All posts by Aaron Davis
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
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
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
MUSIC BOX: Tight lines for Tuna
Originally a spin-off from Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna’s career dates back to early 1969 when Rock & Roll Hall of Fame members guitarist/vocalist Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Cassidy decidedly combined acoustic and electric sets to explore traditional...
- Posted February 12, 2013
Jackson Hole Snowboarder Magazine party
Jackson Hole, Wyo.-From an impromptu Justin Timberlake stage appearance to last year’s blow out with Yelawolf, the annual issues of Jackson Hole Snowboarder Magazine are linked to legendary sold-out parties. The event that continues to reinvent itself...
- Posted February 6, 2013
Bus Driver Tour unloads at Silver Dollar
Jackson Hole, Wyo.-Topping out at 58 miles per hour behind the wheel of a 1991 Chevy Aristocrat must build character. Plenty of downhome charm is what you get on The Bus Driver Tour – a new trio...
- Posted February 5, 2013
Retro and raw
Jackson Hole, Wyo.-Opening an arena show for The Who before a debut album has even hit the streets is a surefire way to jumpstart a career. Singer-songwriter/keyboardist Steven Roth will have that tremendous opportunity on Jan....
- Posted January 23, 2013
Center steps out of comfort zone with Civil Twilight
Jackson Hole, Wyo.-The Center for the Arts has never staged a band like Civil Twilight. Not even close. Elements of early U2, Coldplay, Radiohead, and a Bono-esque falsetto courtesy of lead vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Steven McKellar, Civil Twilight...
- Posted January 16, 2013
Ruthie to Foster the people
Jackson Hole, Wyo.-Where has my life been without Ruthie Foster? The 49-year-old, two-time Grammy nominee and four-time Blues Music Awards recipient is often compared to Ella Fitzgerald and Aretha Franklin, though I gravitate to her Susan Tedeschi...
- Posted January 9, 2013
If you’re happy and you know it …
Caffeine-charged California flower pop and rock ‘n’ roll with the large ensemble collective approach of Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, The Mowgli’s bring a brother and sisterhood vibe with upbeat chipper. Fairly fresh to the West...
- Posted January 2, 2013