All posts by Aaron Davis

  • Photo cutline: Over 14 million vinyl records sold in the United States in 2012.
    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
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  • Jared Rogerson
    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
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  • Photo Cutline: Tim McIlrath is one of five songwriters on The Revival Tour; Andy Hackbarth Band enters the Black Box.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Tim McIlrath
    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
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  • ToubabKreweweb
    MUSIC BOX: West Africa meets rock ‘n’ roll America

    Jackson Hole, WYO – Toubab Krewe first played the Tetons in March of 2006 during what was then called “Last Tram Days” at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, celebrating the final moments of the resort’s original tram that...

    • Posted April 2, 2013
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    MUSIC BOX: It won’t be hard to spot this Deer Tick

    Does Deer Tick sometimes get a bad rap? Misunderstood? When I caught up to guitarist/vocalist Ian O’Neil, he explained that it’s because “we are not inclined to do what people are expecting of us.” What rock band...

    • Posted March 26, 2013
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  • South of France play Juggernauts benefit.
    MUSIC BOX: South of France plays Juggernaut’s party

    When producer/multi-instrumentalist Jeff Cormack first scored transitional music for a Teton Gravity Research ski flick, his indie noise pop project, South of France, was just a seed. It was when TGR’s The Dream Factory rolled around that,...

    • Posted March 19, 2013
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    MUSIC BOX: A triple at the Tavern

    MUSIC BOX: A musical feast for St. Patty’s By Aaron Davis Roll up your sleeves and grab a stein of your favorite brew – it’s a green weekend in the Hole. Saturday begins the pre-holiday celebration with...

    • Posted March 12, 2013
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  • Booty call: Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band.
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    MUSIC BOX: Wailers mark Garter’s 1-year anniversary

    The world’s most storied reggae band will usher in a significant milestone in the timeline of our local music scene—the revival and one-year anniversary of the Pink Garter Theatre and its sweet sister bar, The Rose. Also...

    • Posted March 6, 2013
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    MUSIC BOX: Salmon-heads start swimming

    Last February’s Leftover Salmon show was a sell-out, and one of the more raucous shows I’ve seen at the Pink Garter (sometimes the crowd was unfortunately as loud as the band). That aside, Boulder, Colorado’s favorite sons...

    • Posted February 26, 2013
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  • Galactic
    MUSIC BOX: 10 acts in 7 days

    Are you prepared to enter an extremely dense week of shows worthy of spreading one’s self as thin as an East Coast snow base? Ready, set, go…   Galactic Yeah, they’ve played the Tetons a lot, but...

    • Posted February 19, 2013
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