Friday, July 6, 2012

Andrew Bird, Black Girls, No BS! Brass Band, Susan Greenbaum, Three Sheets to the Wind

Black Girls return to the scene this weekend with a show at The Camel. Doors open at 8:30, show starts at 9:30, and it's $7 to get in. The Hill and Wood (out of Charlottesville) and River Whyless (out of Boone NC) will open.

Yacht rock cover band Three Sheets to the Wind will be at Tobacco Company on Friday night. Show starts at 9:30 and it's free to get in. In the absence of any new videos from Three Sheets, here is some prime Yacht Rock: Firefall doing "Just Remember I Love You":

If you are hanging out at home, Fat Music Radio will be broadcasting live sets (audio only) from the High Sierra Music Fest in Quincy CA. Here is the lineup. All times are PACIFIC TIME so add three hours to get our time.

Friday – July 6, 2012:
Brokedown In Bakersfield: Noon – 1:30pm (GS)
Greensky Bluegrass: 2:00 – 3:30pm (GS)
Toots and the Maytals: 4:15 – 5:45pm (GS)
Galactic: 6:30 – 8:30pm (GS)
Deer Tick: 9:45 – 11:15pm
Saturday – July 7, 2012:
Dead Winter Carpenters: 12:15 – 1:45pm (GS)
Soulive: 2:30 – 4:00pm
Ryan Bingham: 4:45 – 6:15pm (GS)
Devil Makes 3: 7:00 – 8:30pm (GS)
Ben Harper: 9:15 – 11:15pm
Brokedown In Bakersfield: 11:45pm – 1:00am (H.S.M.H)
Railroad Earth: 1:30 – 4:00am (H.S.M.H)
Sunday – July 8 2012:
Split Lip Rayfield: 12:15 – 1:45pm (GS)
Red Baraat: 2:30 – 4:00pm
Grupo Fantasma: 4:45 – 6:15pm
TBA: 7:00 – 8:30pm
Railroad Earth: 9:15 – 11:15pm (GS)

Saturday night, the Susan Greenbaum Band will be at Ashland Coffee & Tea. Show starts at 8 and tix are $10 at the door. Here is Susan doing "This Life":

No BS! Brass Band is doing a special brunch show at 3 PM at The Camel on Sunday. The show will run until 6 PM and it'll be $5 to get in. $3 Bloody Marys and Mimosas! And they'll be recording the show for a special release later this summer. Here's their video for "Dr. Wily":

Wednesday night as part of the Groovin' In the Garden series at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens, Andrew Bird and Mavis Staples will perform. Gates open at 5:30, music starts around 6 PM with Mavis Staples. General Admission Lawn- $35 in advance, $40 at the gate, General Reserve Seating- $55 in advance, ALL AGES REQUIRE TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT. Andrew Bird is known for his symphonic, alt-pop songs with unique instrumentation including violin and whistling. Yes, whistling. Here he is talking about the whistling on CNN a few weeks ago:

And here is Andrew's video for "Eyeoneye":

Have a great weekend!

Tony Jordan