Music Festival

Trombone Shorty At Jazz Fest 2013 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio Player: In the event you wanted to go to Jazz Fest in New Orleans this year, but couldn’t swing the airfare, had a domestic emergency or just spaced-out and forgot, I’m going to try and put up as many of the...

Vismets – Live At Nuits Botaniques 2013 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/Festival Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player:   Festival season is roaring along. This week from Brussels, Belgium and the Nuits Bontanique Festival 2013. Tonight it’s a set by Belgian Indie/Alternative/proto-Psych band Vismets, recorded on May 8th during the homegrown portion of the festival. Vismets have been...

The Lori Meyers At SOS Live 4.8 Murcia Festival – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/Festival Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: A very busy weekend, with two large festivals taking place simultaneously but in different parts of the world. Jazz Fest in New Orleans was heading into Week Number 2 with non-stop bands (and non-stop rain from the sounds of it),...

Charles Lloyd – Live At The Charlie Festival 2011 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Digging into some recent-past Festival concerts this month. This one featuring the legendary Charles Lloyd in concert at The Charlie Jazz Festival, recorded on July 1, 2011. Lloyd has been around for a while, and he’s still at it and...

The Vaccines – Live At Printemps de Bourges 2013 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Well, now that Festival season is in full swing, adjusting schedules, setting timers, studying lineups and crossing fingers that the multi-tasking doesn’t overload the computer has become a full-time task. But seriously, it’s worth it. This year promises to be...

Captain Beyond – Live At Montreux – 1971 – Nights At The Roundtable: Mini-Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: We take requests – and this is one of them. Captain Beyond were one of those bands that had all the earmarks of being a household name, but for whatever reason; timing and a reasonably ill-prepared record label, they suffered...

Villagers – Live At Le Printemps de Bourges Festival 2013 – Night At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Continuing our monitoring of activity during this Festival season, I ran across this concert recorded Saturday at Le Printemps de Bourges Festival in France. A two-day Festival (Saturday and Sunday), one of the headliners was the Irish Indie band Villagers,...

Guitar Slim Jr. With Allen Toussaint – Live At Jazz Fest 2013 – Day 1 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player:   In case you haven’t noticed, Festival season is upon us, and it’s serious this year. This weekend alone there were at least two huge festivals going on in the world; Jazz Fest in New Orleans and The Spring Festival...

First Aid Kit – Live At Pustervik 2012 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders

Click on the link here for Audio Player: First Aid Kit are probably one of the most unique and engaging duos currently making waves on the nu-Folk scene. Johanna and Klara Söderberg, barely in their 20s create a heady mix of Folk, Country and Alternative, and add a...

Arthur Rubinstein And Artur Rodzinski Play Music of Rossini And Brahms – Hollywood Bowl – 1950 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Getting ready for the onslaught of Festivals this year. Rock and Jazz aren’t the exclusive property of the Festival atmosphere. Festivals throughout Europe featuring Classical music probably outnumber the others by a sizable number. But we have our fair share...