All posts by Aaron Davis

  • Elephant Revival is among the anticipated list of performers headlining the 2013 Targhee Bluegrass Fest.
    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
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  • Sessions this week harvest jazz-funk, quirky rock, lady folk-grass and heavy psychedelic soul.
    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
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  • Beach Fossils headline JHME camp; Shooter Jennings and Kathy Mattea bring country to the valley.
    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
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    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
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  • Steve Earle
    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
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    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
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  • Lukas Nelson
    MUSIC BOX: JacksonHoleLive! lifts off

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - Just a glance at JacksonHoleLive’s five-show concert series for this summer gets the blood pumping. Acts include Old Crow Medicine Show, Steve Earle and the Dukes, Robert Walter’s 20th Congress, Jeff Austin and Friends,...

    • Posted June 25, 2013
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  • James McMurtry returns with band, Tedeschi Trucks Band returns with Grammy. (Courtesy)
    MUSIC BOX: Summer solstice sounds abound

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – With Tedeschi Trucks Band, James McMurtry Band, and the 8th Annual Jackson Hole Crawfish Boil in the live music queue for this week, you know it must be Summer Solstice time. Let’s dig...

    • Posted June 18, 2013
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  • Victor, Idaho’s The Maw Band is slated to release its debut EP at the end of June.
    MUSIC BOX: Maw Band meets its fate

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO –  When singer-songwriter Brian Maw decided to stop playing wide receiver for the Idaho State Bengals and put down the football, he picked up a guitar. When a downswing in the economy led to...

    • Posted June 11, 2013
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  • Ryan Bingham nurses his own muse and songcraft.
    Music Box: Bingham transduces gritty upbringing

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO - Frequently, I get asked what “Americana” music is. The term has become as broad as rock. Well, Ryan Bingham is a quintessential Americana artist; folk, country, blues and rock are the ingredients, nursed via...

    • Posted May 28, 2013
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