All posts by Aaron Davis

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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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  • Shakey Graves and Turnpike Troubadours headline a free show at Snow King Wednesday care of Jackson Hole Live.
    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
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    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
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  • North Carolina alt-country rockers American Aquarium, hit Town Square Tavern Tuesday.
    MUSIC BOX: Life from the looking glass

    American Aquarium burns, flickers and thrives Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The band American Aquarium has been touring and making albums for 10 years. During that time, the quadruple guitar six-piece has developed a patiently rocking alt-country sound,...

    • Posted July 28, 2015
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  • Ten-piece soul outfit The Suffers, headline Music on Main Thursday.
    MUSIC BOX: Honkytonk and Ferris wheels

    Wyoming natives Luke Bell and Jess Camilla O’Neal serve solid country to the fair concert Jackson Hole, Wyoming – An ole modern traditionalist, Cody-native and classic country crooner Luke Bell has been on a national tear as...

    • Posted July 21, 2015
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  • Caption: Amy Helm, left, and  Patty Griffin are just two of the female tour de forces headlining Targhee Fest this weekend.
    MUSIC BOX: Women rule Targhee Fest

    From Grammy-winning legends to grassroots songstresses, the female-heavy lineup allures Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Targhee Fest will certainly feature more women than ever, and this batch of female artists is exceptional. Brandi Carlile, Patty Griffin, Amy Helm,...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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  • Blitzen Trapper  has drawn comparisons to Wilco for sewing together electronic and folk sensibilities. The band headlines Music on Main at Victor City Park Thursday. (Photo: Robbie Augspurger)
    MUSIC BOX: Get blitzed at MoM

    Music on Main hosts electronic-folk sensibilities of Blitzen Trapper The experimental, Americana indie-rock foundation of Blitzen Trapper is arguably some of the most intriguing music of the last several years. The writing is personal. The live show...

    • Posted July 7, 2015
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    MUSIC BOX: Freedom of sound

    July Fourth weekend is heavy on live music offerings Jackson Hole, Wyoming – There’s no better holiday to celebrate our country’s phenomenally massive development of American roots music than Independence Day. Homeland compositions have been harvested through...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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    MUSIC BOX: Alt-country is coming

    Two hot bands and more summer series lineups Texas country titillates the Tav It’s not easy bringing acts like Randy Rogers Band—that often plays amphitheaters and arenas—to a room like Town Square Tavern, but that’s exactly what...

    • Posted June 23, 2015
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  • Jackson Hole music fixture Kelly Rubrecht is battling Parkinson’s.
    MUSIC BOX: Two tuneful benefits

    Ailing local guitar legend Kelly Rubrecht needs a little help from his friends Jackson Hole, Wyoming – As a part of the formative years of the Jackson music era in the early 1970s, Kelly has unquestionably been...

    • Posted June 9, 2015
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