Domingo Sunny Ortiz Interview
After nearly 30+ years on the road, Athens, Ga. based band Widespread Panic seems to be aging like a fine wine. The boys will be back in Colorado later this month for a 3 nights run of sold out concerts at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison followed by 2 nights Headlining the Ride  [...]
Interview with the Always Barefoot Keller Williams
Keller Williams is a talented musician, with the ability to play everything from funk and bluegrass, to jazz and reggae. He has collaborated with many artists but most notably, The String Cheese Incident. He will be performing a Grateful Grass (bluegrass covers of Grateful Dead songs) set at the Arise Music Festival coming up next  [...]
Jurassic 5 Inteview with DJ Nu-Mark
The Mountain Weekly News sat down with DJ Nu-Mark of Jurassic 5 before the groups two-night run at the Ogden Theatre earlier this week to talk about the current tour, the groups love for the rocky mountains and what it was like to play in a bomb shelter. Checkout our DJ Nu-Mark Interview below: MWN:  [...]
Umphrey’s McGee Interview with Brendan Bayliss
This past week Mountain Weekly News had a chance to catch up with Umphrey’s McGee frontman, Brendan Bayliss over the phone. We had a conversation about what to expect with the upcoming Red Rocks show and the technical process of performing improvised music. MWN: What’s your approach for creating setlists for each night? Brendan Bayliss:  [...]
Interview with Trevor Garrod of Tea Leaf Green
Mountain Weekly News: So you will be playing Cervantes in Denver for two nights during New Year’s Trevor Garrod: We going to make it a fun time party, with a 20’s party theme. Everyone likes to dress up these days. Josh Clark our Guitar player made the poster; it has an old style race car  [...]
Jake Smith White Buffalo Interview
Mountain Weekly News: How long have you been playing music, tell us a little about yourself and music style. Jake Smith: I’ve been playing music for 10-12 Years, 6 or 7 totally independent. I was born in Oregon and grew up in Huntington Beach got my first guitar in my early 20’s. I started writing  [...]
Flag Interview at Denver Riot Fest
BYERS, CO – To say that Damaged and My War changed my life would be a gross understatement. Those albums made me think, “Hell ya. Those voices in my head were right. I’m not insane, everybody else is insane.” Their violent and confrontational message is even more relevant today than it was when they first  [...]
Interview with Jambanders The Werk
Recently I was fortunate enough to talk with Rob Chafin, drummer of The Werks, and their tour manager, Donald, about the future of The Werks. I say fortunate because this young, explosive band is in the midst of a hefty sized tour and is building momentum every day. I am grateful they could take the  [...]
Jimmy Herring Interview Part 2
This is part two of our interview with the legendary Jimmy Herring. For part 1 (click here) MWN: How do you like having most of the responsibility and say so, as far as everything that goes with the album as opposed to, not necessarily sitting on the back burner but having it distributed evenly between  [...]
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