Archive for August, 2010
Episode four features 40 minutes of new music by 30db, The Contribution, Kyle Hollingsworth, Keller and the Kells and Umprey’s McGee. We keep things going with a new “jam band music” segment featuring two extended songs: “Grayrigg” by Lotus, and a live version of “Kill Devil Falls” by Phish, taking from this summer’s tour. It’s an eclectic mix of music for sure. Enjoy!
The funk/jazz trip Soulive has made two tracks from its upcoming album available to listen to and download for free: instrumental covers of ”Eleanor Rigby” and While My Guitar Gently Weeps.” Check out the band’s sound and learn more at http://soulive.bandcamp.com/
The band, known for its solos and catchy, upbeat songs, has been on five national tours, opening for big names such as The Rolling Stones, Dave Matthews Band, The Roots,Common, John Mayer, and others. The band also continues to play at various festivals, including the Monterey Jazz Festival and Bonnaroo.
Check out Houston Jones this Saturday at Pistol River Friendship Hall. Future Sunday concerts at Azalea Park include Sans Prophet (classic rock) on Aug. 29, Tsunami Swing Bank on Sept. 12, and local favorite country rock band Sweet Town Little on Sept. 19.
Stay tuned and keep on grooving!
If you see just one concert at the Pistol River Friendship Hall this year, this is it. Having seen members of the band perform in various configurations (from the Waybacks to the current lineup in Houston Jones), I can tell you these guys rock, offering something for everyone. Don’t miss it! The show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 and are available at Gold Beach Books, The Book Dock, Words and Pictures and www.pistolriver.com. The hall is located on Carpenterville Road, off Highway 101 in Pistol River.
Described as “high octane Americana,” Houston Jones performs a mostly original repertoire that includes bluegrass, folk, blues and gospel, while combining vocal and instrumental prowess with sheer fun. They have been getting rave reviews, voted the “best discovery” at the Strawberry Music Festival.
Listen to 13 of Houston Jone’s songs online at http://www.sonicbids.com/epk/epk.aspx?epk_id=47415
For more information, songs, videos and reviews about the band, visit http://www.houstonjones.com/
Houston Jones is
Travis Jones: Lead vocals, acoustic guitar
Glenn Houston: acoustic and electric guitars, vocals
Chris Kee: Standup bass, acoustic guitar, cello, vocals
Peter Tucker: Percussion, drums, vocals
Henry Salvia: Piano, accordion, vocals