this week. (Photo credit: TV on the Radio)
    MUSIC BOX: TV on the Radio: Imaginative as the name

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The formula of art + rock + soul = TV on the Radio—a beacon of light in a tidal wave of bands that don’t fit neatly into any one box. The Brooklyn quartet’s...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Sneaky Pete & The Secret Weapons
    MUSIC BOX: The Rendezvous Fest takeover

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – When the man behind the crime-spree song “The Road Goes on Forever (and the Party Never Ends)” tells you that he’s “had some killer times in Jackson” and “had the worst hangover of...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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    MUSIC BOX: March Radness at the Vill

    Even if powder days haven’t been stacked within our weekly schedule as of late, come early March there’s always reprieve with Music Under the Tram (March 7 – April 5) and the accompanying Rendezvous Fest (March 19...

    • Posted March 3, 2015
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  • One of the few late shows this winter at the Trap Bar will be a high-energy dance party with Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds this Thursday. (Photo credit: Sister Sparrow)
    MUSIC BOX: Dirty Birds late night at The Trap

    Soul queen Arleigh Kincheloe, a.k.a. Sister Sparrow, commands the stage with body language that is both sly and stirring, coupled with a boundless voice that draws you into her infectious smolder. Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds...

    • Posted February 24, 2015
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