Nashville crush-rockers Diarrhea Planet absolutely obliterated their set on Saturday night in the French Quarter. The four guitar attack somehow melded unbridled aggression and acute pop-punk into one blistering 15+ song opening set and completely lubricated the crowd for the upcoming Futurebirds set. By the time guitarist Emmitt Miller had scaled the tower of speakers to stage right, it was only an exclamation point on an already unforgettable evening, with plenty more to come. Cannot wait for their return.
We’re just getting back from the madness that was the 2013 Hangout Festival, which continues to establish itself as one of the premier (and well put together) music festivals in the country. We’ve added a new feature to this year’s…
For the first time since 2006, Galactic cut the brake lines and went full steam ahead at The Maple Leaf. The monster two set show was heavy on old classics, and when they tore into the set closing “Crazyhorse Mongoose“, the Leaf was undoubtedly the epicenter of the End-Of-The-World funk outbreak.
Colin and his band have been simply on a tear of late. This evening was no different, showcasing an updated band (including Eric Heigle, most recently of Ernie Vincent & The Top Notes) and a fierce take on some of his older material. If you haven’t heard him, start at the bottom.