After a two year hiatus, moe.down returned to its birthplace at Snow Ridge for the Fourth of July weekend. The highly anticipated return of the festival featured many sit-ins and covers along with rarely played moe. classics and seven full sets of moe. moe.down was founded as a fan and family friendly festival in 2000 […]
An eager, tight-knit crowd impatiently awaited a double header of CT-rooted funk-fusion Friday, February 24 at Putnam Den, straight from the talents of lespecial and Kung Fu, who were both recently announced on the heavily-awaited bill for Disc Jam 2017 last Sunday. Fresh off the heels of a sold-out double header at Vermont’s own Nectar’s […]
Beau Sasser’s Escape Plan took over the Rustic Barn just outside Troy Saturday night. Beau Sasser put together an incredibly talented ensemble of musicians to support him: Danny Mayer (Alan Evans’ Playonbrother, On The Spot Trio) and Justin Henricks (Groovestick) on guitars, Bill Carbone on drums (Max Creek, Z3), and the sultry vocals of Mary Corso.
In a shocking statement, funk group Kung Fu announced that the band and founding member/keyboardist Todd Stoops have parted ways, and that Beau Sasser, of the Alan Evans Trio and Beau Sasser’s Escape Plan, will be his replacement. Stoops co-founded the band in 2009, and Kung Fu has been a staple of the festival circuit […]