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  • In stark contrast to the last time JRAD was supposed to play Red Rocks, the weather on Thursday as the show approached was a perfect late Summer Colorado day.  The lots were hopping early, and the show was very obviously the go-to pre-party for the annual "Phish Dicks" Labor Day celebration across town at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.  As Phishheads and Deadheads rubbed shoulders in the amphitheater, to say the energy and anticipation was high would be an understatement - the place was buzzing.

    Joe Russo’s Almost Dead – August 31st – Red Rocks Amphitheatre

    In stark contrast to the last time JRAD was supposed to play Red Rocks, the weather on Thursday as the show approached was a perfect late Summer Colorado day. The lots were hopping early, and the show was very obviously the go-to pre-party for the annual "Phish Dicks" Labor Day celebration across town at Dick's Sporting Goods Park. As Phishheads and Deadheads rubbed shoulders in the amphitheater, to say the energy and anticipation was high would be an understatement - the place was buzzing.

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  • Nathaniel Rateliff has had a meteoric rise with his Night Sweats project that many in the music world dream of but never achieve.  A good benchmark of that success was the fact that AEG had to add a second show at Red Rocks due to massive demand.  Rateliff and The Night Sweats lived up to the billing with smashing success.  His energetic stage presence, coupled with great song writing delivered in Rateliff's unique style is the formula that he and the band has used to get here, and hopefully will carry him for a long, long time.

    Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats – August 28th – Red Rocks

    Nathaniel Rateliff has had a meteoric rise with his Night Sweats project that many in the music world dream of but never achieve. A good benchmark of that success was the fact that AEG had to add a second show at Red Rocks due to massive demand. Rateliff and The Night Sweats lived up to the billing with smashing success. His energetic stage presence, coupled with great song writing delivered in Rateliff's unique style is the formula that he and the band has used to get here, and hopefully will carry him for a long, long time.

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  • Sure this festival is about music, but more than that it's about the community that surrounds the music as performers stand in line alongside fans for a bowl of Sister's Dumplings, hard fought for tarp dash numbers are graciously given away to unsuspecting families, and strangers look out for each other on the slippery river rocks.  For three days each August the real world melts away as we join the rest of the Folks on Planet Bluegrass.

    Rocky Mountain Folks Fest – August 18, 19, 20 – Planet Bluegrass, Lyons, CO

    Sure this festival is about music, but more than that it's about the community that surrounds the music as performers stand in line alongside fans for a bowl of Sister's Dumplings, hard fought for tarp dash numbers are graciously given away to unsuspecting families, and strangers look out for each other on the slippery river rocks. For three days each August the real world melts away as we join the rest of the Folks on Planet Bluegrass.

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  • On this episode of Noise Behind The Sound Eric and Gary welcome back friend of the podcast (and co-founder) Sean Murtagh to get hyped about our favorite weekend of the year,  Phish Dicks.  The guys answer some burning questions, make some bold predictions, and play a few rounds of "Trey Rad or Trey Sad."

    Noise Behind The Sound Plays “Trey Rad or Trey Sad” and Gets Hyped About Phish Dicks!

    On this episode of Noise Behind The Sound Eric and Gary welcome back friend of the podcast (and co-founder) Sean Murtagh to get hyped about our favorite weekend of the year, Phish Dicks. The guys answer some burning questions, make some bold predictions, and play a few rounds of "Trey Rad or Trey Sad."

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  • On this episode of Noise Behind The Sound Eric and Gary welcome back Tom Hamilton from Joe Russo's Almost Dead and American Babies.  The guys talk about JRAD's second chance at Red Rocks this summer,  what its like to play Jerry Garcia's guitars,  Tom's work on the new American Babies album and more.

    Noise Behind The Sound Talks Jerry Garcia, Red Rocks, and American Babies with Tom Hamilton of Joe Russo’s Almost Dead

    On this episode of Noise Behind The Sound Eric and Gary welcome back Tom Hamilton from Joe Russo's Almost Dead and American Babies. The guys talk about JRAD's second chance at Red Rocks this summer, what its like to play Jerry Garcia's guitars, Tom's work on the new American Babies album and more.

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