Thursday, July 31, 2014

Weekend Picks: Dark Star Orchestra, Big Payback, Southern Belles, Silo Effect, Lollapalooza webcast, Phish webcast


Big weekend for Deadheads at Pocohontas State Park. Grateful Dead tribute band, Dark Star Orchestra, will be there for two shows on Friday and Saturday. Tix are $21.50 in advance for Friday, $25 at the gate. Saturday, tix are $25 in advance, $30 at the gate. You can also get a two day ticket for $40. Friday night, DSO will recreate the Dead's 8/1/73 show at Roosevelt Stadium, Jersey City, NJ, which is an epic show. Opener, The Weight, a The Band tribute band (that all sounded weird) will open the show recreating The Band's opening set from that same night. Gates will open at 4 on Friday. Saturday, DSO and The Weight play again with the addition of The Bridge starting things off. Gates open at 2 on Saturday. Here's DSO's full show from 7/6/14 when they recreated the 3/20/77 Winterland Arena show:




At The Broadberry on Friday night, more tributes, this time from The Big Payback, the local James Brown tribute act. Tix are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Doors open at 8. Black Girls & The Green Boys will open. The show is celebrating the release of the new James Brown biopic, "Get On Up". If you go see the movie, bring your ticket stub to the show and you can get in for just $8. Also, you can join the band at Bow Tie Cinemas earlier in the night and watch the movie with them. Check out their Facebook page to see which show they are going to. Here's the trailer for the movie:



Southern Belles (not a tribute band) will be jamming over at The Camel for their monthly First Friday gig. Doors will open at 9, it's $7 to get in, The Deaf Scene from Baltimore MD will open the show. Here's the Belles with Mekong Express and the Get Fresh Horns doing the Funkadelic song, "Funky Dollar Bill" at The Camel on July 4.



If you are stuck at home this weekend, it's a good weekend for webcasts. The annual Lollapalooza Festival from Chicago will be on Friday through Sunday starting at 2 PM each day. There will be 3 different channels and you'll find the webcast at lollapalooza.redbull.tv. Here's the full lineup. The number in parentheses is the channel they'll be on.
Friday, August 1st:
02:00 – Into It. Over It. (3)
02:15 – Wrestlers (1)
02:15 – Courtney Barnett (2)
03:00 – Bombay Bicycle Club (1)
03:00 – J. Roddy Waltson & The Business (2)
03:00 – Brillz (3)
04:00 – Jagwar Ma (2)
04:00 – Perry/Etty vs. Joachim Garraud (3)
05:00 – Interpol (1)
05:00 – Portugal. the Man (2)
05:00 – Blood Orange (3)
06:00 – CHVRCHES (1)
06:00 – Above & Beyond (2)
06:00 – Rudimental (2)
07:00 – Lorde (1)
07:00 – Broken Bells (3)
07:15 – The Glitch Mob (2)
08:00 – Lykke Li (3)
08:30 – Arctic Monkeys (1)
08:30 – Zedd (2)
09:00 – Phantogram (3)

Saturday, August 2nd:
02:15 – Wildcat! Wildcat! (1)
03:00 – Meg Myers (2)
03:00 – Kate Nash (1)
03:15 – Duke Dumont (3)
03:45 – The Temper Trap (2)
04:00 – Vance Joy (1)
04:45 – Grouplove (2)
05:00 – Fitz & The Tantrums (1)
05:15 – Smallpools (3)
05:45 – Manchester Orchestra (2)
06:00 – Gramatik (3)
07:00 – Foster the People (1)
07:00 – Martin Garrix (3)
08:00 – Jenny Lewis (2)
08:00 – The Head and the Heart (3)
08:15 – OutKast (1)
08:45 – Krewella (3)
09:00 – Cut Copy (2)

Sunday, August 3rd:
02:05 – Shy Girls (1)
02:05 – Bear Hands (2)
02:15 – Lindsey Lowend (3)
02:35 – Gemini Club (1)
02:45 – White Denim (2)
03:00 – GTA (3)
03:15 – Bleachers (1)
03:30 – Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue (2)
04:00 – Cage the Elephant (1)
04:00 – RAC (3)
04:30 – London Grammar (2)
05:00 – Chromeo (1)
05:00 – Glen Hansard (3)
05:30 – The 1975 (2)
06:00 – The Avett Brothers (1)
06:00 – The Airborne Toxic Event (3)
06:15 – Flosstradamus (2)
07:15 – Childish Gambino (1)
07:15 – Young the Giant (2)
07:45 – Flume (3)
08:30 – Kings of Leon (1)
08:30 – Skrillex (2)

08:45 – Chance the Rapper (3)


On Sunday night, Phish will celebrate their last show of the summer tour in Alpharetta GA with a FREE webcast. That'll start at 7:45 and you can catch that at LivePhish.com.


You can jam electronica style with The Silo Effect at The Broadberry on Saturday night. Doors open at 8, it's $7 to get in, show gets under way at 10. Here they are at The Broadberry on 4/19/14:



I'm still a little burnt out from the really fun Phish show last night in Portsmouth, so I'm calling it a night. Have a great weekend!

Tony Jordan