The speed with which tapers have been uploading shows online is mind-boggling. Last night’s Phil & Friends set from Mountain Jam ended less than 10 hours ago, and already it’s available from etree for your downloading pleasure (thanks to taper extraordinaire Rob Clarke). For all your other Mountain Jam news, check out our weekend post and head on over to the official Mountain Jam Blog.
Now let’s check out some other hot links from around the world wide web:
And as usual on Monday mornings, whether dastardly rain-soaked or otherwise, read on after the jump for a selection of setlists from the weekend — this week, predictably, is Mountain Jam heavy, but we’ve also got some sets from Bright Eyes, Page McConnell, The Police, Van Morrison and many more…
fter striking out with his past two studio albums (2002’s Big Swing Face and 2004’s Halycon Days), it was time for Bruce Hornsby to try something new. Dating back to a 2000 collaboration on a Bill Monroe bluegrass tribute album, Hornsby and Ricky Skaggs had continually discussed collaborating together. Backed by Skagg’s band Kentucky Thunder, the two Grammy winners have released Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby, an unlikely mingling of jazzy piano and bluegrass.