All posts by Aaron Davis

  • Caption: MURS brings the rawness of underground hip-hop to the stage Thursday at Town Square Tavern.
    MUSIC BOX: Music Money; Murs Returns

    Jackson Hole Live offers cash awards for teens; underground emcee hits the Tav Jackson, WY – Hendrix started playing guitar at age 15 after seeing Elvis, while Ludwig van Beethoven composed his first piece at age 12....

    • Posted October 13, 2015
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    MUSIC BOX: Vinyl Vivacity

    The Rose hosts weekly vinyl night; Andy Hackbarth at the Colonial Jackson, WY – A long with reel-to-reel audio tape recording, FM radio and better amplifier designs, the advent of the 33 1/3 rpm long play microgroove vinyl...

    • Posted October 6, 2015
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    MUSIC BOX: Storytelling Songs and Synth

    Folk troubadour hits Dornan’s, Garter gets the bass Jackson Hole, Wyoming – When I first interviewed folk hero Bill Staines in 2006 (from the road, of course), the ever-touring musician explained how playing at Dornan’s the same...

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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  • Canyon Kids (left) take on Songwriter’s Alley Wednesday at Haydens Post; Under the Willow blends folk and grass at the Tavern Saturday.
    MUSIC BOX: Canyon Kids Tap American Poets

    Duo delves deep with second album and steps in as featured artist for open mic night “Out where the sun is a little brighter/Where the snows that fall are a trifle whiter, Where the bonds of home...

    • Posted September 22, 2015
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    MUSIC BOX: Earthy Appalachian Folk

    Sister songstresses’ sound birthed from urban-meets-mountain upbringing Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The history of the Appalachian region is rich with old-time music. From the pre-banjo and pre-guitar era of the early 1800s, when solo fiddle tunes kept...

    • Posted September 15, 2015
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  • Taj Mahal (left), and John Hiatt team up to deliver a  heady evening of music Tuesday at Center for the Arts.
    MUSIC BOX: Double-bill of legends

    John Hiatt & Taj Mahal team up with respective trios Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The onslaught of free outdoor music has dried up. The good news is that mind-blowing indoor show offerings are plentiful this week, including...

    • Posted September 8, 2015
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    MUSIC BOX: Finest tunes

    Grand Targhee hosts bands, bikes booze and more Jackson Hole, Wyoming – On paper, the drifting imagination may have a hard time relating to a sound that claims “ska-Americana-dub-grass.” The equation of folksy guitar strumming, skanky dance...

    • Posted September 1, 2015
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  • Concert on the Commons hosts the heavy funk of Euforquestra to close out the free summer series at Teton Village.
    MUSIC BOX: Euphoria meets Canyon

    Euforquestra brings funk, Afrobeat to last Concert on the Commons A band that has produced its own music festival for 14 years is bound to be the ambitious, savvy type. The quintet Euforquestra has been hosting “Camp Euphoria”...

    • Posted August 25, 2015
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  • The Lonesome Heroes say they’re ready for their annual Teton pilgrimage.
    MUSIC BOX: Heroes can’t stand still

    Psych-country quartet have two-night run at Silver Dollar Showroom Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Not only do The Lonesome Heroes have the most stellar band name of the saturated Austin music scene, its namesake inspiration is a glove...

    • Posted August 18, 2015
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    MUSIC BOX: Colvin stands her ground

    Grammy-winning songwriter croons at Center Theater Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Trekking directly from Rocky Mountain Folk Festival to Jackson’s Center for the Arts, singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin will be playing a concert Monday. She was instrumental in reviving...

    • Posted August 11, 2015
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