The 4th annual iteration of the GroundUp Music Festival is now in the books. The festival, with an annual lineup of jam-based jazz and funk acts curated by three-day headliners Snarky Puppy was this year a gathering of the best of the best.
Photography and Show Review by Geoff Clowes of Sage + Spirit Photo After forty-five years and numerous lineup changes the Marshall Tucker Band is still doing what they love to do, hitting the road and making crowds forget the present and live, if only for ninety minutes, the ‘seventies. Such was the case when theContinue reading “Show Review: Marshall Tucker Band’s Southern Rockin’ Roundup Tour”
Despite a cold and wet evening, fans were lined up down the block to get into Fort Lauderdale’s Culture Room. The venue, a must-play for any metal act passing through South Florida, was at capacity this evening to see Swedish heavy metal favorites, In Flames. The Swedish sextet, supporting the release of their thirteenth album,Continue reading “In Flames Set the Culture Room Ablaze”
The entire venue turned dark. Not a light anywhere, even the empty bars are dark. With the darkness came roars of approval from the largely teenage crowd, and then the opening chords of ok ok?, the smash hit from the Long Beach indie-pop band Half*Alive. With only a single hand-held spotlight to light their facesContinue reading “Half Alive packs the Culture Room”
The Allman Brothers Band was never afraid to mix things up on stage. It wasn’t unusual to hear blues, Southern rock, and covers on the same setlist. The same can be said for the Allman Betts Band, the sextet made up of the children of founding Allman Brothers’ Gregg Allman, Dickey Betts, and Berry Oakley.Continue reading “Allman Betts Band Show off their heritage on the Down To The River tour”
Photography & article by Geoff Clowes Through The Roots have never been worried about bringing their Cali-reggae vibes to places far from their San Diego home. With tour stops up and down the east coast the band is setting fire to cities not known for beaches and fish tacos. It’s in venues like the Culture RoomContinue reading “Through The Roots’ Arrival Tour Is the Fun Time That You Need”