Posts Tagged ‘Old Crow Medicine Show’

Noodling Among the Great Unwashed: Debriefing the All Good Festival

Noodling, n. ~ [noodle, v. int.; nood-ler, n.; var. nüdl] ~ Affectionate if deprecating slang for the solitary gyrations favored by blissed-out attendees at jam-band concerts.
Bag-checks and responsible alcohol regulations have become more and more standard at the major festivals. An innocuous glass dealer at Bonnaroo, earlier this year, had $4,500 worth of pipes and [...]

Dave Rawlings & Co. at the 9:30 Club: The Exit Interview

In which Steve Kolowich and Ted Scheinman, who play together in a roots band of dubious authenticity, converse over e-mail.
Steve: Howdy, Ted!
Like that country vernacular? Sure, I'm a blue-blooded New Englander, born and bred. But if I learned anything from last night's excellent show at the 9:30 Club, it's that authenticity is as authenticity does. [...]

‘We’re All In This Together’: Route 29 Revue @ Merriweather

When Levon Helm and The Band hosted a five-hour send-off concert in 1976, it was a musical event of mythic proportions. The Band and its guests—among them Bob Dylan, Neil Young, and Joni Mitchell—were torchbearers of the American folk revival. And though it might be overly dramatic to say the movement “ended” with The Last [...]