All posts by Aaron Davis

  • 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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  • Scott H. Biram
    MUSIC BOX: Happy Mardi Gras from Jackson Six

    Biram: A hard act to follow A 21st century bluesman that has lived a daredevil existence, Austinite Scott H. Biram, is the “dirty old one-man band” that you want to keep your daughter away from, unless she...

    • Posted February 25, 2014
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  • Cover art (by Kelly Halpin) from Maddy & The Groove Spots’ self-titled debut EP.
    MUSIC BOX: Maddy & The Groove Spots release debut

    JACKSON, WYO – There’s an undercurrent of burgeoning young music talent in this town that’s not only making a presence on stage, but in the studio. Formed less than a year ago, Maddy and The Groove Spots...

    • Posted February 18, 2014
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  • The Shock Twins
    MUSIC BOX: Heart-shaped music box

    JACKSON, WYO – There’s a little extra musical love in the air with the Feast of Saint Valentine falling on Friday. You and your sweetie will find pulsing, horn-laced Dixieland band Jackson Six at the Silver Dollar...

    • Posted February 11, 2014
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  • Keller Williams
    MUSIC BOX: Swinehearts Ball brings in Stringdusters

    JACKSON, WYO – Infamous Colorado grass harvests ‘Let it Go’ By now, if you haven’t caught a set of the high-energy propelled jamgrass that is the Infamous Stringdusters, it’s safe to say that it’s time to crawl...

    • Posted February 4, 2014
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  • Cure your cabin fever with Royal Southerners, sophisticated up-staters, and Northwest ramblers.
    MUSIC BOX: Rock the weekend blues

    JACKSON, WYO – Supergroup combines legendary families New Orleans supergroup Royal Southern Brotherhood hit the ground running right out of the gate in 2012. Their self-titled debut album not only debuted at number five on the Billboard...

    • Posted January 28, 2014
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  • 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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