Cosmic Twang will be bringing it's own special blend of psychedelic country rock & roll to some killer festivals and summer events! Celebrating spring at Freaks for the Festival, with Chris Robinson Brotherhood, in Big Sur on the weekend of 4/20, then Scott and Ross are back to Terrapin Crossroads for Scott's monthly residency and a Cosmic Twang show on Saturday, April 29th. May brings the 5th annual Winter's Dead Weekend, May 19 and 20, in SF and Lake Tahoe, with the Dead Winter Carpenters. Later in the summer, neither Scott nor Ross would miss Northwest String Summit in July in Oregon, and you can also catch them at Petaluma Music Festival on August 5th. More Cosmic Twang dates coming soon!
Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh generally hits a few venues over the course of a year, but he ended 2016 with a rare trip outside his typical haunts – and outside the continental 48 as well. Lesh brought his Friends over to Hawaii, playing shows in 50th state on December 29th and 31st. For both shows, Terrapin Crossroads Grahame Lesh, Scott Law, Ross James, Jason Crosby and Alex Koford performed with Phil.
The show on the 29th took place at the Castle Theater at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului, HI, opening up with a fun “Jack Straw” and treating fans to lots of Grateful Dead classics throughout. With songs like a “Help > Slip > Franklin’s” combination and a fun “New Speedway Boogie > The Other One > New Speedway Boogie” sandwich, there’s no denying that this was a great performance!
The Grateful magic continued on New Year’s Eve, when the band opened up with “Shakedown Street” and continued with some of the band’s most exciting music. They brought out hits like “Estimated Prophet” into “Eyes of the World,” “Terrapin Station,” “Scarlet/Fire”, “St. Stephen” into “The Eleven” and so much more.
FROM LIVE FOR LIVE MUSIC, 1/3/2017