Dark Star Orchestra

Jeff Tweedy, Damien Marley, Jonathan Wilson, Valerie June, Antibalas & more playing Mountain Jam 2014 (lineup)
Jeff Tweedy w/ Wilco in 2013 (more by PSquared) Upstate, NY jam band festival Mountain Jam is returning this year from June 5 - 8 at Hunter Mountain, and though they've got the usual jammy suspects (Bob Weir & Ratdog, Gov't Mule, Tedeschi Trucks Band, etc), as always, there's other stuff too like Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy, Damien Marley, Jonathan Wilson, Valerie June, Blitzen Trapper, Antibalas, Treetop Flyers, Lucius, Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger and more...
The National enlist members of Vampire Weekend, Bon Iver, Kurt Vile, Walkmen & War on Drugs for Grateful Dead tribute
One of the more polarizing bands, as far as indie rock fans are concerned, is the Grateful Dead. But despite all the hipsters who want to make sure no one thinks they're hippies, there's a big chunk of the indie community who actually likes this band, so it's pretty cool that The National have gathered members from a bunch of great indie bands -- Vampire Weekend, The War on Drugs, Bon Iver, The Walkmen, and Kurt Vile & the Violators -- to participate in a Grateful Dead tribute album, as Relix reports...
What’s going on Sunday?
They Might Be Giants at Terminal 5 in March (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin) today in NYC * Phish @ MSG * Kanye West @ Revel * Stephane Wrembel @ Barbes * The Fab Faux @ City Winery * Gov't Mule @ Beacon Theatre * The Felice Brothers @ Maxwell's * Steve Miller Band @ Capitol Theatre * Superhuman Happiness @ Mercury Lounge * Alana Amram, Mal Blum @ The Ace Hotel * Coldplay, Naturally 7 @ Barclays Center * Martha Reeves & the Vandellas @ BB King's * Dark Star Orchestra @ Paramount (Huntington) * Howth, Creeptones, Erik Gundel @ Cameo Gallery * Pretty Lights, Michal Menert @ Roseland Ballroom * Punch Brothers, Aoife O'Donovan @ Bowery Ballroom * MV Carbon, Trin Tran, Vinka Varna, X27 @ Cake Shop * Sandra Bernhard @ Joe's Pub (early and late shows) * Spring Standards, Taurus, Inland Traveler @ Glasslands * Alan Watts, GDFX, Sugarm, Good Willsmith @ Silent Barn * Machinedrum, Sepalcure, Brooklyn Bass @ Le Poisson Rouge * They Might Be Giants, Last Car @ Music Hall of Williamsburg * Afrojack, Diplo, Rusko, Bobby Burns, Leroy Styles @ Pier 94 * Smoke DZA, Vinny Cha$e, Slim Dollars, Kris Kasanova @ SOB's * John Zorn's Annual End of the Year Improv Festival @ The Stone * I Am The Avalanche, Money, Paper, Hearts, Sad & French @ The Grand Victory * Baked, Two Inch Astronaut, Butter The Children, Ovlov, The Districts @ Big Snow * Andrew WK, Big D and the Kids Table, The Blazing Beaverducks @ Ollie's Point * Brothers Past, The Manhattan Project, DJ Greg, special guests TBA @ Brooklyn Bowl * Cro-Mags, Sheer Terror, Rude Awakening, Brain Slug, Born Annoying @ Highline Ballroom * Dave Hill, Josh Gondelman, Mike Lawrence, George Gordon, Ben Kronberg, John Flynn, Dan St Germain, Sean Donnelly @ Union Hall Silent Barn is back with a new Bushwick location and they'll host their first show there tonight with Alan Watts, GDFX, Sugarm, Good Willsmith, and DJ Smhoakmoshe...

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