Thursday, January 29, 2009

Deerhoof: Live From Juan's Basement

It is truly amazing to witness Deerhoof live. I was fortunate enough to catch them a couple years ago down at the Union (Madison, WI). These guys are such excellent musicians - Please take a few minutes to check out the video. -fS

Thursday, January 22, 2009

The Winter Dubtacular
Majestic Theatre

The Winter Dubtacular
January 24th, 2009 - 8pm

The Winter Dubtacular will transport you from the frigid Wisconsin tundra to a tropical paradise of sea and sun. Providing entertainment will be Chicago's leading Dub crusaders THE DRASTICS. Assisting with the musical heatwave will be Madison's ROOTS COLLECTIVE and THE TAKEBACKS. WORT's Tropical Riddims host DJ FRP will be spinning throughout the night.

Don't worry about quelling a grumbling stomach as Jamerica will be catering the event with fantastic Jamaican cuisine. For the drinking class we will also be featuring numerous umbrella topped tropical drink specials. And on the big screen, we'll have your favorite beach movies (Weekend at Bernies, anyone?).

Entrance is $10, but if you show up in beachwear we'll knock off $2.

Doors open and food is served at 8 p.m.

Advance tickets are available at

10,000 Lakes Festival Line-up Announced

The 10,000 Lakes Festival has announced Dave Matthews Band, two nights of Widespread Panic, and Wilco as headlining artists for four days of music and camping at the 7th annual music festival held at the Soo Pass Ranch in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota July 22 - 25.

The 10,000 Lakes Festival's artist lineup will feature over sixty acts performing on the festival's four stages. The first round of confirmed acts includes:

Dave Matthews Band
Widespread Panic (2 nights)
Umphrey's McGee
Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings
Railroad Earth
Tea Leaf Green (2 nights)
Junior Brown
Trampled By Turtles
Cloud Cult
Everyone Orchestra
Kathleen Edwards
Pretty Lights
William Elliott Whitmore
& many more!

A limited number of Tier 1 General Admission tickets are now available for $159 which includes four nights of music and camping. Children ages 6 and under are admitted at no charge with paid adults and children 6 to 11 are half price. Complete festival details including artist information, photos, campground reservations, event activities, and door to door directions are available at

Located in Minnesota's beautiful North Country, the 10,000 Lakes Festival provides a wonderful camping and musical experience. If you've been there, you know. If you haven't: highly recommended.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Animal Collective :: My Girls link and Turner Hall Ballroom Show info

Animal Collective has a sweet little visual gem for you to check out (Click the image below). This is from their amazing new release called Merriweather Post Pavilion. Tickets for Animal Collective's May 19 show at Turner Hall Ballroom, which starts at 8 p.m., are $20, and are available starting at noon Friday at the Pabst and Riverside theater box offices,, and (414) 286-3663.