All posts by Aaron Davis
MUSIC BOX: Upcoming mega music fest is labor of love
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – With the inaugural Contour Music Festival just seven weeks away (June 11 to 14), featuring more than 35 national acts – from Thievery Corporation and Deltron 3030 to Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires...
- Posted April 23, 2015
MUSIC BOX: Get weird with Peelander-Z
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Introducing, from Planet Peelander, the Japanese action comic punk band: Peelander-Z. Based in New York City, it’s highly unlikely Jacksonites have seen any such act with Japanese-style theatrics and constant crowd interaction coupled...
- Posted April 14, 2015
MUSIC BOX: Sodapop’s Bottomless Well
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Seventeen-year-old guitar slinger and rockabilly minstrel Wyatt Lowe has the goods of a seasoned musician that would lead you to believe he has been a performing bandleader for decades. The evidence is his...
- Posted April 7, 2015
MUSIC BOX: Beam up to planet Moonalice
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Moonalice. The name alone suggests an Alice-in-Wonderland-esque psychedelic trip through a Jetsons-era mind warp. Certainly Grateful Dead-inspired, the music of Moonalice is carefree and occasionally cheesy through its free spirit (“It’s 4:20 Somewhere”),...
- Posted March 31, 2015
MUSIC BOX: TV on the Radio: Imaginative as the name
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The formula of art + rock + soul = TV on the Radio—a beacon of light in a tidal wave of bands that don’t fit neatly into any one box. The Brooklyn quartet’s...
- Posted March 25, 2015
MUSIC BOX: The Rendezvous Fest takeover
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – When the man behind the crime-spree song “The Road Goes on Forever (and the Party Never Ends)” tells you that he’s “had some killer times in Jackson” and “had the worst hangover of...
- Posted March 18, 2015
MUSIC BOX: March Radness at the Vill
Even if powder days haven’t been stacked within our weekly schedule as of late, come early March there’s always reprieve with Music Under the Tram (March 7 – April 5) and the accompanying Rendezvous Fest (March 19...
- Posted March 3, 2015
MUSIC BOX: Dirty Birds late night at The Trap
Soul queen Arleigh Kincheloe, a.k.a. Sister Sparrow, commands the stage with body language that is both sly and stirring, coupled with a boundless voice that draws you into her infectious smolder. Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds...
- Posted February 24, 2015
MUSIC BOX: Everything under the Finest sun
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The first thing that comes to mind when a band unabashedly calls themselves World’s Finest is that they must think highly of themselves. Yet the first song on its Web site’s music player...
- Posted February 17, 2015
MUSIC BOX: Double da funk
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Is Turkuaz with Spiritual Rez the danciest, funkiest double-bill of the winter? Turkuaz is more than a funk band with a horn section. Think more David Byrne meets Sly & The Family...
- Posted February 3, 2015