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Video: Grateful Dead's "Ripple" played by musicians around the world

As part of Playing for Change‘s Song around the World program, here’s a tune from the Grateful Dead’s 1970 album American Beauty. The new clip features appearances by Washboard Chaz, Bill Kreutzmann, Jimmy Buffett, David Crosby, David Hidalgo of Los Lobos, and others.  16 more words

Social Justice

Venue reopens for season of superb music, food

By Jeffrey V. Smith
It’s back. The Gold Hill Inn’s historic wooden beams and rafters will once again be vibrating to the sounds of some of the country’s finest musicians—both local and touring—when the venue opens for its 53rd season, May 1. 700 more words


Washboard Chaz

This guy was my inspiration when I started to play the washboard. If Ralf Reynolds is the king of jazz washboard, then Washboard Chaz Leary is undoubtedly the king of the board in the world of blues. 200 more words

Male Players

Gold Hill CO, a friend of New Orleans

Tonight the Dirty Bourbon River Show kicks off our Colorado tour in the beautiful mountain town of Gold Hill.

We drove straight up the dirt road side of a mountain and plunged straight into downtown. 153 more words

New Orleans

French Quarter Fest


We’ve just spent 2 days at french quarter festival–the 30th I think.  It’s a free festival in the French Quarter and down by the river.  Several big stages host a series of performers–most 1 and a half hour sets,  and numerous smaller stages–some indoor and some set up in the streets–host smaller groups and lesser known performers.   131 more words