All posts by Aaron Davis
MUSIC BOX: Ringing in the Year of the Sheep
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – We bid farewell to 2014 with an overly deep snowbase, and an equally dense showing of music options to ring in 2015. From laidback jazz bars to the rowdiest of high altitude rock...
- Posted December 31, 2014
MUSIC BOX: Blues swagger; back to the underground
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Kris Lager Band has a sound that is instantly satisfying. A cousin to The Black Keys’s vintage swagger of blues, revivalist rock, funk and jam, this Omaha-based quartet adds another layer to the...
- Posted December 23, 2014
MUSIC BOX: Sneaky Pete & Secret Weapons debut album
Jackson Hoe, Wyoming – The lead track, “Forgotten Lullabies,” from Sneaky Pete and The Secret Weapons’s debut studio album, Breakfast, opens with a deeply grooving funk melody akin to a Robert Walter’s 20th Congress cut. Amplified by...
- Posted December 16, 2014
MUSIC BOX: Sally rod rides into Beck
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Driggs-based multi-instrumentalist David Bundy has been a go-to band member in a lot of Teton County bands over the years—bassist for Chanman Roots Band and Calle Mambo, drummer for his own defunct rock...
- Posted December 9, 2014
MUSIC BOX: ‘Sodapop’ riffs for rockabilly
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Though Wyatt “Sodapop” Lowe is still in his teens, hearing him croon a vintage ’50s rockabilly cut while wailing on a classic Gretsch electric guitar would lead you to believe he has been...
- Posted December 2, 2014
MUSIC BOX: Brother Mule reunites at Dornan’s
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Renaissance man Ben Winship has performed nearly every year on Dornan’s stage since 1988, when his mainstream bluegrass group Loose Ties began playing annual Christmas shows at the intimate venue in Moose. He...
- Posted November 25, 2014
MUSIC BOX: Days of digital free ride may be over
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Do you enjoy free music streaming, digitally, via a service such as Spotify, Beats (owned by Apple), AT&T, Google, or Pandora? A major shift in the music industry over the last few weeks...
- Posted November 18, 2014
MUSIC BOX: You bring the Shovel, I’ll bring the Rope
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – When they were throwing back a beer in Charleston, South Carolina, at the Tin Roof in 2010, Shovels & Rope was not yet the chosen band name for Cary Ann Hearst’s project with...
- Posted November 11, 2014
MUSIC BOX: Teton Artlab inspires new recording
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Dusty Nichols-Schmolze and Bo Elledge (formerly of Elk Attack) are collectively known as Canyon Kids. Along with The Flannel Attractions’ singer-songwriter Pat Chadwick, the trio has embarked on a DIY recording project housed...
- Posted November 4, 2014
MUSIC BOX: Ghoulish beats and bashes
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Sure, the kids are excited, but who’s ready for adult Halloween weekend? Let your alter ego take hold on one of the few nights of the year when the band is not necessarily...
- Posted October 29, 2014