Funky Meters

Funky Meters Headed To Brooklyn Bowl

Time to get funky.  The Funky Meters have announced an all ages show at The Brooklyn Bowl and all ages are welcome.

Karl Denson's Tiny Universe

Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe FINALLY Get Their Big Break

Ok so that title is absolutely a joke because anyone who has heard Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe play already knew that they were the real deal.  Those of us in the music community are certainly familiar with his music.  But thanks to the television show NCIS New Orleans now so does everyone else.

And Justice For All

Inside Metallica: The Reason You Can’t Hear The Bass On And Justice For All Is Lars Ulrich

When Lars Ulrich makes news he really knows how to grab the headlines.  Let me say that Lars is one of the reasons I play the drums and nothing will change that.  Metallica fans know that in most cases when Lars wants something he usually gets it.

Raising Sand

Review: Robert Plant & Alison Krauss Raising Sand

Perhaps at first, one might not pair legendary rock icon,Robert Plant with the bluegrass and country influence of Allison Krauss but after you hear “raising sand” in its entirety, it makes perfect sonic sense.

High Times Cannabis Cup Denver

Musical Events We Are Looking Forward To In 2015

We are just getting into 2015 and from what we know so far it’s going to be a great year for music.  From The Dead, to Dopapod, to the Disco Biscuits 2015 is going to rock!  Here are a few of the many events we here at Guitar News Daily are looking forward to.  

Final Grateful Dead Shows Announced & Will Include Trey Anastasio, Bruce Hornsby and Jeff Chimenti

Posted 20 Jan 2015 in News
Fare Thee Well

We just reported on the Disco Biscuits upcoming show with Bill Kreutzmann & Mickey Hart so it seems appropriate to mention that the remaining members of the Dead will be performing their final shows this summer in Chicago and will be joined by Trey Anastasio, Bruce Hornsby and Jeff Chimenti.

Bisco Inferno and Red Rocks Show (With Kreutzmann and Hart) Announced by the Disco Biscuits

Posted 20 Jan 2015 in News
Bisco Inferno

This coming April the Disco Biscuits will heading to Colorado for Bisco Inferno.  Also they will be playing a show with two very special guests by the names of Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart of the Grateful Dead.

Bonnaroo lineup gets some heavy hitters

Posted 14 Jan 2015 in News

The lineup for the 2015 Bonnaroo event is surely shaping up nicely. 

Phish Ends 2014 and Starts 2015 With Awesomeness

Posted 05 Jan 2015 in News

2014 may have come to an end on December 31st but it was only the beginning of the 4 night New Years Eve run for Phish at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Fl.

Phish January 2 Show Being Streamed At Highline Ballroom Will Benefit The Waterwheel Foundation

Posted 29 Dec 2014 in News

If you aren’t going to be in Miami on January 2nd for the final show of Phish’s New Year’s run you can still catch a stream of the show and help out the Waterwheel Foundation while you are at it.

Umphrey’s McGee and String Cheese Incident NYE Webcast Details

Posted 26 Dec 2014 in News

If you aren’t going to be traveling or out on the road this New Year’s Eve you can still catch some great live shows via webcast.

Jazz Drummer Roy Haynes To Celebrate 90th Birthday At Blue Note In New York

Posted 25 Dec 2014 in News
Roy Haynes

Roy Haynes has had an incredible career.  If careers were simply judged by longevity Haynes would certainly be close to if not at the top of the list as he approaches his 90th birthday.  But if you judge the quality of a music career based on style, collaborations and pure awesomeness then Mr. Haynes would certainly be considered in that conversation as well.

10 Of Our Favorite Rock Star Quotes

Posted 24 Dec 2014 in General News
Kurt Cobain

Rock stars are often the center of attention.  Sometimes it’s not easy to come up with something cool to say when all eyes are on you but if you pull it off your words just might be repeated by your legions of fans.  Here are 15 of our favorite rock star quotes.

See Gov’t Mule For Free!

Posted 23 Dec 2014 in Artist News, General News, News
Gov't Mule

Ok so that title might be a little bit misleading but you can technically see Gov’t Mule for free at their show in Upper Darby, PA.

Joe Cocker Passes Away

Posted 22 Dec 2014 in Artist News, News
Joe Cocker

BBC news is reporting some sad news today.  We’ve learned that Joe Cocker has passed away at the age of 70.  Cocker’s agent Barrie Marshall has also confirmed the news that the legendary singer lost his battle with lung cancer.