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Music To Hear 6/13 – 6/19: BOB DYLAN, BELA FLECK & THE FLECKTONES, STEELY DAN & More…

FORT COLLINS AREA 6/13/16

Hodi’s Half Note- ‘Stand-Up Comedy’ @ 7 p.m.; ‘Funk Jam’ @ 10 p.m.              FREE!!!!

DENVER AREA 6/13/16

Quixote’s True Blue- Jalbatross feat. Ryan Jalbert (The Motet) + Mlima               9 p.m.
$6

Red Rocks Amphitheatre* (Morrison)- Steely Dan w/ Steve Winwood                 7 p.m.
SOLD OUT!!!!

BOULDER AREA 6/13/16

Homemade Liquids & Solids (Longmont)- ‘Blues Jam’ feat. Boa & The Constrictors
7-10 p.m.

FORT COLLINS AREA 6/14/16

Avogadro’s Number- ‘Open Mic’                            7 p.m.

Hodi’s Half Note- ‘EDM Tuesdays’                        8 p.m.                      FREE!!!!

Lincoln Center*- Dave Rawlings Machine                  8 p.m.                  $27.50-35

Pourhouse (Loveland)- ‘Open Jazz Jam’ feat. The Pourhouse Jazz Trio                  7:30 p.m.

DENVER AREA 6/14/16

Bluebird Theatre- Joe Purdy w/ Garrison Starr                      8 p.m.                         $20

BOULDER AREA 6/14/16

Oskar Blues Grill & Brew (Lyons)- ‘Bluegrass Pick’                         8-11 p.m.

Pioneer Inn (Nederland)- ‘Open Mic’ hosted by Black Dog                      10 p.m.

St. Julien- Mountain Meadow String Band                          6:30-9:30 p.m.

FORT COLLINS 6/15/16

Avogadro’s Number- ‘Patio Music Series’ feat. Muscular House Cat                 5 p.m.
FREE!!!!

Avogadro’s Number- Mason Street Bluegrass                         7 p.m.                        FREE!!!!

Avogadro’s Number- ‘Open Bluegrass Jam’                          8:30 p.m.                 FREE!!!!

CSU Lagoon- Wendy Woo Band                     6-8:30 p.m.

Hodi’s Half Note- ‘Bike Riders Tour’ feat. Ben Nichols (Lucero) + Oliver Peck (Ink Master) w/ Jeremy  C Grant                     9 p.m.                       $10-17

DENVER AREA 6/15/16

Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox*- Orgy In Rhythm feat. members of New Mastersounds, Big Gigantic, The Motet + Break Science                     $10-30

Paramount*- Dave Rawlings Machine                  8 p.m.             Tickets starting @ $25.50

BOULDER AREA 6/15/16

Chautauqua Auditorium*- Bela Fleck & The Flecktones                   7:30 p.m.
$43-58

Owsley’s Golden Road- Flash Mountain Flood                        7 p.m.

Pioneer Inn (Nederland)- ‘Blues Night’                 10 p.m.

FORT COLLINS AREA 6/16/16

Aggie Theatre*- The Oh Hellos w/ Gipsy Moon               $20-25

Boardwalk Park* (Windsor)- Taarka                    6:30-8:30 p.m.

Downtown Artery*- Paa Kow                           8-11:55 p.m                $7

Hodi’s Half Note- Authority Zero w/ Brewfish                  9 p .m.              $12-15

Old Town Square- Blues Dogs                     7-9 p.m.

Swing Station (LaPorte)- If Birds Could Fly                    8 p.m.              FREE!!!!

DENVER AREA 6/16/16

Bluebird Theatre- Ben Nichols (Lucero) w/ Brent Cowles                   8 p.m.
$15-20

Cervantes’ Other Side*- Blues Brothers feat. Robby Peoples w/ Mighty Pines (formerly Acoustics Anonymous)(late set) + We Dream Dawn w/ Lowdown Brass Band on patio

Hi Dive- The National Parks w/ Rowboat + Jenn Blosil                        8:30 p.m.             $10-12

Larimer Lounge- Corb Lund w/ Andy Hamilton & The Rocky Mountain Contraband + Cowboy Dave Band                       8 p.m.                     $15

Marquis Theatre*- Damien Jurado & The Heavy Light w/ Ben Abraham                      8 p.m.
$15-17

Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox- Colony Funk + DJ Mike Moses                     $15

Oriental Theatre- Mike Zito & The Wheel (tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival) + Ronnie Baker Brooks                       8 p.m.                        $26

Red Rocks Amphitheatre* (Morrison)- Devotchka w/ Colorado Symphony feat. Ozomatli + Josh Blue                         7:30 p.m.          $45-65

Soiled Dove- Good Old War                     7 p.m.                         $16-20

BOULDER AREA 6/16/16

Homemade Liquids & Solids (Longmont)- ‘Summer At The Silo’ w/ Megan Burtt & The Cure For Love                      6-9 p.m.

Nissi’s (Lafayette)- The CBDs                      7:30 p.m.                  FREE!!!!

Pioneer Inn (Nederland)- ‘Open Jam: Boogie Nights’              10 p.m.            FREE

St. Julien*- Adam Bodine Trio                       6:30-9:30 p.m.

FORT COLLINS AREA 6/17/16

Avogadro’s Number- Just Jazz Quintet                          5 p.m.                   FREE!!!!

Hodi’s Half Note- ‘Tribute Night’ feat. Mellowship Fellowship (Red  Hot Chili Peppers tribute) w/ Sabotage (Beastie Boys tribute) + Lowdown Brass Band                    9 p.m.
$10-15

Mishawaka Amphitheatre* (Bellvue)- Dead Floyd (Grateful Dead + Pink Floyd tribute) w/ Technicolor Tone Factory + Miscommunicado                          8 p.m.                $15-50

DENVER AREA 6/17/16

Clifford Still Museum*- Paa Kow                            5:30 p.m.                   FREE!!!!

Dazzle Jazz- ‘Friday 10 p.m. Social’ w/ Fire It Up Brass Band                   10:30 p.m.
$5

Dulcinea’s 100th Monkey*- Blackalicious                        9 p.m.                        $20

Marquis Theatre- Authority Zero w/ Wake The Bat, Brewfish + American Blackout
7:30 p.m.                   $13-15

Ogden Theatre- Blue October w/ Danny Malone                      7:30 p.m.                 $30

Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox- Ryan Chrys & The Rough Cuts w/ Bonnie & The Clydes + Bison Bone                               $15

Oriental Theatre- Mr. Majestyk’s 8 Track Revival w/ Paizley Park (Prince tribute)
8 p.m.                         $13

Paramount Theatre*- Gordon Lightfoot                 8 p.m.                tickets starting @ $35.50

Quixote’s True Blue*- Live At The Fillmore (#1 Allman Brother’s tribute) + Shakedown Street                               9 p.m.                        $20

Red Rocks Amphitheatre (Morrison)- Gramatik w/ Hippie Sabotage, Sweater Beats, The Geek X VRV + Probecause                            7 p.m.                    $34.75

BOULDER AREA 6/17/16

Chautauqua Auditorium*- Leo Kottke & Keller Williams                       7 p.m.            $38-58

CHUBurger* (Longmont)- Kort McCumber                        6-8 p.m.                    FREE!!!!

CyclHOPS (Longmont)- Prairie Scholars                          7:30 p.m.                     $5

Louisville Street Faire* (Louisville)- MarchFourth!                 6:30-9 p.m.

Nissi’s (Lafayette)- Funkiphino                       7:30 p.m.                 $12-14

Oskar Blues Grill & Brew* (Lyons)- Gasoline Lollipops                  9 p.m.-12 a.m.
$5

Pioneer Inn* (Nederland)- New Family Dog                10 p.m.                          FREE!!!!

St. Julien- Quemando                          6:30-9:30 p.m.

Tasty Weasel (Longmont)- Monocle Duo                           4:30-6:30 p.m.

FORT COLLINS AREA 6/18/16

Aggie Theatre- The White Buffalo w/ Sarah Simmons, Derek Blake, Jeremy C. Grant
$18-22

Swing Station (LaPorte)- Idlewhile                        8 p.m.                          $5

DENVER AREA 6/18/16

City Park*- Hazel Miller                          6-8 p.m.

Daniels Hall*- Kruger Brothers w/ Thunder & Rain                               8 p.m.               $25-27

Dazzle Jazz- ‘Blues Night’ feat. Delta Sonics                      10:30 p.m.                       $5

Gothic Theatre- Cee Lo Green w/ Nikki Wives                         CANCELLED!!!!

Hudson Gardens- Gladys Knight                         7:30 p.m.                           $49

Larimer Lounge- Esme Patterson w/ Inner Oceans

Quixote’s True Blue*- Shakedown Street w/ Evergreen, Boulder Sound Lab + Tympos
9 p.m.                        $??

Red Rocks Amphitheatre (Morrison)- Odesza w/ Rufus Du Sol, Big Wild + Louis Futon
7:30 p.m.                            SOLD OUT!!!!

Soiled Dove*- My Blue Sky (Allman Brothers tribute)                           8 p.m.                  $10-15

Summit Music Hall- Tiger Army w/ The Bellfuries + The Pinehill Haunts                 7 p.m.
$25-28

Tuft Theatre- Blue Moon Bluegrass Band                                8 p.m.                            $12-14

BOULDER AREA 6/18//16

Fox Theatre*- Blackalicious w/ Fuze The MC + Kitty Crimes                  9 p.m.
$17-22

Oskar Blues Grill & Brew (Lyons)- Foxfeather                             9 p.m.-12 a.m.             $5

Owsley’s Golden Road*- New Speedway Boogie                                      7 p.m.

Tasty Weasel (Longmont)- Coop & The Chicken Pluckers                                  4:30-6:30 p.m.

FORT COLLINS AREA 6/19/16

Avogadro’s Number- Victor & Penny                            7 p.m.                        $10

DENVER AREA 6/19/16

Red Rocks Amphitheatre* (Morrison)- Bob Dylan & His Band w/ Mavis Staples
7:30 p.m.                             $89.50-134.50

Summit Music Hall- The White Buffalo w/ Andy Thomas’ Dust Heart                      7 p.m.
$20-22

BOULDER AREA 6/19/16

Homemade Liquids & Solids (Longmont)- ‘Bluegrass Pick’ feat. Bonnie & Taylor Sims
12-3 p.m.

Oskar Blues Grill & Brew* (Lyons)- Bonnie & Taylor Sims                          5-8 p.m.

Tasty Weasel* (Longmont)- New Family Dog                          3-5 p.m.

 

FESTIVALS ALONG THE FRONT RANGE & BEYOND 6/13-6/19

6/16-19 COUNTRY JAM @ Country Jam Ranch in Grand Junction           4 Day Passes $165

  • 6/16 feat. Lee Brice, Tyler Farr, Chase Bryant, Halfway To Hazard, Stephanie Quayle, Logan Brill, Kory Brunson Band + The Highrollers
  • 6/17 feat. Brad Paisley, Joe Nichols, Neal McCoy, Easton Corbin, Drake White & The Big Fire, Kaitlyn Baker, McKenna Faith, Andrea Vasquez + The Williams Brothers
  • 6/18 feat. Blake Shelton, Big & Rich, Darryl Worley, High Valley, Annie Bosko, Lauren Ashley & The Trainwreckers, Adley Stump + Dylan Jakobsen
  • 6/19 feat. Zac Brown Band, Trace Adkins, Canaan Smith, Aaron Watson, Lindsay Ell, Adley Stump, The Scotty Mac Band, Jake Worthington + Ashley Martin

6/16-19 SONIC BLOOM Hummingbird Ranch in Spanish Peaks Country of Colorado                       4 Day Passes $222

  • 6/16-19 feat. Tipper (2 sets), Bonobo, The Opiuo Band, Eoto, Michal Menert & The Pretty Fantastics, Nightmares On Wax, Justin Martin, FKJ, Phaeleh, The Grouch & Eligh, Giraffage, Sunsquabi, Com Truise, Mark Farina, Late Night Radio, The Rus Liquid Test, J. Phlip, Quixotic, VibeSquad, Zilla, Orgone, Govinda, Bass Physics, Fort Knox Five feat. QDup, Louis The Child, Defunk, The Human Experience, Stelouse, Herbie Hancock Tribute, Phadroid, Whitebear, Clozee, Euforquestra, Janover & Resunator, The Reminders, Insightful, Quanta, Space Jesus, The Widdler, NastyNasty, Akasha, Mikey Thunder, Living Light, Filastine, Deya Dova, Michael Travis (DJ Set), Prophet Massive, MHSM Collective, Djunya, Dixon’s Violin, Sodown, Gipsy Moon, House Of Hamsa, The Cat’s Pajamas, Templo, Skydyed, Dynohunter, Orphic, Cualli, Cloud D, Milky Wav, Lily Fangz, TNertle, Snubluck, Greener Grounds, Stone Soul, Digital Vagabond, Rumtum, The Dirty Gemstones, Evanoff, Soohan, IN33P, Linear Symmetry, Toybox, DJ Synergy, Bean + Messenger Of Secrets

6/17-18 BANDS IN THE BACKYARD in Vineland, CO.             2 Day Ticket $125

  • 6/17 feat. Alabama, Sawyer Brown, Joe Diffie, High Valley + Overton Road     6:30 p.m.
  • 6/18 feat. Kid Rock, 3 Doors Down, Sarah Ross, Matt Gary + Overton Road   3:30  p.m.

6/17-18 FOOTHILLS GUTFEST 8 @ Sunshine Studios Live in Colorado Springs                   $??

  • 6/17 feat. Skinned, Forged In Gore, Sodomized, Limbsplitters, Psychotic Defilement, Massacre, Orchiectomy, The Monk, Goreloaf, Created To Kill, Cheesegrater Masterbation, Vacuus, Crown Magnetar, Scalafrea, Hit The Shadows, Empire In Peril + Eminent Terror
  • 6/18 feat. Putrid Pile, Euphoric Defilement, Sacrificial Slaughter, Stages Of Decomposition, Machete Dildo, Forced Asphyxiation, Defiled Crypt, Vaginal Bear Trap, Aborning, Hideous Rebirth, Odiusembowel, Ton, Marasmus, Exhumer, Six Feet Of Anger, Enduality + Axe To The Face

 

This is the list of the best shows along the Front Range and a few great festivals in the state. As usual, I have marked my recommendations with an * after the venue’s name. Besides this list, go to the Coming Attractions for the best shows in the area over the next several months. The Festival Time page contains a pretty comprehensive list of the greatest multi-band events in Colorado and some surrounding states. That’s What I Know, So That’s What You Know!! Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

THE HISTORIC CHAUTAUQUA AUDITORIUM ANNOUNCES BIG SUMMER LINE-UP!!!!

Earlier today, the historic Chautauqua Auditorium announced a huge concert schedule for this summer. There are some regular visitors coming to the Boulder landmark and others that haven’t performed anywhere for awhile, but all of them are sure to make musical magic in that spectacular venue.

  • 6/09- Ziggy Marley                  7:30 p.m.                 $40.50-58
    On Sale 4/22!!
  • 6/10- Trevor Hall                     7:30 p.m.                   $30.50-38
    On Sale 4/22!!
  • 6/12- Gregory Porter & Special Guests w/ Venus Cruz           7:30 p.m.
    $30.50-45.50                          On Sale 4/22!!
  • 6/15- Bela Fleck & The Flecktones                 7:30 p.m.                $43-58
    On Sale 4/22!!
  • 6/17- Leo Kottke & Keller Williams                        7 p.m.                      $38-58
    On Sale 4/22!!
  • 7/23- Marc Cohn feat. Blind Boys Of Alabama                7 p.m.
    $33-48
  • 7/29- Indigo Girls                       7:30 p.m.                $38-63
    On Sale 4/22!!
  • 8/01- Ryan Bingham w/ The Americans                     7:30 p.m.
    $28-43                           On Sale 4/22!!
  • 8/10- Keb’ Mo’ Band                 7:30 p.m.                       $??
  • 8/12- David Grisman Sextet                     7:30 p.m.             $28-43
    On Sale 4/22!!
  • 8/16- Melissa Etheridge                   7:30 p.m.                $63-78
    On Sale 4/22!!
  • 8/30- Shawn Colvin & Steve Earle                   7:30  p.m.                   $38-53
    On Sale 4/22!!
  • 9/24- The SteelDrivers w/ The Railsplitters                  7:30 p.m.
    $23-40                         On Sale 4/22!!

This is quite the impressive line-up for this summer’s concerts at Chautauqua Auditorium. I highly recommend getting your tickets when they go on sale, so you don’t miss your opportunity to see one of these excellent acts live in such an incredible setting. That’s What I Know, So That’s What You Know!! Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MICKEY HART, TOMMY SHAW, VICTOR WOOTEN, MOBY & More…

1943- Mickey Hart (drummer w/ Grateful Dead; member of Planet Drum, Hydra, The Other Ones + The Dead)              72 yrs.

Mickey Hart Band “Let There Be Light” live video link here.

1947- Richard Jaeger (percussionist; worked with Paul McCartney, CSNY + more…; died in 2000)                     No Photo Available.

1953-Tommy Shaw (guitarist w/ Styx; “Babe”)               62 yrs.

Syyx w/ Tommy Shaw “Grand Illusion” live video link here.

1957- Jon Moss (drummer w/ Culture Club; “Karma Chameleon”)                         58 yrs.

1957- Jon Langford (guitarist + vocalist w/ The Mekons)            58 yrs.

The Mekons w/ Jon Langford “Millionaire” video link here.

1958- Mick Talbot (keyboards w/ Style Council + Merton Parkers)                 57 yrs.

1964- Victor Lamonte Wooten (bassist w/ Bela Fleck & Flecktones; “Communication”, “Sex In A Pan” + more…; solo career)                     51 yrs.

Bela Fleck & The Flecktones w/ Victor Wooten “Scratch & Sniff” live video link here.

1965- Richard Hall a.k.a. Moby (producer, singer + musician)               50 yrs.

Moby “Find My Baby” video link here.

1967- Harry Connick Jr. (actor, pianist + singer)               48 yrs.

1971- Richard Ashcroft (guitar + vocals w/ The Verve; “Blue”, “Catching The Butterfly” + “Lucky Man”; solo career)             44 yrs.

The Verve w/ Richard Ashcroft “Rolling People” live video link here.

1977- Jonny Buckland (guitarist w/ Coldplay; “Yellow”)               38 yrs.

1977- Chris Bridges a.k.a. Ludacris (hip-hop artist + actor)             38 yrs.

These are your birthdays for today, along with video links for some of the artists. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE BORN ON THIS DAY!! Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY AIRTO MOREIRA, PAT SMEAR, JEFF COFFIN,MCA & More…

1941- Airto Moreira (drummer w/ Weather Report; “Birdland”; solo artist)    74 yrs.

Airto Moreira, wins Best

Airto Moreira live video link here.

1942- Rick Huxley (guitarist w/ Dave Clark Five)                  73 yrs.

Rick Huxley.

The Dave Clark Five w/Rick Huxley “Glad All Over” live video link here.

1946- Jimmy Webb (singer/songwriter; wrote hits for Glen Campbell, 5th Dimension + more)          69 yrs.

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1947- Gregory Leskiw (member of The Guess Who; “American Woman”)         68 yrs.

Photograph Greg Leskiw by

1955- Eddie ‘Fingers’ Ojeda (guitarist w/ Twisted Sister)           60 yrs.

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1959- Pat Smear (guitarist w/ The Germs, Nirvana + Foo Fighters)               56 yrs.

Pat Smear

Pat Smear “Innocent X” video link here.

1960- Stuart Croxford (member of Kajagoogoo; “Too Shy”)                  55 yrs.

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1965- Jeff Coffin (saxophonist w/ Bela Fleck & The Flecktones + Dave Matthews Band)
50 yrs.

Sax Shredder Jeff Coffin of

Bela Fleck & The Flecktones w/ Jeff Coffin “Over The Wall” live video link here.

1966- Jennifer Finch (bassist w/ L7; “Pretend We’re Dead”)                 49 yrs.

Jennifer Finch

1967- Adam Yauch a.k.a. MCA (MC w/ The Beastie Boys; “Fight For Your Right To Party”, “Hey Ladies”, “Whatcha’ Want” + more; died in 2012)

Adam Yauch / Photo by Lynn

The Beastie Boys w/ MCA “No Sleep Till Brooklyn” video link here.

These are your birthdays for today, along with video links for some of the artists. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE BORN ON THIS DAY!! Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY RONNIE JAMES DIO, ARLO GUTHRIE, BELA FLECK & More…

1942- Ronnie James Dio (vocals w/ Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Heaven & Hell + Dio; died in 2010)

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Ronnie James Dio “Rainbow In The Dark” live video link here.

1943- Jerry Miller (guitarist w/ Moby Grape)      72 yrs.

Jerry Miller

1947- Arlo Guthrie (folk singer/songwriter/musician; “Alice’s Restaurant” + “City Of New Orleans”; son of Woody Guthrie)                         68 yrs.

Vintage Arlo Guthrie Poster

Arlo Guthrie “Motorcycle Song” live video link here.

1949- Dave Smalley (member of The Young Rascals; “Groovin”; member of The Raspberries; “Let’s Go All The Way”)                 66 yrs.

Dave Smalley

1950- Greg Kihn  (singer; “Jeopardy”)           65 yrs.

Number 69: Greg Kihn.

Greg Kihn Band “Break Up Song” live video link here.

1954- Neil Tennant (vocals w/ Pet Shop Boys; West End Girls”)            61 yrs.

Neil Tennant

Pet Shop Boys w/ Neil Tennant “Suburbia” video link here.

1958- Bela Anton Leos Fleck (banjo virtuoso; leader of Bela Fleck & The Flecktones; “Big Country” + “Stomping Ground”; has also released albums with many bluegrass musicians)          57 yrs.

Bela Fleck in performance at

Bela Fleck & The Flecktones “Stomping Grounds” live video link here.

1959- Sandy West (drummer w/ The Runaways; died in 2006)

Sandy West Portrait On Kit

1960- Martyn P Casey (member of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds)         55 yrs.

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1964- Graham Lambert (guitarist w/ Inspiral Carpets; “This Is How It Feels”)        51 yrs.

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1965- Peter DiStefano (Porno For Pyros; “Pets”)    50 yrs.

Image of Peter DiStefano

1974- Imelda May (singer; worked w/ Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton + David Gilmour)     41 yrs.

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Imelda May “Big Bad Handsome Man” video link here.

These are your  birthdays for today, along with links for some of the artists. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE BORN ON THIS DAY!! Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MICKEY HART, MOBY & More…

1943- Mickey Hart (drummer w/ Grateful Dead; member of Planet Drum, Hydra, The Other Ones + The Dead)              71 yrs.

Mickey Hart Band “Let There Be Light” live video link here.

1947- Richard Jaeger (percussionist; worked with Paul McCartney, CSNY + more…; died in 2000)                     No Photo Available.

1953-Tommy Shaw (guitarist w/ Styx; “Babe”)               61 yrs.

Syyx w/ Tommy Shaw “Grand Illusion” live video link here.

1957- Jon Moss (drummer w/ Culture Club; “Karma Chameleon”)                         57 yrs.

1957- Jon Langford (guitarist + vocalist w/ The Mekons)            57 yrs.

The Mekons w/ Jon Langford “Millionaire” video link here.

1958- Mick Talbot (keyboards w/ Style Council + Merton Parkers)                 56 yrs.

1964- Victor Lamonte Wooten (bassist w/ Bela Fleck & Flecktones; “Communication”, “Sex In A Pan” + more…; solo career)                     50 yrs.

Bela Fleck & The Flecktones w/ Victor Wooten “Scratch & Sniff” live video link here.

1965- Richard Hall a.k.a. Moby (producer, singer + musician)               49 yrs.

Moby “Find My Baby” video link here.

1967- Harry Connick Jr. (actor, pianist + singer)               47 yrs.

1971- Richard Ashcroft (guitar + vocals w/ The Verve; “Blue”, “Catching The Butterfly” + “Lucky Man”; solo career)             43 yrs.

The Verve w/ Richard Ashcroft “Rolling People” live video link here.

1977- Jonny Buckland (guitarist w/ Coldplay; “Yellow”)               37 yrs.

1977- Chris Bridges a.k.a. Ludacris (hip-hop artist + actor)             37 yrs.

These are your birthdays for today, along with video links for some of the artists. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE BORN ON THIS DAY!! Enjoy!!

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY PAT SMEAR, MCA & More…

1941- Airto Moreira (drummer w/ Weather Report; “Birdland”; solo artist)    73 yrs.

Airto Moreira, wins Best

Airto Moreira live video link

1942- Rick Huxley (guitarist w/ Dave Clark Five)         72 yrs.

Rick Huxley.

The Dave Clark Five w/ Rick Huxley “Glad All Over” live video link

1946- Jimmy Webb (singer/songwriter; wrote hits for Glen Campbell, 5th Dimension + more)          68 yrs.

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1947- Gregory Leskiw (member of The Guess Who; “American Woman”)         67 yrs.

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1955- Eddie ‘Fingers’ Ojeda (guitarist w/ Twisted Sister)           59 yrs.

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1959- Pat Smear (guitarist w/ The Germs, Nirvana + Foo Fighters)      55 yrs.

Pat Smear

Pat Smear “Innocent X” video link

1960- Stuart Croxford (member of Kajagoogoo; “Too Shy”)        54 yrs.

Stuart Croxford Neale

1965- Jeff Coffin (saxophonist w/ Bela Fleck & The Flecktones + Dave Matthews Band)
49 yrs.

Sax Shredder Jeff Coffin of

Bela Fleck & The Flecktones w/ Jeff Coffin “Over The Wall”live video link

1966- Jennifer Finch (bassist w/ L7; “Pretend We’re Dead”)        48 yrs.

Jennifer Finch

1967- Adam Yauch a.k.a. MCA (MC w/ The Beastie Boys; “Fight For Your Right To Party”, “Hey Ladies”, “Whatcha’ Want” + more; died in 2012)

Adam Yauch / Photo by Lynn

The Beastie Boys w/ MCA “No Sleep Till Brooklyn” video link

These are your birthdays for today, along with video links for some of the artists. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE BORN ON THIS DAY!! Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ARLO GUTHRIE, RONNIE JAMES DIO & More…

1943- Jerry Miller (guitarist w/ Moby Grape)      71 yrs.

Jerry Miller

1947- Arlo Guthrie (folk singer/songwriter/musician; “Alice’s Restaurant” + “City Of New Orleans”; son of Woody Guthrie)   67 yrs.

Vintage Arlo Guthrie Poster

Arlo Guthrie “Motorcycle Song” live video link

1949- (Dave Smalley (member of The Young Rascals; “Groovin”; member of The Raspberries; “Let’s Go All The Way”)      65 yrs.

Dave Smalley

1949- Ronnie James Dio (vocals w/ Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Heaven & Hell + Dio; died in 2010)

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Ronnie James Dio “Rainbow In The Dark” live video link

1950- Greg Kihn  (singer; “Jeopardy”)           64 yrs.

Number 69: Greg Kihn.

Greg Kihn Band “Break Up Song” live video link

1954- Neil Tennant (vocals w/ Pet Shop Boys; West End Girls”)  60 yrs.

Neil Tennant

Pet Shop Boys w/ Neil Tennant “Suburbia” video link

1958- Bela Anton Leos Fleck (banjo virtuoso; leader of Bela Fleck & The Flecktones; “Big Country” + “Stomping Ground”; has also released albums with many bluegrass musicians)          56 yrs.

Bela Fleck in performance at

Bela Fleck & The Flecktones “Stomping Grounds” live video link

1959- Sandy West (drummer w/ The Runaways; died in 2006)

Sandy West Portrait On Kit

1960- Martyn P Casey (member of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds)
54 yrs.

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1964- Graham Lambert (guitarist w/ Inspiral Carpets; “This Is How It Feels”)        50 yrs.

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1965- Peter DiStefano (Porno For Pyros; “Pets”)    49 yrs.

Image of Peter DiStefano

1974- Imelda May (singer; worked w/ Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton + David Gilmour)     40 yrs.

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Imelda May “Big Bad Handsome Man” video link

These are your  birthdays for today, along with links for some of the artists. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE BORN ON THIS DAY!! Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉