1. Karl Denson

    Karl Denson

    3 Albums, 0 Songs

    • The Bridge
    • The Bridge
    • Dance Lesson #2
  2. Galactic, Funky METERS, Skrillex; Cloud 9's Mark Brown on A Decade of Jam Cruises

    May 07, 2012 3:00 PM EDT It's the tenth anniversary of Jam Cruise, the annual cruise around the Caribbean put on by Cloud 9 Adventures and featuring a lineup of some of the biggest names in the jam/funk/jazz/bluegrass communities. Jam Cruise 11 (the inaugural year fe ...

  3. Maceo Parker, Zappa, STS9 Anchor Jam Cruise Lineup

    May 07, 2009 6:39 AM EDT 0 0 0 Now in its eighth year, the popular Jam Cruise will embark January 3, 2010 with a host of funk, techno, and roots-rock related acts on board. STS9, Maceo Parker, Zappa Plays Zappa, and the John Medeski/Robert Randolph/North Mississippi Allstars vehi ...

  4. Bonnaroo Sets Initial 2005 Lineup

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Dave Matthews Band, Modest Mouse, Joss Stone and Toots and the Maytals are among the first acts confirmed for Tennessee's fourth annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The Dave Matthews Band, Modest Mouse, Joss Stone and Toots and the May ...

  5. Voodoo Fest Conjures Major Music Stars

    August 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Everyone from rapper 50 Cent to goth rocker Marilyn Manson to world-renowned DJ Paul Oakenfold will be on hand for New Orleans' fifth-annual Voodoo Music festival. More than 40 acts have been confirme Everyone from rapper 50 Cent to goth rocker ...

  6. Jam Bands To Cruise Again

    July 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The initial cruise sold out of its 800 tickets within an hour of their on-sale date, so Cloud 9 Adventures has announced a sequel, with tickets on sale Monday (July 21). Jam band fans who missed out on the chance to sail on the inaugural Jam Cruise ...

  7. Jam Bands Populate Mid-Atlantic Festival

    June 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hard-touring jam bands Widespread Panic and moe. will headline the inaugural Mid-Atlantic Music Experience (MidX), July 11-13 at the State Fair Event Center in Lewisburg, W.Va. Each band will play two Hard-touring jam bands Widespread Panic and moe. ...

  8. Hard Groove

    May 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For years, Roy Hargrove has dropped hints that someday he'd like to do a "crossover jazz" recording. For years, Roy Hargrove has dropped hints that someday he'd like to do a "crossover jazz" recording. Of course, since ...

  9. Sparta, Glassjaw Strap In For SnoCore

    January 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sparta, Glassjaw, Hot Water Music, and Dredg have signed on for ArtistDirect's 2003 SnoCore tour, which will kick off Feb. 11 in Albuquerque, N.M., and run through late March. Tickets for some shows a Sparta, Glassjaw, Hot Water Music, and Dred ...

  10. Other Ones To Wrap Tour In Bay Area

    October 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Other Ones will bring it all home when their forthcoming fall U.S. tour closes with a pair of shows in California's Bay Area. The Other Ones will bring it all home when their forthcoming fall U.S. tour closes with a pair of shows in Califor ...

  11. DVD To Chronicle Inaugural Bonnaroo Fest

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sanctuary Records Group has set an Oct. 22 release date for the previously tipped "Live From Bonnaroo" DVD. Sanctuary Records Group has set an Oct. 22 release date for the previously tipped "Live From Bonnaroo" DVD. Along with a ...

  12. Nickelback Leads High Times' 'Doobie' List

    September 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As the only band with two nominations, hard rock act Nickelback leads the field for the third annual Doobie Awards for Conscious Music. Hosted by counterculture magazine High Times, the Sept. 25 cerem As the only band with two nominations, hard rock ...

  13. Widespread Panic Sticks With Festival Plan

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In the wake of last weekend's death of founding guitarist Michael Houser, renowned jam band Widespread Panic will go on with its Seven Fiddlers Music Festival this weekend as planned. The finale of th In the wake of last weekend's death of ...

  14. Widespread Panic Guitarist Houser Dead At 40

    August 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Guitarist Michael Houser, a founding member of the Georgia-based jam band Widespread Panic, died yesterday (Aug. 10) at his home in Athens from complications related to pancreatic cancer. He was 40. Guitarist Michael Houser, a founding member of the ...

  15. A New Double Shot Of Live Dead

    July 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nearly seven years since death of guitarist Jerry Garcia and the demise of the Grateful Dead, the band's substantial performance legacy continues to be solidified with a seemingly endless array of off Nearly seven years since death of guitarist ...

  16. Former Dead Principals Prep For Reunion

    July 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh tells Billboard.com he's "stoked to the eyeballs" about the nearing Terrapin Station, his first full-fledged reunion with his former bandmates since Dead vocalis Former Grateful Dead bassist Phil ...

  17. Widespread Panic Guitarist Fights Cancer

    July 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Houser, guitarist for renowned jam band Widespread Panic, has been diagnosed with a terminal form of cancer. "I want to assure all of you that all that can be done has been done," Houser write Michael Houser, guitarist for renowned ...

  18. Flecktones, Denson To Plant 'Grassroots'

    June 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Keller Williams, John Scofield, and Charlie Hunter top the list of acts set for the third annual Walther's Grassroots Music & Arts Festi Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Karl De ...

  19. Billboard Bits: Macy Gray, Nammys, Megadeth

    June 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Macy Gray, Nammys, Megadeth Macy Gray, Angelique Kidjo, the Keb Mo' Band, and G Love & Special Sauce are among the artists who have been added to the lineup for this year's annual Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day festival in Aspen ...

  20. Panic Plans 'Seven Fiddler's' Fest

    June 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Georgia-based jam band Widespread Panic will end its summer tour by headlining both days of its own Seven Fiddler's Music Festival. Set for Aug. 17-18 at the Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre near Denver, Georgia-based jam band Widespread Panic ...

  21. Surviving Dead Principals To Reunite

    May 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The surviving original members of the Grateful Dead -- guitarist/vocalist Bob Weir, bassist Phil Lesh, and drummers Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann -- will reunite as the Other Ones for an Aug. 3-4 we The surviving original members of the Grateful D ...

  22. Medeski, Martin & Wood: An 'Uninvisible' Trio

    March 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 According to Chris Wood, bassist for Medeski, Martin & Wood, the title of the trio's 10th album, "Uninvisible" (due April 9 via Blue Note) is "a bit like a Rorschach test -- it means different thi According to Chris Wood, bas ...

  23. Jam Favorites Sign On For Bonnaroo Festival

    March 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Phish's Trey Anastasio, Gov't Mule, Widespread Panic, Ben Harper, the String Cheese Incident, and Les Claypool's Frog Brigade are among the acts confirmed for the first annual Bonnaroo Music Festival, Phish's Trey Anastasio, Gov& ...

  24. Flyin' the Koop

    March 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Just what constitutes "jazz" and "jam-band," and where do the two go their separate ways? Purists would argue that the two have nothing to do with one another, but this release by Galactic drummer Sta Just what constitutes " ...

  25. Blackalicious' 'Arrow' Spears De La Rocha, Harper

    March 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Underground hip-hop duo Blackalicious, comprised of lyricist the Gift of Gab and DJ/producer Chief Xcel, has drafted a stellar lineup of guests for its MCA debut, "Blazing Arrow," due April 30. The se Underground hip-hop duo Blackalicious, ...

  26. Marsalis Leads Playboy Jazz Lineup

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Wynton Marsalis leads the star-studded lineup for the 24th annual Playboy Jazz Festival, to be held June 15-16 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. On the first day of the event, Marsalis will perfor Wynton Marsalis leads the star-studded lineup fo ...

  27. Hundreds Of Acts Flock To 2002 Jazz Fest

    February 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Hundreds of acts, including Lenny Kravitz, Wynton Marsalis, Melissa Etheridge, Bonnie Raitt, and India.Arie, have signed on to play the annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, to be held at t Hundreds of acts, including Lenny Kravitz, Wynto ...

  28. Jam Bands Sign On For 'Superfly During Jazzfest'

    February 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Medeski Martin & Wood, Gov't Mule, Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Ozomatli, the New Deal, and Galactic are among the acts confirmed for the Superfly During Jazzfest concert series, set for April 2 Gov't Mule, Medeski Martin & Wood, ...

  29. SnoCore Icicle Ball Returns

    January 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sevendust plans to hit the road later this month in support of its latest album, "Animosity" (TVT). The group will kick off the month-long tour Jan. 26 in Royal Oaks, Mich., with former labFor the sec For the second year in a row, SnoCore ...

  30. 'Doobies' Announced, To Be Presented Virtually

    September 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The 2nd annual High Times Doobie Awards ceremony, originally scheduled for Sept. 12 at New York's Wetlands Preserve, was another victim of last week's terrorist attack on the city. The counter-culture The 2nd annual High Times Doobie Award ...

  31. Voodoo Fest To Feature Tool, Snoop, Others

    August 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hard rock act Tool, rapper Snoop Dogg, and rockers the Black Crowes are among the artists confirmed for the third edition of New Orleans' Voodoo Music Festival. Set for Oct. 27 in City Park, the eclec Hard rock act Tool, rapper Snoop Dogg, and ...

  32. 500 Performers Lined Up For Bumbershoot

    July 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A head-spinning array of performers, including the Black Crowes, Mos Def, Ween, Loretta Lynn, and Taj Mahal, are confirmed to appear Seattle's 31st annual Bumbershoot festival, taking place Aug. 31-Se A head-spinning array of performers, includ ...

  33. Poll: Ozzfest Ranks As Most Anticipated Rock Fest

    June 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Black Sabbath-headlined Ozzfest is this summer's most anticipated rock festival tour, according to a recently completed Billboard.com poll. The outing -- which will also feature mainstage acts Mar The Black Sabbath-headlined Ozzfest is this ...

  34. Furthur Fest Morphs Into So Many Roads

    June 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As tipped here last month, the Furthur Festival will return to the road this summer under the new moniker So Many Roads. The lineup features ex-Grateful Dead principal Bob Weir's longtime side band Ra As tipped here last month , the Furthur Fes ...