Today we look back to February 1, 2007.
Trey at the Y, Fisk in the Barn
Trey Anastasio has outlined the plan for his appearance at New Yorks 92nd Street Y Wednesday. In addition to his previously announced discussion with Relix contributor Anthony DeCurtis, Anastasio will play a few acoustic songs and, following his formal interview, take questions from the audience. The guitarists upcoming appearance is his first in 2007 (though his first formal concert won’t take place until the night before Langerado at Ft. Lauderdale, FLs Revolution).
While Anastasio works in New York, Burlington, VT, sculptor Lars Fisk is preparing to serve as the first resident artist at the guitarists famed Barn. In addition to his work as artistic director at each of Phishs festivals, Bonnaroo, and Vegoose, Fisk created the Barn Ball sculpture featured on Round Room. Fisk will use the Barn for his own artistic endeavors and oversee the Barns artist residency program this summer.
A New Bridge
Former New Groove of the Month the Bridge has released its third album. The self-titled disc features twelve new songs and such special guests such as Russell Batiste (Funky Meters, PBS), Mookie Siegel (Phil Lesh & Friends, David Nelson Band), and John Ginty (Citizen Cope, Robert Randolph). The group will support its new disc tonight at Raleigh, NCs Lincoln Theatre. The Bridge has also uploaded a handful of songs for fans to preview online.
My Morning Jacket Set Pre-Langerado Southeast Club Run
My Morning Jacket will warm up for its Langerado appearance with a series of southeast club dates. The Kentucky-bred quintet will appear at Athens, GAs 40 Watt Club on March 6 and 7 and Asheville, NCs Orange Peel on March 8. As previously reported the group will perform at Langerado on March 10. Jim James will also play Birmingham, ALs Alabama Theater February 17 as part of Regs Coffee Houses 10 year celebration.
Chicago Holds The Conch
moe. celebrated The Conch’s arrival last night with a Midwest CD release party at Chicagos Park West (each patron received a free copy of the album). Fittingly, the group used the opportunity to debut one of that discs deeper cuts, Macintyre Range. Later in the night local hero Brendan Bayliss stopped by to jam with moe. for the second time this week, playing guitar on Moth. Rob Derhak also proved his versatility, playing upright bass on Shoot First and drums of Time Ed. moe. will appear at Milwaukees The Eagles Club tonight.
Fits and Starts at Nectar’s
Rolla is currently in Vermont performing a series of shows throughout the Green Mountain States various ski towns and resorts. Tonight the group, which is led by Deep Banana Blackouts Fuzz, will perform at Burlington, VTs lauded room, Nectars. On February 8 the group will also linkup with Rev Tor for a series of acoustic shows kicking off with an appearance at Saranac Lake, NYs Shues. The group is touring in support of its latest release Fits and Starts.