- MUSIC BOX: Jackson turns 100, Skynyrd turns 40
- GET OUT: Equal exposure in the Equality State
- Ice Bucket Challenge met locally
- CULTURE FRONT: Wallis returns to da streets
- Power to the pedestrian
- Don’t Ask Me No Questions
- Film series rides French New Wave
- WyoFile special: Who bankrolls Wyo.’s top-funded primary candidates?
- MUSIC BOX
- Author talks richness of the road
All posts by Aaron Davis
MUSIC BOX: Jackson turns 100, Skynyrd turns 40
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Anthemic and hard rocking, slow burning and lyrically meditative while often threading excessive triple-guitar assaults, the music of Lynyrd Skynyrd defines hard Southern rock. Even beyond the biggest hits (“Free Bird,” “Sweet Home...
- Posted August 27, 2014
Nasty phunk in the Commons Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Drawing on mastery of all of the tools that make funk music what it is, Dumpstaphunk is a self-assured, borderline supergroup that is at least supercharged. The term...
- Posted August 20, 2014
MUSIC BOX: Shorty, swagger and a celebration of life
Feel good brass of Trombone Shorty Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Growing up in the Treme neighborhood of New Orleans – the cultural hub of modern brass band tradition and culture – Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews fronted his...
- Posted August 13, 2014
MUSIC BOX: Summer music scene red hot
By my acute calculations, the climax of summer music offerings is this week. Get it while it’s hot! Targhee Bluegrass celebrates No. 27 Jackson Hole, Wyoming – If you’re not juiced for this year’s Targhee Bluegrass Festival...
- Posted August 6, 2014
MUSIC BOX: Get Reckless in the Commons
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Despite the Braun brothers being born in Idaho and having founded the band Reckless Kelly in Bend, Oregon, before moving to Austin in 1997, they more or less define the “Texas country” tag....
- Posted July 30, 2014
MUSIC BOX: Delta Reverend takes you South
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Raw and gruff and all that hillbilly stuff, Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band’s new album Between the Ditches debuted at number one on the iTunes Blues Chart. Americana and Delta blues is pushed...
- Posted July 23, 2014
MUSIC BOX: Ten years of Targhee Fest
For its eclecticism, access to National Forest activities, family-friendly vibe, and overall intimate environment in which to experience some of the top touring acts in the world, Targhee Fest is arguably the most anticipated regional festival of...
- Posted July 15, 2014
Music Box: Roadkill Ghosts haunt Tavern
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – From Bonnaroo to Lollapalooza, Florida’s Roadkill Ghost Choir is making a stop between...
- Posted July 8, 2014
Music Box: Live music rules for Independence
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – No matter where you decide to spend your Fourth of July, there’s likely to be a live music option within striking distance via foot or bicycle. Here are some of my favorite options....
- Posted July 2, 2014
Music Box: Lucky No. 7 for Soundcheck Fest
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Spearheaded by Tim Ruland and the Pinedale Fine Arts Council, the Soundcheck Music Fest has developed into one of the more diverse, low-key, free music fests in the area. The willingness to bring...
- Posted June 24, 2014