Instead of doing an album of duets, on “Shout!,” Gov’t Mule took a novel approach, removing Warren Haynes’ vocals from the record and replacing them with an all-star cast of singers like Dr. John, Jim James of My Morning Jacket, Dave Matthews, Steve Winwood and Elvis Costello.
The 25th installment of Haynes’ Christmas concert, taking place December 13 and 14 at the US Cellular Center in Asheville, North Carolina, will feature Michael Franti, Haynes’ own band Gov’t Mule, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, OAR, the Phil Lesh Quintet and the John Scofield Uberjam Band, among others.
If the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Grateful Dead[/lastfm] were a tree, its offshoots would be many. One that’s occasionally overlooked is [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]New Riders of the Purple Sage[/lastfm].
Rock has had a long-standing, somewhat congenial relationship with Old Scratch, at least as a subject for songs. [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Rolling Stones[/lastfm] had “Sympathy for the Devil”, while [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Van Halen[/lastfm] went “Running With the […]