All posts by Aaron Davis

  • Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion
    MUSIC BOX: Guthrie and Irion get Centered

    It’s been a decade since husband-and-wife folk rock duo Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion put out their first album together. Sarah is the daughter of Arlo Guthrie and granddaughter of Woody Guthrie. That namesake ties together...

    • Posted January 21, 2014
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  • Underground hip-hop heavyweight MURS takes the stage Sunday at Town Square Tavern.
    MUSIC BOX: Intelligent, heady hip-hop

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Besides DJs spinning hip-hop, there’s not a lot of rapping going down at Town Square Tavern—especially not the level of talent that will arrive with MURS and his crew. Thirty-five-year-old Nick Carter, a.k.a....

    • Posted January 14, 2014
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  • Photo cutline: Patterson Hood will pull songs from all three of his solo records, as well as past and future Drive-By Truckers’ albums. Photo ANDY TENNILLE
    MUSIC BOX: Patterson Hood goes it alone

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – A standout among contemporary story-songwriters, Southerner Patterson Hood is the frontman/guitarist for Drive-By Truckers. In this candid interview, you get a snapshot into the touring life, inspirations, and terrifying moments on Teton Pass....

    • Posted January 7, 2014
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  • McKay brings quirky jazz with Grammy-winning suppor
    MUSIC BOX: Country and Cabaret

    Holiday, Strayhorn and string-laced ’20s cabaret JACKSON HOLE, WYO – My first YouTube stalk of singer-songwriter/actress Nellie McKay featured the London-born New Yorker sitting solo at the piano on late night television in 2006. McKay mordantly rambled...

    • Posted December 30, 2013
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  • Asleep at the Wheel brings Texas swing
    MUSIC BOX: Sounds of the season

    Ole St. Nick has delivered a nightly onslaught of music offerings for the masses this week. Beginning the day after Christmas through New Year’s Eve, the Tetons will hear some of the hottest live bands of the...

    • Posted December 23, 2013
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  • Jonathan Warren & the Billy Goats make their Jackson debut at the Silver Dollar; Bret Mosley goes it alone at the Tavern.
    MUSIC BOX: Blues, funk, and psychobilly folk grass

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Billygoats bring gritty folk-grass to Silver Dollar. The Payette River area north of Boise is raw, rugged and at times, its currents unpredictable. The same can be said for the progressive psychobilly folk-grass...

    • Posted December 17, 2013
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  • Dirt Road Trio explores Europe-meets-America sounds, while Wylie scratches your itch for country western
    MUSIC BOX: Dirt Road refuses to get paved

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – For every 40 or so bands that have some version of an online presence, there exists a musical project that flies completely under the radar to audiences outside of their home zip code....

    • Posted December 10, 2013
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  • Indie rockers, top notch acoustics showcase ramped-up music scene.
    MUSIC BOX: Music scene ramps up with ski season

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Wildcat Strike headlines Locals Appreciation Party Smith Optics’ Locals Appreciation Party has more-or-less taken the place of the once rowdy, lets-get-amped-for-ski-season 69 Days Til the Tram Opens Party. The difference? Ski season has...

    • Posted December 3, 2013
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  • Kory Quinn & The Comrades debut at the Silver Dollar this weekend
    MUSIC BOX: Wandering troubadour’s debut

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Quinn turns jail into juice Many of us have ended up in Jackson from other corners of the country, serendipitously. Singer-songwriter Kory Quinn, who spent a summer working at Colter Bay a couple...

    • Posted November 26, 2013
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  • From rowdy country-grass to chick rockers, Wyoming songwriters are making waves in the region.
    MUSIC BOX: Wyoming sounds to put to your radar

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Before the winter season launches into a buffet of live shows, it’s time to peruse the corners of Wyoming to give you a heads-up on a handful of bands and songwriters to keep...

    • Posted November 19, 2013
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