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All posts by Aaron Davis
MUSIC BOX: Isbell turns a sober Southeastern leaf
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – The last time Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit performed at Town Square Tavern, there was a liter-size bottle of Jack Daniels placed on Isbell’s guitar amp to start the show. That bottle...
- Posted September 3, 2013
MUSIC BOX: Saucy Seattle double bill
JACKSON HOLE, WYO - As a sextet of skinny-jeaned, semi-nerdy song scientists strolled onto the stage in Gillette, Wyoming, for the Donkey Creek Music Festival, I remembered this was to be a neo-soul band out of Seattle. I...
- Posted August 27, 2013
MUSIC BOX: Over yonder with Jeff Austin
JACKSON HOLE, WYO - Yonder Mountain String Band’s Jeff Austin is sidestepping his main touring unit and coming to town with a few friends this week including banjoist Danny Barnes (Bad Livers), bassist Eric Thorin (Matt Flinner Trio,...
- Posted August 20, 2013
MUSIC BOX: Rock, indie, folk, world-tunes assortment
JACKSON HOLE, WYO - 1-Man Aussie Band In addition to being nominated for the “World’s Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrity” award in 2007 (you can’t make this stuff up), Australian native Xavier Rudd brings a lot to the table....
- Posted August 13, 2013
MUSIC BOX: Bluegrass takes Targhee for 26th year
JACKSON HOLE, WYO - It’s hard to imagine an atmosphere with more pickin’ and grinnin’ than at Targhee Bluegrass Festival, celebrating its 26th birthday this weekend. The stage will be stacked with precision players, including headliners (Sam Bush...
- Posted August 6, 2013
MUSIC BOX: Summer sessions jazz up the valley
JACKSON HOLE, WYO - 20th Congress gains step In the early- to mid-aughts, Robert Walter’s 20th Congress put on some very memorable performances at the Knotty Pine and Mangy Moose. It comes as no surprise that the...
- Posted July 30, 2013
MUSIC BOX: Keen keeps the party goin’
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – In the late 80s, alt-country singer-songwriter Robert Earl Keen hit the road with fellow Austinites Guy Clark and Townes Van Zandt with a few albums and the anthem that would become his signature,...
- Posted July 23, 2013
MUSIC BOX: Southern-grit standouts stir up Valley
JACKSON HOLE, WYO - Targhee Fest lineup over-the-top Targhee Fest has added even more firepower to an already deep lineup, creating what looks to be a tremendous three-day smorgasbord of roots-rock, Southern grit, Americana, and much more....
- Posted July 16, 2013
MUSIC BOX: Steve Earle finally hits Hole
JACKSON HOLE, WYO - A month after getting out of jail and rehab in 1994, Grammy-winning songwriter Steve Earle recorded the acoustic session Train a Comin’. That album is the earliest of four recording projects (some previously unreleased)...
- Posted July 9, 2013
MUSIC BOX: God Bless Americana
JACKSON HOLE, WYO - With three festivals and several desirable club shows, Independence Day weekend is blowing up like never before in the Tetons. The transition of Grand Teton Music Festival’s Music in the Hole from an...
- Posted July 2, 2013