MUSIC BOX: Tight lines for Tuna
Originally a spin-off from Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna’s career dates back to early 1969 when Rock & Roll Hall of Fame members guitarist/vocalist Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Cassidy decidedly combined acoustic and electric sets to explore traditional...
- Posted 97 days ago
Jackson Hole Snowboarder Magazine party
Jackson Hole, Wyo.-From an impromptu Justin Timberlake stage appearance to last year’s blow out with Yelawolf, the annual issues of Jackson Hole Snowboarder Magazine are linked to legendary sold-out parties. The event that continues to reinvent itself...
- Posted 103 days ago
Bus Driver Tour unloads at Silver Dollar
Jackson Hole, Wyo.-Topping out at 58 miles per hour behind the wheel of a 1991 Chevy Aristocrat must build character. Plenty of downhome charm is what you get on The Bus Driver Tour – a new trio...
- Posted 105 days ago
Retro and raw
Jackson Hole, Wyo.-Opening an arena show for The Who before a debut album has even hit the streets is a surefire way to jumpstart a career. Singer-songwriter/keyboardist Steven Roth will have that tremendous opportunity on Jan....
- Posted 118 days ago
Center steps out of comfort zone with Civil Twilight
Jackson Hole, Wyo.-The Center for the Arts has never staged a band like Civil Twilight. Not even close. Elements of early U2, Coldplay, Radiohead, and a Bono-esque falsetto courtesy of lead vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Steven McKellar, Civil Twilight...
- Posted 125 days ago
Ruthie to Foster the people
Jackson Hole, Wyo.-Where has my life been without Ruthie Foster? The 49-year-old, two-time Grammy nominee and four-time Blues Music Awards recipient is often compared to Ella Fitzgerald and Aretha Franklin, though I gravitate to her Susan Tedeschi...
- Posted 132 days ago
If you’re happy and you know it …
Caffeine-charged California flower pop and rock ‘n’ roll with the large ensemble collective approach of Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, The Mowgli’s bring a brother and sisterhood vibe with upbeat chipper. Fairly fresh to the West...
- Posted 139 days ago
Your guide to NYE, Grammy-nominated songsters at Center
McMurtry & Fullbright, rare duo show “Did you hear?!” said Shannon McCormick, program director at the Center for the Arts. “Grammy nominations for both John Fullbright and James McMurtry. Wow.” According to the artists’ websites, this lone...
- Posted 145 days ago
Take Me Home catches Mandatory Air
Jackson Hole, Wyo.-Mandatory Air has rocked some towering throw-downs in Jackson over the last nine years. Supercharged by the costume-changing Miller Sisters, the octet has earned a reputation as a high-energy party band of polished musicianship and...
- Posted 160 days ago
Funkin’ gospel steel Sabbath
Jackson Hole, Wyo.-The most rock-oriented rippers of all pedal-steel players, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, will close a successful inaugural run of concerts for JacksonHoleLive during what will now be “sacred steel Sunday.” Many Jacksonites first...
- Posted 272 days ago