All posts by Aaron Davis

  • The Pairs
    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
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    Music Box: Jackson Hole gets Live

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – A cultural gateway to summer here in the mountains is outdoor concerts. JacksonHoleLive kicks it all into gear this Sunday with monster rocker-meets-singer-songwriter Anders Osborne and local hard rock band Black Mother Jones....

    • Posted June 17, 2014
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  • Melody Creek Guitars
    Music Box 5.14.14

    JACKSON, WYO – Music Box 5.14 Guitar shop fills niche Last November, Melody Creek Guitars opened its doors in Jackson after part-time JH resident Karen Langenberg and newcomer Jack Hoagland spent a year packing up Hoagland Brothers...

    • Posted May 13, 2014
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  • Three-day run for Hooligans at the Trap Bar, followed by a bonus weekend for the ski season with Targhee lifts running on April 26 through 27
    MUSIC BOX: Over 30 years of getting Trapped

    JACKSON, WYO – Hooligans co-founders Tom Garnsey and Rich Robiscoe have been playing après-ski shows at Grand Targhee since 1983, when the old Trap Bar was in the basement. In their early twenties at the time, Garnsey...

    • Posted April 15, 2014
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  • Harlem Gospel Choir has logged over two million travel miles around the world since forming in 1986 Photo: HARLEM GOSPEL CHOIR
    MUSIC BOX: Harmonious through Harlem

    JACKSON, WYO – When a musical entity has performed for three U.S. presidents, two popes and Nelson Mandela while traveling much of the world over the last 25 years, there’s reason to believe it delivers something particularly...

    • Posted April 8, 2014
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  • Betse Ellis
    MUSIC BOX: Traveled country blues and old-time on tap in Moose

    JACKSON, WYO – One can gather a substantial amount of troubadour knowledge from a folk musician as well versed as Charlie Parr. Parr is seemingly from a simpler bygone era free of electronic distractions, social media and...

    • Posted April 1, 2014
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  • Karl Denson
    MUSIC BOX: JH Rendezvous celebrates 10 years of free music

    JACKSON, WYO – It’s a genuinely cool event for our valley. The reinvented Jackson Hole Rendezvous will mark the 10th annual celebratory end of ski season with an even bigger bang. Billed as Jackson Hole Mountain Fest...

    • Posted March 25, 2014
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  • New Madrid brings a fiery energy akin to My Morning Jacket.
    MUSIC BOX: Meet psych rock up-and-comers New Madrid

    CORRECTION: THE PRINT EDITION INCORRECTLY STATED THAT THURSDAY’S MARTIN SEXTON CONCERT IS AT THE CENTER THEATER. THE CORRECT VENUE IS THE PINK GARTER THEATRE. TICKETS HERE:  JACKSON, WYO – After stops at South by Southwest and Treefort...

    • Posted March 18, 2014
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  • Rap icons De La Soul headline JHSM Party
    MUSIC BOX: Rap icons De La Soul headline JHSM Party

    If you grew up with a trusty jam box like I did, it’s likely that De La Soul flowed from the speakers at some point. Twenty-five years ago, De La Soul’s seminal debut LP, 3 Feet High...

    • Posted March 12, 2014
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  • Elvin Bishop (left), founding member of Paul Butterfield Blues, plays the Center Sunday
    MUSIC BOX: Get some legendary Bishop blues

    JACKSON, WYO – Elvin Bishop simply knows how to boogie and have a good time with an audience. The humble, good-souled 71-year-old is one of the most respected guitarists in blues-rock history, and the feel of his...

    • Posted March 4, 2014
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