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All posts by Aaron Davis
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
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
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
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
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
MUSIC BOX: The Magnetic entourage
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – I was somewhat bewildered that an individual like Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros’ frontman and creator, Alex Ebert–who developed and adopted the Sharpe alter ego in rehab after he “lost his identity” –...
- Posted May 21, 2013
MUSIC BOX: Vinyl – resurgence demands quality
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – “Better to burn out than to fade away,” as Mr. Neil Young put it, is generally agreeable, until the opposite is applicable. The subculture of vinyl record collecting never burned out, but it did...
- Posted May 7, 2013
MUSIC BOX: Rogerson digs songs in form of ‘Dirt’
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Surviving as an independent musician is much like working the dirt – day-by-day, song-by-song, gig-by-gig, and chipping into one’s own voice in an ever-changing landscape. Pinedale singer-songwriter Jared Rogerson has been digging, progressing over...
- Posted April 16, 2013
MUSIC BOX: Revival stirs songwriter melting pot
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Revival stirs songwriter melting pot The story of a song can arrive in countless ways. Yet none is as exposed, truth-telling or naked as a singer-songwriter performing alone with an instrument and voice....
- Posted April 9, 2013