All posts by Aaron Davis
MUSIC BOX: Tales of Adventure and Death
Wyoming troubadour brings moody sounds and stories to Songwriter’s Alley. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Laramie singer-songwriter J Shogren has solidified his brand of “catawampus American music” with the release of his fifth full-length album in the last...
- Posted October 18, 2016
MUSIC BOX: Music Fixture Releases Debut
Justin Smith celebrates his new release and valley sinners unite for the Devil Makes Three Redemption and Ruin Tour. JACKSON HOLE, WY – For more than two decades Justin Smith has been a dynamic staple of the local...
- Posted October 11, 2016
MUSIC BOX: Zappa Plays (Whatever the F@%k He Wants)
Dweezil Zappa keeps a legacy alive; Sean Hayes brings low-fi grit. JACKSON HOLE, WY – What I’ve noticed about unwieldy Frank Zappa fans is that they rarely put one casual foot in the circle. Instead they often...
- Posted October 4, 2016
MUSIC BOX: Big Easy Beloveds
The Subdudes deliver the soulful, sundry sounds of New Orleans to the Center. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Imagine Little Feat with a tambourine player for a drummer and an accordion in place of keys, add a hint...
- Posted September 28, 2016
MUSIC BOX: In the Name of Authenticity
Contour Music Festival returns with music, art and culture for a local audience. JACKSON HOLE, WY – When Contour Music Festival launched its inaugural event in June 2015, it included a large platform outdoor festival at Snow...
- Posted September 20, 2016
MUSIC BOX: Indie Musician Mojo
Two regional tour opportunities for Wyoming bands and a new artist directory take off. JACKSON HOLE, WY – In January, the Wyoming Arts Council announced the launch of several new programs to grow the state’s independent music...
- Posted September 13, 2016
MUSIC BOX: Acoustic Monsters and Soul Queens
Keller Williams & Leo Kottke co-bill & collaboration; Sharon Jones funks-up the Pink Garter JACKSON HOLE, WY – In awe of performing with his hero Leo Kottke, Keller Williams said, “I have many heroes but very few...
- Posted September 6, 2016
MUSIC BOX: Fiery Headliners, Fitz, and a Fete
Fireman’s Ball brings Gov’t Mule and Blackberry Smoke, Fitz & The Tantrums make a Wyoming debut, and the Wort turns 75. JACKSON HOLE, WY – With 76 years of community service under its belt, the Jackson Firefighters...
- Posted August 31, 2016
MUSIC BOX: Intimate Showing
Easy rolling tunes from troubadours who share history and chemistry. JACKSON HOLE, WY – In many ways, songwriters Shawn Colvin and Steve Earle were cut from the same cloth. Both have experienced multiple divorces (six for Earle),...
- Posted August 23, 2016
MUSIC BOX: Grand Goodbye
Outdoor concert series JH Live concludes with indie darlings Shovels & Rope. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent have made mountains out of molehills. Even after taking a brief hiatus to have their...
- Posted August 17, 2016