Sunday, January 21, 2018

TUCSON: GEM & JAM FESTIVAL NXT WKND

Wow, occasionally facebook actually advertises something at me I'm interested in.  This looks worth the trip.  Next weekend in astonishingly warm Tuscon, AZ (^_^)

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Friday, January 19, 2018

UMPHREY'S at RED ROCKS THIS SUMMER

Pre-sale starts Jan 24th, public on-sale Feb 2nd.  Visit umphreys.com

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

TnJ 675 (1/18/18)

-HOUR ONE-

moe. - Timmy Tucker (2008 Dr. Stan’s Prescription Vol. 1, 3/17/95 Garton’s, Vail, CO)
DAN AUERBACH - Cherrybomb (2017 Waiting on a Song)
PHO - Tomorrow in Texas (2017 two)
ORGŌNE - Melting Pot (2018 Undercover Mixtape)
MR. CHOCOLATE - Not Gonna Hate You Anymore (2017 debut compact disc)
GRATEFUL DEAD - To Lay Me Down (2017 Robert F. Kennedy Stadium, Washington, D.C., July 12 & 13, 1989 [box set])

-HOUR TWO-

TOMMY EMMANUEL w/ AMANDA SHIRES - Borderline (2018 Accomplice One)
STEEP CANYON RANGERS - Can’t Get Home (2018 Out in the Open)
MOSES GUEST - California (2017 Light) homegrownmusic.net
HORSESHOES & HAND GRENADES - Townes (2015 Middle Western)
BAND of HEATHENS - Green Grass of California (2017 Duende)
FREEWAY REVIVAL - Angels in Rhymes (2017 Revolution Road)
DISCO BISCUITS - Pygmy Twylyte > Little Lai (2003 TranceFusionRadio_Broadcast_02, ca. Dec 2012) nugs.net

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DEAD & CO in ALBUQUERQUE



DEAD & COMPANY ANNOUNCES 2018 TOUR
24-Concert Tour Kicks off May 30 in Mansfield, Massachusetts
Tickets on Sale Starting Friday, January 26 at 10:00 AM

photo by Danny Clinch

DEAD & COMPANY announces its 2018 tour, kicking off on Wednesday, May 30th in Mansfield, Massachusetts at the Xfinity Center and returning for two-night stands at iconic venues such as Citi Field in New York; Alpine Valley Music Theatre in East Troy, Wisconsin; Shoreline Amphitheatre in San Francisco, California; and Folsom Field in Boulder, Colorado, while also adding new venues, including Los Angeles’ historic Dodger Stadium and Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon, to the tour. Dead & Company - Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, John Mayer, and Bob Weir, with Oteil Burbridge and Jeff Chimenti -will perform two sets of music drawing from the Dead’s historic catalog of songs. A full listing of tour dates can be found below.

To ensure fans get tickets in their hands directly, Fan Registration is available HERE for the 2018 tour dates beginning today, January 18, at 8 AM ET, through Ticketmaster’s Verified Fan program; supplies are limited.

Tickets will go on sale in most markets beginning Friday, January 26, at 10 AM through livenation.com. American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets for select shows before the general public beginning Tuesday, January 23, at 10 AM. Citi cardmembers can take advantage of a special pre-sale opportunity for U.S. show dates beginning Tuesday, January 23, at 10 AM.

Dead & Company has once again partnered with CID Entertainment to offer VIP & Seamless Packages on tour. All 3 packages include a General Admission pit or premium reserved ticket to see Dead & Company. Additional perks include early venue entry, a limited edition, screen printed poster, and a commemorative concert ticket and case. To view the available packages, visit HERE.

Dead & Company was formed in 2015 when the Grateful Dead’s Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann and Bob Weir joined forces with artist and musician John Mayer, Allman Brothers’ bassist Oteil Burbridge, and Fare Thee Well and RatDog keyboardist Jeff Chimenti. The result was one of the most successful touring bands of the decade. The inaugural tour kicked off in the fall of 2015 with two sold-out shows at the legendary Madison Square Garden and ending the year with two sold-out performances at the ‘Fabulous’ Forum in Inglewood, California.

Since then, the band has gone on to complete three record-breaking U.S. tours, performing to more than a million fans. The 2017 summer tour, which lasted from the end of May through the first of July, drew in nearly 500,000 fans and consisted of 20 concerts, including two-night stands at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, Shoreline Amphitheatre in San Francisco, Folsom Field in Boulder, Colo., Fenway Park in Boston, and Wrigley Field in Chicago. The back-to-back sold out shows in Chicago drew in over 80,000 fans and set the ballpark’s all-time record for most tickets sold for a single concert (43,600).

Dead & Company 2018 Tour Dates:
WED 5/30/2018 Mansfield, MA Xfinity Center+
FRI 6/1/2018 Camden, NJ BB&T Pavilion+
SAT 6/2/2018 Camden, NJ BB&T Pavilion+
MON 6/4/2018 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center^
WED 6/6/2018 Noblesville, IN Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center+
FRI 6/8/2018 Atlanta, GA Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood+
SAT 6/9/2018 Raleigh, NC Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek^
MON 6/11/2018 Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center^
WED 6/13/2018 Hartford, CT XFINITY Theatre^
FRI 6/15/2018 New York, NY Citi Field**
SAT 6/16/2018 New York, NY Citi Field**
TUE 6/19/2018 Darien Center, NY Darien Lake Amphitheater^
WED 6/20/2018 Cuyahoga Falls, OH Blossom Music Center^
FRI 6/22/2018 East Troy, WI Alpine Valley Music Theatre^
SAT 6/23/2018 East Troy, WI Alpine Valley Music Theatre^
FRI 6/29/2018 George, WA Gorge Amphitheatre^
SAT 6/30/2018 Eugene, OR Autzen Stadium^
MON 7/2/2018 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheater+
TUE 7/3/2018 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheater+
FRI 7/6/2018 Chula Vista, CA Mattress Firm Amphitheatre+
SAT 7/7/2018 Los Angeles, CA Dodger Stadium^
WED 7/11/2018 Albuquerque, NM Isleta Amphitheater+
FRI 7/13/2018 Boulder, CO Folsom Field**
SAT 7/14/2018 Boulder, CO Folsom Field**

^Tickets going on sale Friday, January 26 at 10 AM local time
+Tickets going on sale Saturday, January 27 at 10 AM local time
**Not ticketed through Ticketmaster.

Check deadandcompany.com for complete tour information.

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Thursday, January 11, 2018

TnJ 674 (1/11/18)

-HOUR ONE-

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND - Everyday (2005 Weekend on the Rocks)
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN & the E STREET BAND - She’s the One (2006 Hammersmith Odeon, London ‘75)
JIMMY PAGE & the BLACK CROWES - Nobody’s Fault But Mine (2000 Live at the Greek, ca. Oct 99)
DAVID BOWIE - Stay (2010 Station to Station [special edition], 3/23/76 Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY)
BIG SOMETHING - the Flood (2017 Tumbleweed)
UMPHREY’S McGEE - Dark Brush (2017 It’s Not Us)

-HOUR TWO-

CHRIS FORSYTH & the SOLAR MOTEL BAND - History & Science Fiction (2017 Dreaming in the Non-Dream)
WAR on DRUGS - Holding On (2017 a Deeper Understanding)
LOTUS - Age of Inexperience (9/19/14 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO) nugs.net
PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND - Santiago (2017 So It Is)
PIMPS of JOYTIME w/ IVAN NEVILLE - Mud (2017 Third Wall Chronicles)
LEE “SCRATCH” PERRY + SUBATOMIC SOUND SYSTEM – War Ina Babylon (2017 Super Ape Returns to Conquer)
GIANT PANDA GUERILLA DUB SQUAD - Greatest of Days (2017 Make It Better)
MIKE GORDON - Stealing Jamaica > Go Away (2017 Ogogo)

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Thursday, January 4, 2018

TnJ 673 (1/4/18)

-HOUR ONE-

NEIL YOUNG & CRAZY HORSE
- Hey Hey, My My [Into the Black] (1991 Weld)
TEDESCHI TRUCKS BAND - Alabama (11/18/17 Fox Theater, Oakland, CA)
GREGG ALLMAN - Black Muddy River (2017 Southern Blood)
OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW - Absolutely Sweet Marie (2017 50 Years of Blonde on Blonde, ca. May 2016, the CMA Theater, Nashville, TN)
TOUBAB KREWE - Squash (2018 Stylo)
THUNDER BODY - Gong (2017 Solstice)
ZACH DEPUTY - It’s All Right (2017 Wash It In the Water)
PIGMENT - Tough Day for Iris (2018 Crows & Elephants)

-HOUR TWO-

SPAFFORD
- Abaculus (2017 Abaculus - an Improvisational Experience)

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TnJ BEST of 2017

-TOAST'S FAVORITE LIVE ALBUMS of 2017-


GRATEFUL DEAD – Cornell 5/8/77
The holy grail of bootlegs finally gets an above-board release thanks to the overdue acquisition of the “Betty boards.”  If you only ever own one Dead show, it should be this one.  Also available (and worth hunting down) as part of the “May 1977 – Get Shown the Light” box set.

PHISH – 7/25/17 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 
The whole “baker’s dozen” was a stunt for the ages, and this particular evening (night four) was a “jam-filled” show for the ages.  Within hours ranked as the second-best Phish show of all time.

CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD – Betty’s Self-Rising Southern Blends, Vol. 3 
Betty strikes again!  Another solid installment in a solid series, these recordings were captured in November of 2015.  Rumor has it the vinyl release offers an additional set from that year.

TEDESCHI TRUCKS BAND – Live from the Fox Oakland 
At long last, another live release from this incredible road band.  Like most in this category, live is where they really stretch out and shine.

DOPAPOD – II Saw Live Dopapod Evil Was II 
One-of-a-kind sounds that will get your toes tappin’ and your brain melting.

STEVE WINWOOD – Greatest Hits Live 
Classic tunes from a classic artist, with room to let the songs breathe as they should.

WIDESPREAD PANIC – 10/28/17 Park Theatre, Monte Carlo Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV 
A themed show in the middle of a three-night Halloween run, dubbed “Ladies Night.”  Fans and followers were abuzz immediately.  First time played: “Honey Bee” by Tom Petty.
OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW – 50 Years of Blonde on Blonde 
They’ve already turned two Dylan leftovers into great singles, and this cements their reputation as channelers of the almighty Bob.

SPAFFORD – Abaculus – An Improvisational Experience 
It is what it says, one hour-long jam with no stops and no lyrics.  They should release more of these.

RYAN ADAMS – Live at Rough Trade 
Historically, one of the few record store recordings to really show off how great the songs and the artist are at their core.  Limited edition vinyl only.
 
-TOAST'S FAVORITE STUDIO ALBUMS of 2017-


10) BAND of HEATHENS – Duende

Equal parts J.J. Cale, Gram Parsons, and New Riders of the Purple Sage, this Austin band makes psychedelic cowboy music look easy.

HIGH POINTS: Trouble Came Early, Sugar Queen, Green Grass of California

09) POLYRHYTHMICS – Caldera

Impossibly tight as a live band, Seattle’s Polyrhythmics manage to commit their Afrobeat-influenced funk to record with earth-and-booty-shaking results.

HIGH POINTS: Au Jus, Lord of the Fries, Marshmallow Man

08) INFAMOUS STRINGDUSTERS – Laws of Gravity

This collection of studio-prefect musicians who love to jam continue to come out on top in the string band wing of live music.  They toss off soaring licks as a matter of habit and remain an outstanding example of a group being greater than the sum of their parts.

HIGH POINTS: Vertigo, Black Elk, Sirens,

07) PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND – So It Is

This New Orleans “legacy” contingent hits all the right notes with their latest, “So It Is.”  There’s a perfect balance of composition and meandering in these grooves which more resembles Blue Note-era jazz than most of New Orleans’ shuffle-funk output of late.

HIGH POINTS: La Malanga, Convergence, Mad, Innocence

06) ST. VINCENT – Masseduction

I don’t think St. Vincent is trying to transition into pop stardom, although Talking Heads made that transition despite herculean efforts at being “alternative” and “weird.” These songs bear a slightly poppier sheen than her previous work, but they’re no less fun to get absorbed in.

HIGH POINTS: New York, Pills, Masseduction, Los Ageless

05) BIG SOMETHING – Tumbleweed

Taking the term “odyssey” and equating it with the underground term “trip,” Big Something have an epic concept album which breathes, shifts, and surprises like an extended hallucinogenic experience.  The hippy-trippy-zen-western is reborn with a fluent interchanging of unexpected styles.

HIGH POINTS: Song for Us, Waves, Blue Dream, UFOs Are Real

04) BARR BROTHERS – Queens of the Breakers

It would be easy to dismiss the Barr Brothers as Canada’s answer to Fleet Foxes or the War on Drugs, but the truth is that neither of those bands came up with anywhere near as good an album this year.  “Queens of the Breakers” can be distilled as an object lesson in ambient-indie-folk songcraft.

HIGH POINTS: It Came to Me, Hideous Glorious, Kompromat, Ready for War

03) SPOON – Hot Thoughts

Whether or not it’s Spoon’s mission, as a band, to revisit and rework every single “80s sound” imaginable, that seems to be what they’re doing.  Their assimilation and transformation of an entire decade’s worth of pop comes out sounding absolute aces on this disc.  Somehow they avoid the trap of 80s atmospheric moodiness and keep the proceedings lively, without being cheesy.

HIGH POINTS: Hot Thoughts, Pink Up, Can I Sit Next to You, Us

02) GOV’T MULE – Revolution Come…Revolution Go

I’ve said it before, but this is the Gov’t Mule album I’ve been waiting for since the first one.  Maybe it took a while for the post-Allen Woody lineup (featuring Jorgen Carlsson and Danny Louis) to gel in the studio, but this disc has all the deep rumble, sheer beauty, growl, grit and gravitas you could want from a band who consistently dishes out those aesthetics in spades at their live shows.

HIGH POINTS: Traveling Tune; Revolution Come, Revolution Go; Dreams & Songs, Pressure Under Fire


01) KING GIZZARD & the LIZARD WIZARD – Flying Microtonal Banana

An astonishingly deft blend of heavy stoner rock and psychedelia.  This is one of five albums King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard released in 2017 and, as they usually form each release around a stunt of some kind (using microtonal instruments in this case, or having the album play on an infinite loop, an arrangement of suites, or deep-end jazz experiments), it may not get the attention it’s due with commercial radio play, but this band has fans who will turn out in droves to see their unique, low-budget, high-energy performances.

HIGH POINTS: Rattlesnake, Sleep Drifter, Open Water, Doom City, Nuclear Fusion

-TOAST’S SINGLES THAT STUCK-

10) FATHER JOHN MISTY – Total Entertainment Forever
The sardonic satirist strikes again.
09) CIGARETTES AFTER SEX – Apocalypse
That turntable sounds like it’s on half-speed.
08) SECRET SISTERS – Mississippi
I’m not positive, but this might be goth folk.
07) the KILLERS – the Man
Disco is now a genre again, I guess.
06) SYLVAN ESSO – Radio
Robotic, repetitive, and emotionless, much like radio.
05) RYAN ADAMS – To Be Without You
With his heart on his sleeve and that melody, he wins again.
04) the NATIONAL – the System Only Dreams in Total Darkness
Giddily gloomy, with an undeniably catchy guitar riff.
03) ALICE MERTON – No Roots
A song like this makes me want to take up choreography.  It begs to be accompanied by enough dancers to make the ground shake.
02) LUMINEERS – Angela
Haunting and elegant.  From a 2016 album, but not until I heard it on the radio a zillion times did it totally own me.
01) PORTGUAL. the MAN – Feel It Still
The stickiest of all this year’s sticky earworms.  Not as psychedelic as they’re known to be, but they figured out the pop thing.  So…they’re too rich to hang with us now.

-TOASTWORTHY COVERS of 2017-

CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD - Rock and Roll
The Velvet Underground classic (often covered by Phish) gets the lazy, loping, stoner treatment and almost sounds like a brand new song. Played on tour in NM, CO, OR, VA, and NJ.
ROBERT RANDOLPH and the FAMILY BAND - I Thank You
A smoldering rendition of the Sam & Dave classic, with help from Snarky Puppy’s Cory Henry off the Family Band’s “Got Soul” album. Do not play near flammable materials.
CONSUELO LUZ - Across the Universe
Recorded at Santa Fe’s own Frogville Studios, this Beatles track is just as dreamy as the original, but with extra Latin flair. Heard on the Frogville Radio Show.
GREGG ALLMAN - Black Muddy River
Usually I make note of covers which reinvent the song in some way. The late Gregg Allman manages to improve upon the original Grateful Dead song (ca. 1987) without changing a thing.
NOUVELLE VAGUE - I Wanna Be Sedated
Taking the Ramones’ song and actually playing it as if they WERE sedated is so perfect, it’s a wonder no one ever tried it before.
ALO - Bizarre Love Triangle
Originally a New Order club banger from the late 80s, Zach Gill and crew give it a dazed surfer makeover. Available on their “Love Songs” EP.
INFAMOUS STRINGDUSTERS - Get Lucky
Perhaps the most left-field conversion this year, turning the Daft Punk disco jam into a bluegrass stomper. Find it on their “Undercover, Vol. 2” EP. 

-TOAST'S 2017 TOUR DIARY HIGHLIGHTS-

CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD - 2/14/17 Taos Mesa Brewing, El Prado, NM
TROMBONE SHORTY & ORLEANS AVENUE - 3/3/17 Lensic Performing Arts Center, Santa Fe, NM
TURKUAZ - 3/11/17 Skylight, Santa Fe, NM
ELEPHANT REVIVAL - 6/2/17 Music on the Mesa, Taos Mesa Brewing, El Prado, NM
DREW EMMITT & FRIENDS - 6/2/17 Music on the Mesa, Taos Mesa Brewing, El Prado, NM
JAMES McMURTRY - 6/4/17 Music on the Mesa, Taos Mesa Brewing, El Prado, NM
DUMPSTAPHUNK - 6/17/17 Railyard Plaza, Santa Fe, NM
SANTANA - 7/1/17 Isleta Amphitheater, Albuquerque, NM
HERBIE HANCOCK - 8/16/17 Kiva Auditorium, Albuquerque, NM
KING GIZZARD & the LIZARD WIZARD - 10/3/17 Sister Bar, Albuquerque, NM

-TOAST HOPES TO HEAR MORE from THESE-

AQUEOUS
SELWYN BIRCHWOOD
TYLER CHILDERS
SAMANTHA FISH
FREEWAY REVIVAL
GIVING TREE BAND
HORSESHOES and HAND GRENADES
LIL SMOKIES
PIGEONS PLAYING PING PONG
DAVID RAMIREZ


That's a wrap for 2017! Here's to another great year of groovy music ahead. Keep on truckin' (^_^)

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Thursday, December 28, 2017

TnJ 672 (12/28/17)

A mere sampling of the best 2017 had to offer, and a fond farewell to a couple of legends this year as well…

-HOUR ONE-

GREGG ALLMAN w/ JACKSON BROWNE - Song for Adam (2017 Southern Blood)
TOM PETTY - a Higher Place (1994 Wildflowers)
GRATEFUL DEAD - Jack Straw (2017 Cornell 5/8/77, Barton Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY)
BARR BROTHERS - Ready for War (2017 Queens of the Breakers)
KING GIZZARD & the LIZARD WIZARD - Nuclear Fusion (2017 Flying Microtonal Banana)
DOPAPOD - Bubble Brain (2017 II Saw Live Dopapod Evil Was II)
POLYRHYTHMICS - Marshmallow Man (2017 Caldera)

-HOUR TWO-

PORTUGAL. the MAN - Feel It Still (2017 Woodstock)
DAVID RAMIREZ - Stone Age (2017 We’re Not Going Anywhere)
STEVE WINWOOD - Walking in the Wind (2017 Greatest Hits Live)
ST. VINCENT - Masseduction (2017 Masseduction)
PHISH - Crosseyed and Painless (7/25/17 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY [Night 4: Jam-Filled]) livephish.com
GOV’T MULE - Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground (2017 Revolution Come… Revolution Go)

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Thursday, December 21, 2017

TnJ 671 (12/21/17)

-HOUR ONE-

ROBERT RANDOLPH & the FAMILY BAND - Travelin’ Cheeba Man (2017 Got Soul)
FRANK ZAPPA - [spoken] Once Upon a Time...the Horrible Part of It Is… (1995 Kill Ugly Radio Some More [promotional])
FRANK ZAPPA - City of Tiny Lights > Pound for a Brown (Saarbrücken 1978 [bootleg], 9/3/78 West Germany)
NEIL YOUNG + PROMISE of the REAL - Already Great (2017 the Visitor)
POKEY LaFARGE - Better Man Than Me (2017 Manic Revelations)
LIL SMOKIES - the City (2017 Changing Shades)
HORSESHOES & HAND GRENADES - AD:BC (2017 the Ode)
BÉLA FLECK & ABIGAIL WASHBURN - Sally in the Garden / Big Country / Molly Put the Kettle On (2017 Echo in the Valley)

-HOUR TWO-

KIMOCK - Orson (2017 Satellite City)
COL. BRUCE HAMPTON x the MADRID EXPRESS - I’m So Glad (2017 Live at the Vista Room, 3/16/17 Atlanta, GA)
MAVIS STAPLES - No Time for Crying (2017 If All I Was Was Black)
DEEP DARK WOODS - Fallen Leaves (2017 Yarrow)
RYAN ADAMS - Outbound Train (2017 Live at Rough Trade, 1/26/17 Rough Trade East record store, London, England)
CHARLIE HUNTER - Big Bill’s Blues (2016 Everybody Has a Plan Until They Get Punched in the Mouth)
CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD - Ride (2017 Betty’s Blends Vol. 3, Self-Rising, Southern Blends, ca. Nov 2015)

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Friday, December 15, 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017

TnJ 670 (12/14/17)

-HOUR ONE-

ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND - In Memory of Elizabeth Reed (1989 Dreams [box set], 1974 quadrophonic remix, 3/13/71 Fillmore East, New York, NY)
WIDESPREAD PANIC - Machine > Barstools and Dreamers (6/22/11 Kit Carson Park, Taos, NM) nugs.net
UMPHREY’S McGEE - Bad Friday (1/22/16 Beacon Theatre, New York, NY) nugs.net

-HOUR TWO-

SNARKY PUPPY - What About Me? (9/14/15 Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GA) nugs.net
SIMO - Shine (2017 Rise & Shine)
PIGEONS PLAYING PING PONG - Somethin’ for Ya (2017 Pizazz)
JOHN GINTY - the Shark (2017 Rockers)
FREEWORLD - Eve Waits (2017 What It Is)
GRATEFUL DEAD - Throwing Stones > Good Lovin’ (2017 Robert F. Kennedy Stadium, Washington, D.C., July 12 & 13, 1989 [box set])

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Thursday, December 7, 2017

TnJ 669 (12/7/17)

-HOUR ONE-

GRATEFUL DEAD – Man Smart, Woman Smarter  (2017 Robert F. Kennedy Stadium, Washington, D.C., July 12 & 13, 1989 [box set])
CHA WA – Li’l Liza Jane  (2015 Funk’n’Feathers)
SOJA – To Whom It May Concern  (2017 Poetry in Motion)
MARVELOUS FUNKSHUN w/ KOFI BURBRIDGE – Wastin’ Time  (2017 Marvelous Funkshun EP)
DAN HICKS & HIS HOT LICKS – Dig a Little Deeper  (1971 Where’s the Money?, Feb 1971 the Troubadour, Hollywood, CA)
TOM WAITS – Jersey Girl  (1980 Heartattack and Vine)
ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND w/ JAY COLLINS – Desdemona  (6/5/09 Wanee Festival, Live Oak, FL)
GREGG ALLMAN – Blind Bats and Swamp Rats  (2017 Southern Blood)

-HOUR TWO-

the DOORS – Dead Cats, Dead Rats > Break On Through [To the Other Side]  (1970 Absolutely Live, 10/23/70 Cobo Hall, Detroit, MI)
JACK DeJOHNETTE / LARRY GRENADIER / JOHN MEDESKI / JOHN SCOFIELD – Tony Then Jack  (2017 Hudson)
WOOD BROTHERS – River Takes the Town  (2018 One Drop of Truth)
LEFTOVER SALMON – Thornpipe  (2014 High Country)
YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND – Eat In Go Deaf [Eat Out Go Broke]  (2017 Love. Ain’t Love)
JON STICKLEY TRIO – Microbruise  (2017 Maybe Believe)
INFAMOUS STRINGDUSTERS – Sirens  (2017 Laws of Gravity)
GREENSKY BLUEGRASS – Merely Avoiding  (2016 Shouted, Written Down & Quoted)
GRATEFUL DEAD – Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodleoo  (2017 Robert F. Kennedy Stadium, Washington, D.C., July 12 & 13, 1989 [box set])

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Thursday, November 30, 2017

WIN DEAD RFK DC


Be listening to Toast-n-Jam all December long if you want to win the new release from dead.net, two full shows from 1989 at R.F.K. Stadium in Washington, D.C. (^_^)

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TnJ 668 (11/30/17)

Special session: 3-fer Madness (^_^)

-HOUR ONE-

JIMI HENDRIX – Izabella  (2016 Machine Gun – the Fillmore East First Show, 12/31/99 New York, NY)
JIMI HENDRIX – Peace in Mississippi  (1995 Voodoo Soup)
JIMI HENDRIX – Angel  (1995 Voodoo Soup)

AQUEOUS – Skyway  (4/9/16 Iron Works, Buffalo, NY)
AQUEOUS – Don’t Do It  (2016 Best in Show EP)
AQUEOUS – Weight of the World  (2017 digital single)

-HOUR TWO-

CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD – Hark the Herald Hermit Speaks  (8/17/17 Ocean Mist, Wakefield, RI)
CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD – Oak Apple Day  (2017 Betty’s Blends Vol. 3, Self-Rising, Southern Blends, ca. Nov 2015)
CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD – Glow  (2017 Barefoot in the Head)

BARNSTAR! – Stay with Me  (2014 Sit Down! Get Up! Get Out!)
INFAMOUS STRINGDUSTERS – Get Lucky  (2017 Undercover vol. 2 EP)
FRANK SOLIVAN w/ DEL McCOURY and MIKE MUNFORD – Pretty Woman  (2016 Family, Friends & Heroes)

TWIDDLE – When It Rains It Pours  (2015 Plump – Chapter One)
TWIDDLE – Blueberry Tumble  (6/3/16 Fox Theatre, Boulder, CO) nugs.net
TWIDDLE – Tiberius  (6/3/16 Fox Theatre, Boulder, CO) nugs.net

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

TnJ 667 (11/23/17)

A Thanksgiving tradition: All Grateful (^_^)


-HOUR ONE-

GRATEFUL DEAD – Playing in the Band  (2017 Dave’s Picks Volume 24, 8/25/72 Berkeley Community Theatre, Berkeley, CA)
GRATEFUL DEAD – Bird Song  (2017 Dave’s Picks Volume 24, 8/25/72 Berkeley Community Theatre, Berkeley, CA)
GRATEFUL DEAD – Terrapin Station  (2017 May 1977 – Get Shown the Light, 5/7/77 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, NY)
GRATEFUL DEAD – Uncle John’s Band  (5/26/77 Baltimore Civic Center, Baltimore, MD, released as part of the web series “30 Days of Dead” @ dead.net 2017)

-HOUR TWO-

GRATEFUL DEAD – To Lay Me Down  (10/17/83 Olympic Arena, Lake Placid, NY, released as part of the web series “30 Days of Dead” @ dead.net 2016)
GRATEFUL DEAD – Shakedown Street  (6/14/84 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO)
GRATEFUL DEAD – Dear Mr. Fantasy > Hey Jude  (2017 Long Strange Trip OST, 7/2/89 Sullivan Stadium, Foxboro, MA)
GRATEFUL DEAD – Cassidy  (2017 Robert F. Kennedy Stadium, Washington, D.C., July 12 & 13, 1989 [box set])
GRATEFUL DEAD – China Cat Sunflower > I Know You Rider  (3/24/91 Knickerbocker Arena, Albany, NY, released as part of the web series “30 Days of Dead” @ dead.net 2017)

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

TnJ 666 (11/16/17)

Special theme tonight, hope you like (and thanks to everyone who contributed ideas for this session)...

-HOUR ONE-

WIDESPREAD PANIC w/ the MEGABLASTERS – Slippin’ Into Darkness  (12/13/15 Fox Theatre, Atlanta, GA) livewidespreadpanic.com
WIDESPREAD PANIC – Me and the Devil Blues  (7/12/13 the Joint at Hard Rock, Las Vegas, NV) livewidespreadpanic.com
IRON MAIDEN – Number of the Beast  (1982 the Number of the Beast)
METALLICA – Am I Evil?  (1983 Kill ‘Em All)
ROLLING STONES – Sympathy for the Devil  (2016 Havana Moon DVD, 3/25/16 Havana, Cuba)
MY MORNING JACKET – Evil Urges  (8/3/12 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO)
PORTUGAL. the MAN – Evil Friends  (2013 Evil Friends)

-HOUR TWO-

GOV’T MULE w/ JASON NEWSTED – War Pigs  (2003 the Deepest End – Live in Concert, 5/3/03 Saenger Theatre, New Orleans, LA)
MEAT LOAF – Bat Out of Hell  (1977 Bat Out of Hell)
PRIMUS – Devil Went Down to Georgia  (1998 Rhinoplasty EP bonus video)
AC/DC – Highway to Hell  (1979 Highway to Hell)
SANTANA – Evil Ways  (2016 Live at the House of Blues, Las Vegas, 3/21/16)
DEREK and the DOMINOS – Evil  (1988 Crossroads [box set], ca. 1971 for Dominos 2nd LP)
DRIVIN’ N’ CRYIN’ – Straight to Hell  (1989 Mystery Road)
GRATEFUL DEAD – Friend of the Devil  (11/24/78 Capitol Theatre, Passaic, NJ)

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