- FEATURE: POINT OF ORDER, General feelings on the session so far
- FEED ME: Hatch has a catch or two
- ART FEATURE: Reviving bygone beauty
- GUEST OPINION: Support bill to embrace science standards
- MOMIX: A dance of illusion
- GET OUT: Bar BC excursion a blast from the past
- THEM ON US
- MUSIC BOX: Ugly Valley Boys make beautiful music
- PROPS & DISSES
- FEATURE: The Path to Ruins, Burgeoning author Andrew Munz hunts down Jess Walter
All posts by Aaron Davis
MUSIC BOX: Summer sessions jazz up the valley
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – 20th Congress gains step In the early- to mid-aughts, Robert Walter’s 20th Congress put on some very memorable performances at the Knotty Pine and Mangy Moose. It comes as no surprise that the...
- Posted July 30, 2013
MUSIC BOX: Keen keeps the party goin’
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – In the late 80s, alt-country singer-songwriter Robert Earl Keen hit the road with fellow Austinites Guy Clark and Townes Van Zandt with a few albums and the anthem that would become his signature,...
- Posted July 23, 2013
MUSIC BOX: Southern-grit standouts stir up Valley
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Targhee Fest lineup over-the-top Targhee Fest has added even more firepower to an already deep lineup, creating what looks to be a tremendous three-day smorgasbord of roots-rock, Southern grit, Americana, and much more....
- Posted July 16, 2013
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