Casey Van Beek and the Tulsa Groove Reach Heaven on New Release
Apr24

Casey Van Beek and the Tulsa Groove Reach Heaven on New Release

Van Beek and his crack outfit of Tulsa-Sound practitioners echo Cale, Clapton, Leon Russell and the down-home blues grooves of sawdust barrooms across the heartland.

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Untethered in the Sixties and Beyond: “Girl Freiberg” Shares The Story of her Life
Feb27

Untethered in the Sixties and Beyond: “Girl Freiberg” Shares The Story of her Life

Ride along as Girl brushes elbows with David Crosby, Joan Baez, Michael Bloomfield, members of the Grateful Dead and marries musician David Freiberg of the Quicksilver Messenger Service, Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship.

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Max Creek: 45 & Live!
Mar27

Max Creek: 45 & Live!

Originating in New England in 1971, Max Creek holds old-school jamband cred as being one of the original purveyors of the genre.

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John Kadlecik Band at Skipper’s Smokehouse: 3.10.18
Apr06

John Kadlecik Band at Skipper’s Smokehouse: 3.10.18

The audience danced, sang and grooved to the consistently inspired sound of the tight four-piece, which included Jay Lane on drums and Wavy Dave Burlingame on bass. It was a magical evening that demonstrated the power of live music performed by a talented band in a relaxed setting.

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Steve Kimock Blasts Off on Satellite City Tour
Dec06

Steve Kimock Blasts Off on Satellite City Tour

Steve Kimock’s new CD Satellite City features him in a mix of styles, from his trademark explorational improvisation to song-based fare featuring Leslie Mendelson. TipJar was lucky enough to chat with Steve about his new release and to get into some fun side tangents about his early years in San Francisco.

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Kingfish Lead Guitarist Robbie Hoddinott Passes on Eve of 63rd Birthday
Mar07

Kingfish Lead Guitarist Robbie Hoddinott Passes on Eve of 63rd Birthday

Hoddinott’s country, rock and jazz-inflected playing carried the original Kingfish sound, be it twanging away on a country cover by Marty Robbins, ’70s soul-noodling on a Bob Weir composition like “Lazy Lightnin’/Supplication,” or artfully propelling Kingfish originals such as “Asia Minor” and “Hypnotize.”

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