All posts by Aaron Davis

  • Jonathan Warren & the Billy Goats make their Jackson debut at the Silver Dollar; Bret Mosley goes it alone at the Tavern.
    MUSIC BOX: Blues, funk, and psychobilly folk grass

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Billygoats bring gritty folk-grass to Silver Dollar. The Payette River area north of Boise is raw, rugged and at times, its currents unpredictable. The same can be said for the progressive psychobilly folk-grass...

    • Posted December 17, 2013
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  • Dirt Road Trio explores Europe-meets-America sounds, while Wylie scratches your itch for country western
    MUSIC BOX: Dirt Road refuses to get paved

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – For every 40 or so bands that have some version of an online presence, there exists a musical project that flies completely under the radar to audiences outside of their home zip code....

    • Posted December 10, 2013
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  • Indie rockers, top notch acoustics showcase ramped-up music scene.
    MUSIC BOX: Music scene ramps up with ski season

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Wildcat Strike headlines Locals Appreciation Party Smith Optics’ Locals Appreciation Party has more-or-less taken the place of the once rowdy, lets-get-amped-for-ski-season 69 Days Til the Tram Opens Party. The difference? Ski season has...

    • Posted December 3, 2013
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  • Kory Quinn & The Comrades debut at the Silver Dollar this weekend
    MUSIC BOX: Wandering troubadour’s debut

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Quinn turns jail into juice Many of us have ended up in Jackson from other corners of the country, serendipitously. Singer-songwriter Kory Quinn, who spent a summer working at Colter Bay a couple...

    • Posted November 26, 2013
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  • From rowdy country-grass to chick rockers, Wyoming songwriters are making waves in the region.
    MUSIC BOX: Wyoming sounds to put to your radar

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Before the winter season launches into a buffet of live shows, it’s time to peruse the corners of Wyoming to give you a heads-up on a handful of bands and songwriters to keep...

    • Posted November 19, 2013
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  • Grieves and Sweatshop Union team up for an all-ages show at Pink Garter Theatre.
    MUSIC BOX: Grieves gets Grizzly with Sweatshop Union

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – From stabbing himself in the hand to a tragic fire, and from being a one-man band to DJ sets to live instrumentation, hip-hop artist Grieves has pushed through his share of experiences and...

    • Posted November 12, 2013
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  • DJ Vadim provides the glitch party
    MUSIC BOX: DJ Vadim Headlines Weekend

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Vadim: Vintage, veteran DJ The prolific and ever-evolving DJ Vadim – born in Leningrad, USSR, raised in London and currently hopping planes between New York and Berlin – is somewhat of an anomaly....

    • Posted November 5, 2013
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  • LATRX
    MUSIC BOX: Hold onto your costumes, the party scene just got rolling

    Halloween in the Hole, Round 2 The beat drops heavy. Words flow toward social and political optimism. “Those that want to see change implemented/Not just words but actions/A commitment to a brighter future/We won’t be denied, progress is...

    • Posted October 29, 2013
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  • Sir Mix-A-Lot
    MUSIC BOX: The Hole Halloween

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Well, well. It’s All Hallow’s Eve creepin’ up on us. With Halloween falling on Thursday of next week, this weekend marks the celebratory kickoff to creepy week. The big news this year is the...

    • Posted October 22, 2013
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  • Taj Mahal
    MUSIC BOX: Idaho Falls’ cup runneth over

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Isn’t Henry St. Claire Fredericks a great name for a bluesman? Taj Mahal didn’t think so. Inspired by dreams he had about Gandhi and social tolerance, Taj made the name change around the...

    • Posted October 15, 2013
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