Col. Bruce Hampton has been making music since he formed his first band in 1963. The Colonel has been in constant motion ever since leaving a trail of memorable live performances with his many bands, including The Hampton Grease Band, The Late Bronze Age, and The Aquarium Rescue Unit (ARU.)
During the ARU days, The Colonel helped start the 1990’s H.O.R.D.E. Festival with Widespread Panic, Phish, Blues Traveler, and Spin Doctors. Read more
Cincinnati, OH - On May 21st, award winning bluegrass group The Rumpke Mountain Boys will be welcoming Grateful Dead Hour syndicated radio host, songwriter, and author David Gans to their weekly show at Stanley’s Pub in Cincinnati, followed by shows in Indianapolis, IN, Lexington, KY and Louisville, KY, culminating with both acts performing at Dark Star Orchestra’s Dark Star Jubilee music festival in Thornville, OH.
Brought together by their love of The Grateful Dead’s music,7-time CEA (Cincinnati Entertainment Awards) winner for best bluegrass group The Rumpke Mountain Boys and David Gans first met at a music festival, which has led to memorable on-stage collaborations whenever their paths would meet over the past several years. The evening will start with a solo set by Gans, followed by a set by The Rumpke Mountain Boys, with Gans joining in for what’s sure to be a can’t miss performance. Read more
Terrapin Flyer (with Melvin Seals and Mark Karan)
January 23, 2013
Stanley’s Pub, 323 Stanley Ave, Cincinnati, OH
Doors open at 9pm. Show starts at 10pm.
Tickets are $20 and on sale at stanleys.frontgatetickets.com
Of the many facets that constitute the Grateful Dead experience, there are two which have provided much comfort to Deadheads in the era since Jerry Garcia’s passing in 1995: the built-in ability for the band’s music to evolve with each performance and the wealth of talented musicians that has sprouted up around its core players. Read more
A part of Rock and Roll history will be coming to the intimate surroundings of Stanley’s Pub (323 Stanley Ave) in the Columbia-Tusculum area of Cincinnati as they welcome Grateful Dead keyboardist and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Tom Constanten with Terrapin Flyer on Thursday October 25th, 2012.
Constanten performed with the Grateful Dead during their most creative and prolific era 1968 – 1970 and was inducted with them into the presitigious Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1994. He and Grateful Dead bassist met while studying music at Berkeley College and the two of them became fast friends because of their mutual interest in Classical and Modern music. Read more
MOE. After Show with Vinyl Soup and Tattered Roots
Friday October 26, 2012
Stanley’s Pub, 323 Stanley Ave, Cincinnati, OH
Show time: 9:30 p.m.
Nashville, TN based psychedelic rock band Vinyl Soup returns in the Fall of 2012 renewed and reinvented. They have already begun their new tour with a high profile evening set at the Bowling Green, KY based Grateful Gathering festival. On October 26, they will be performing at Stanley’s Pub in Cincinnati, Ohio followed by a Halloween show in Kalamazoo, Michigan. With their upcoming release, The Beacon Within, Vinyl Soup have completely grown into what the blogosphere has always believed they were : a true songwriter’s prog-jam band. Read more
Skerik, the enduringly saxophonic, punk jazz iconoclast, will be performing at Stanley’s Pub in Cincinnati, OHon Sunday, September 16 with his latest project, Bandalabra. Joining him are three of his fellow Seattle hometown’s most revered players: Andy Coe on electric guitar, Evan Flory Barnes on upright bass and Dvonne Lewis on drums. In Skerik’s words, Bandalabra is intended to conjure the sounds of “Fela Kuti meeting Steve Reich in rock’s backyard.” A bold assertion, but one for which the music bears witness. Together, the quartet syncopates and snakes, floats free and snaps tight with hypnotic afrobeat rhythms, minimalist canons and improvised harmonics. There’s a duality that demands listeners both dance and get lost in its sound. Read more
Rumpke Mountain Boys will be play an opening set at 9 pm outside on the patio (weather permitting), then Oakhurst will perform inside with Rumpke closing out the night with a set.
Oakhurst is proud to announce their official CD release party in Denver at Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, Saturday April 21st with Missed The Boat and The Quick & Easy Boys. There are three incredible VIP packages available for fans that include an array of choices such as a three course dinner at Appaloosa Grill (with the band), hotel rooms and even transportation on their private tour bus to the show. All those purchasing advance tickets will receive free downloads instantly. Read more
Strange Arrangement, a quartet from Chicago, puts on a show that takes an audience through several different musical genres including jazz, funk, folk, rockabilly, soul, and progressive- and psychedelic-rock and draws on influences from Herbie Hancock, Umphreys McGee, Phish and Wilco. In early 2011, the band released its second record, Polygraph, which combines its unique musical landscapes into tightly knit, well-crafted songs ranging from funk, blues, and rockabilly to progressive psychedelic funk. Recorded and mixed by Manny Sanchez (Smashing Pumpkins, Umphrey’s McGee, North Mississippi All Stars) at IV Lab Studios in Chicago, Polygraph marks the second full length album for Strange Arrangement in three years.
Joel Cummings of Umphrey’s McGee says, “Strange Arrangement’s musiciansh Read more