All posts by Aaron Davis
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
MUSIC BOX: Two times the hype
Shakey Graves and Turnpike Troubadours at Jackson Hole Live on Wednesday Jackson, WY – The hottest double-bill of the season could be upon us: Shakey Graves and Turnpike Troubadours at Jackson Hole Live. Here’s the scoop on...
- Posted August 4, 2015
FEATURE: MOUNTAIN TUNES
Genre legends to darling rookies at Targhee Bluegrass Fest Jackson, WY – The fusion of old timers and newcomers. The updating and preservation of tradition. The human eagerness of gathering with a like-minded tribe to revel in...
- Posted August 4, 2015