Becky's Schedule of Cool Music Stuff - April 1998

Hey all,

Happy Spring!  Hope everyone is enjoying it, so far!

Thumbs up to some great bands I saw last month - Ben Harper, Everything, and 
Burlap to Cashmere.  If you haven't seen them yet - go check 'em out!

Next month Becky's Schedule of Cool Music Stuff turns one year old. In honor 
of the event, Walt & I are planning a whole new look for the web site with 
added features and functions.  :)

Remember that all dates are subject to change, so please call first!!
And hey, if you get to talk to any of the bands...tell 'em Becky sent ya!!  
:)  I'll see ya at the shows!

Peace,
Becky :)
Im4hemp111@aol.com
http://members.aol.com/im4hemp111

P.S. - As always, if you do not wish to receive this schedule every month, 
just send me an email, and I'll take you off the list! :)
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APRIL

1 - Galactic with Charlie Hunter and Mark Boyce Combo @ Theatre of Living 
Arts (TLA), Philadelphia, PA.  Phone # (215) 922-1010

1 - Moon Boot Lover @ Soapy Smith's, Denver, CO.  Phone # (303) 534-1111

1 - Everything @ Mainstreets, Harrisonburg, VA.  Phone # (540) 432-9963

1 - The Recipe with the Disco Biscuits @ Terrapin Station, College Park, MD.  
Phone # (301) 779-3444

1 - Love Seed Mama Jump @ The Bus Stop, Radford, VA.  
Phone # (757) 483-0778

1 - Gibb Droll Band @ The Stage Door, Lehigh University, Lehigh, PA.
Phone # (610) 758-4158

1 - Ben Harper @ Gibson's, Tempe, AZ.

1 - Sarah McLachlan with Lisa Loeb @ Cumberland Co. Civic Centre, Portland, 
ME.

1 - The Aware tour featuring 19 Wheels, Train, Pat McGee Band, and Blue Dogs 
@ Elbow Room, Columbia, SC.  Phone # (803) 771-1502

2 - The Emptys @ Deer Park Tavern, Newark, DE.  Phone # (302) 731-5315

2 - The Recipe @ The 13th Floor, Baltimore, MD.

2 - Everything @ South Main Cafe, Blacksburg, VA.

2 - Gordon Stone Trio @ UVM, Billings North Lounge, Burlington, VT.

2 - Disco Biscuits @ Crossroads, New York, NY.  Phone # (212) 988-9737

2 - Gibb Droll Band @ Trax, Charlottesville, VA.  Phone # (804) 295-8729

2 - Love Seed Mama Jump @ James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA.

2 - Bela Fleck and the Flecktones with Jeff Coffin @ Caravan of Dreams, Ft 
Worth, TX.  Phone # (817) 877-3000

2 - Yolk with G-Money @ Mansfield University, Mansfield, PA.

2 - Ben Harper @ RIMAC Arena, La Jolla, CA.

2 - Phish @ Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, Long Island, NY.

2 - The Aware tour featuring 19 Wheels, Train, Pat McGee Band, and Blue Dogs
@ Music Farm, Charleston, SC.  Phone # (803) 722-8904

3 - Everything @ Sweetbriar College, Lynchburg, VA.

3 - Gordon Stone Trio @ St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY.

3 - Gibb Droll Band @ Attic, Greenville, NC.

3 - The Recipe with From Good Homes @ Alley Katz, Richmond, VA.
Phone # (804) 643-2816

3 - Disco Biscuits with Hypnotic Clambake @ New Cheers Club, Binghamton, NY.  
Phone # (607) 773-7853

3 - Greyboy Allstars @ Belly Up, Solana Beach, CA.  Phone # (619) 756-1136

3 - Moon Boot Lover @ Deja Vu, Chicago, IL.  Phone # (603) 778-4242

3 - Burlap to Cashmere with Leftover Salmon and Ratdog @ Electric Factory, 
Philadelphia, PA.

3 - Love Seed Mama Jump @ Main St Pub, Harrisonburg, VA.  
Phone # (540) 432-9963

3 - Yolk with Silo 6 and Who Cares @ The Haunt, Ithaca, NY.  
Phone # (607) 275-3447

3 - Ben Harper @ Hollywood Palladium, West Hollywood, CA.

3 - Phish @ Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, Long Island, NY.

3 - The Aware tour featuring 19 Wheels, Train, Pat McGee Band, and Blue Dogs 
@ Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GA.  Phone # (404) 524-7354

3 - 4 - Old Settler's Music Fest featuring an All-Star trio consisting of 
Peter Rowan, Tony Rice, & Jerry Douglas, plus Bela Fleck & the Flecktones, 
Shawn Colvin, Rosanne Cash, Del McCoury Band, Lynn Morris Band, Rick Danko & 
Vasser Clements, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Steve Forbert, Fairfield Four, Chris 
Thiele & Nickel Creek, Mollie O'Brien & Nick Forster,  Don Walser, The 
Derailers, Jimmy LaFave, and others TBA @ Old Settler's Park, Round Rock, 
TX.  Phone # (512) 346-1629 or (512) 346-0999 or Email: info@bluegrass

4 - Gordon Stone Trio @ St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY.

4 - Everything @ Trax, Charlottesville, VA.  Phone # (804) 295-8729

4 - Disco Biscuits @ Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity, Trinity College, Hartford, 
CT.  Phone # (860) 722-9444

4 - Greyboy Allstars @ Catamaran, San Diego, CA.  Phone # (619) 539-8686

4 - Bela Fleck and the Flecktones with Jeff Coffin @ Aerial Theater, Houston, 
TX.  Phone # (713) 693-8600

4 - The Recipe @ The Cliffside Inn, Harpers Ferry, WV.  
Phone # (304) 535-6302

4 - Moon Boot Lover @ Denison University, Granville, OH.

4 - Yolk with Left Coast Groovies @ Bogie's, Albany, NY.  
Phone # (518) 482-4368

4 - Ben Harper @ Berkeley Comm. Theatre, Berkeley, CA.

4 - Sarah McLachlan with Lisa Loeb @ Marine Midland Arena, Buffalo, NY.

4 - Phish @ Providence Civic Center, Providence, RI.

4 - Lake Matoaka Festival featuring Gibb Droll Band, Love Seed Mama Jump, 
Agents of Good Roots, and Baaba Seth @ Lake Matoaka, Williamsburg, VA.  
Phone # (757) 877-9523

4 - The Aware tour featuring 19 Wheels, Train, Pat McGee Band, and Blue Dogs 
@ Zydeco, Birmingham, AL.

5 - Everything and Burlap to Cashmere with Ratdog @ Electric Factory, 
Philadelphia, PA.

5 - The Recipe @ Fat Tuesday's, Fairfax, VA.  Phone # (703) 385-5717

5 - Bela Fleck and the Flecktones with Jeff Coffin @ Sooner Theater, 
Oklahoma City, OK.  Phone # (405) 528-4527

5 - Yolk with Shootyz Groove @ The Bayou, Washington, DC.  
Phone # (202) 333-2897 **tentative**

5 - Sarah McLachlan with Lisa Loeb @ War Memorial, Rochester, NY.

5 - Phish @ Providence Civic Center, Providence, RI.
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Look for the Recipe's 13 track CD entitled "Night of the Porch People".  It 
has been recorded, they're just working on some layout stuff.  It should be 
released sometime this month.  Also, check out their new web page at: 
http://www.therecipe.net 

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7 - Ben Harper @ Paramount Theatre, Seattle, WA.

7 - Sarah McLachlan with Lisa Loeb @ Michigan State University Auditorium, 
Wharton Center, East Lansing, MI.

8 - The Recipe with Kelly Bell Band @ Friar Tuck's, Norfolk, VA.  
Phone # (757) 440-9464

8 - Love Seed Mama Jump @ Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA.

8 - Disco Biscuits with Foxtrot Zulu @ Crow Bar, State College, PA.  
Phone #  (814) 237-5129

8 - Everything @ Schuba's Tavern, Chicago, IL.

8 - Gibb Droll Band @ Main Streets, Harrisonburg, VA.  
Phone # (540) 432-9963

8 - Yolk with Blindside @ Cabaloosa, New Paltz, NY.  Phone # (914) 255-3400

8 - Ben Harper @ Arlene Schnitzer Hall, Portland, OR.

8 - Sarah McLachlan with Lisa Loeb @ Toledo Sports Arena, Toledo, OH.

8 - The Aware tour featuring 19 Wheels, Train, Pat McGee Band, and Blue Dogs 
@ The Floodzone, Richmond, VA.  Phone # (804) 643-1117

9 - Love Seed Mama Jump @ Brownies 23 East, Ardmore, PA.  
Phone # (610) 649-8389

9 - Greyboy Allstars @ Bluebird Theatre, Denver, CO.  Phone # (303) 333-7749

9 - Everything @ Mekka, Columbus, OH.

9 - Gibb Droll Band with Baaba Seth @ South Main Cafe, Blacksburg, VA.

9 - Disco Biscuits with Foxtrot Zulu @ Next Decade, Pittsburgh, PA.
Phone # (412) 687-6990

9 - Jupiter Coyote @ The Bayou, Washington, DC.  Phone # (202) 333-2897

9 - Yolk @ Deer Park Tavern, Newark, DE.  Phone # (302) 731-5315

9 - Ben Harper @ Macky Auditorium, Boulder, CO.

9 - Sarah McLachlan with Lisa Loeb @ Fox Theater, St.Louis, MO.

9 - Zoograss Tour featuring The Recipe, Hypnotic Clambake, Larry Keel 
Experience & Acoustic Syndicate @ Rec Room, Towson, MD.  
Phone # (410) 337-7178

9 - The Aware tour featuring 19 Wheels, Train, Pat McGee Band, and Blue Dogs 
@ Trax, Charlottesville, VA.  Phone # (804) 295-8729

10 - The Recipe @ Terrapin Station, College Park, MD.  
Phone # (301) 779-3445

10 - Everything @ Rosebud, Pittsburgh, PA.  Phone # (412) 261-2221

10 - Love Seed Mama Jump @ The Big Kahuna, Wilmington, DE.
Phone # (302) 571-8402

10 - Greyboy Allstars @ Fox Theatre, Boulder, CO.  Phone # (303) 447-0095

10 - Gibb Droll Band @ Friar Tuck's, Norfolk, VA.  Phone # (757) 440-9464

10 - Jupiter Coyote @ Logan House, Wilmington, DE.

10 - Burlap to Cashmere @ Princeton Quadrangle, Princeton, NJ.

10 - The Aware tour featuring 19 Wheels, Train, Pat McGee Band, and Blue 
Dogs @ The Bayou, Washington, DC.  Phone # (202) 333-2898

10 - Moon Boot Lover with Schleigho, Conehead Buddha, and Rugby Road @ 
Wetlands Preserve, New York City, NY.  Phone # (212)-966-4225
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Dave Matthews Band is in the process of finishing up their new CD - Before 
These Crowded Streets, due out April 28.  The CD includes live tracks from 
their 1997 tour.  They are playing a few random dates in April and they are 
planning a full 1998 tour to start around May.

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11 - Greyboy Allstars @ Fox Theatre, Boulder, CO.  Phone # (303) 447-0095

11 - Everything @ E-Level, John's Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

11 - The Recipe with Hypnotic Clambake and Mighty Purple @ The Lions Den, 
New York City, NY.  Phone # (212) 634-0427

11 - Love Seed Mama Jump @ Reeds, Blue Bell, PA.  Phone # (610) 275-5060

11 - Moon Boot Lover @ Met Cafe, Providence, RI.

11 - The Emptys @ Andy's, Chestertown, MD.  Phone # (410) 778-6779

11 - Gibb Droll and Burlap to Cashmere @ 8 X 10, Baltimore, MD.
Phone # (410) 442-2780

11 - Jupiter Coyote @ Wetlands, New York City, NY.  Phone # (212) 966-4225

11 - G. Love and Special Sauce with Pete Droge @ Noorderligt, Tilburg, 
Netherlands.

11 - Yolk @ Fat City, Charlotte, NC.  Phone # (704) 343-0240

11 - Maceo Parker, Fishbone, Fathead, and Five Fingers of Funk @ Electric 
Factory, Philadelphia, PA.

11 - Sarah McLachlan with Lisa Loeb @ Omaha Civic Music Hall, Omaha, NE.

11 - The Aware tour featuring 19 Wheels, Train, Pat McGee Band, and Blue 
Dogs @ The Bayou, Washington, DC.  Phone # (202) 333-2898

12 - Robert Hunter @ Electric Factory, Philadelphia, PA.

12 - Everything @ Seacrets, Ocean City, MD.

12 - Greyboy Allstars @ Sheridan Opera House, Telluride, CO.  
Phone # (970) 728-6363

12 - G. Love and Special Sauce with Pete Droge @ Tivoli, Utrecht, 
Netherlands.

12 - Yolk @ Sliders, Fernandina Beach, FL.  Phone # (904) 261-0954 
**tentative**

12 - Ben Harper @ Buskuithalle, Bonn, Germany.

12 - Sarah McLachlan with Lisa Loeb @ Civic Ctr. Theatre, Madison, WI.

13 - G. Love and Special Sauce with Pete Droge @ Ancienne Belgique, 
Brussels, Belgium.

13 - Yolk @ Sliders, Fernandina Beach, FL.  Phone # (904) 261-0954

14 - Everything with Agents of Good Roots @ Stonecoast Brewing Co., 
Portland, ME.  Phone # (207) 773-2337

14 - Bela Fleck and the Flecktones with Jeff Coffin @ Sala La Melusina, 
Burgos, Spain.  **tentative**

14 - Ben Harper @ Bristol University, Bristol, UK.

14 - Sarah McLachlan with Lisa Loeb @ Midland Theatre, Kansas City, MO.

15 - Gibb Droll Band @ Cat's Cradle, Carrboro, NC.

15 - Everything with Agents of Good Roots @ Higher Ground, Burlington, VT.

15 - Love Seed Mama Jump @ Pennant East, Bellmawr, NJ.
Phone # (609) 931-4802

15 - Disco Biscuits @ Wetlands Preserve, New York City, NY. 
Phone # (212) 966-4225  **Industry Party, Free Show**

15 - Jupiter Coyote @ Hampton-Sydney College, Farmville, VA.

15 - Bela Fleck and the Flecktones with Jeff Coffin @ Circulo Belos Artes, 
Madrid, Spain.

15 - G. Love and Special Sauce with Pete Droge @ Magic Mirror, Bourges, 
France.

15 - Ben Harper @ Paradox, Brighton, UK.

15 - Sarah McLachlan with Lisa Loeb @ Dobson Arena, Vail, CO.
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April 28 is the expected date for the release of the Lilith Fair 
compilation. It will be a double cd/cassette and will feature live 
performances from last summer's tour. Among artists confirmed to appear on 
"Lilith Fair: A Celebration of Women in Music" are: Paula Cole, Shawn 
Colvin, Meredith Brooks, Indigo Girls, Abra Moore, WIld Colonials, Tracy 
Bonham, Lisa Loeb, Suzanne Vega, Emmylou Harris, Susanna Hoffs, Tara 
MacLean, Victoria WIlliams, Wild Strawberries, and Sarah McLachlan.

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16 - Disco Biscuits with Ghost Box @ 8x10 Club, Baltimore, MD.  
Phone # (410) 366-LIVE

16 - Greyboy Allstars with Wayne Horvitz and the President @ La Luna, 
Portland, OR.  Phone # (503) 223-5833

16 - The Emptys with June Rich @ Trax, Charlottesville, VA.  
Phone # (804)295-8729

16 - Love Seed Mama Jump @ 15 North, West Chester, PA.
Phone # (610) 436-0287

16 - Everything @ Harper's Ferry, Allston, MA.  Phone # (617) 254-9743

16 - Gibb Droll Band @ Tremont Music Hall, Charlotte, NC.  
Phone # (707) 343-9432

16 - Jupiter Coyote with Beth Wood @ Be Here Now, Asheville, NC.

16 - G. Love and Special Sauce with Pete Droge @ Limathaus, Zurich, 
Switzerland.

16 - Bela Fleck and the Flecktones with Jeff Coffin @ Teatro Baracaldo, 
Baracaldo, Spain.

16 - Yolk with Monkeys on Ecstacy @ Wetlands, New York City, NY.  
Phone # (212) 966-4225

16 - Ben Harper @ Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, UK.

17 - Medeski, Martin, & Wood @ Count Basie Theater, Red Bank, NJ.  
Phone #  (732) 842-9000

17 - Everything with Rustic Overtones and Lettuce @ Wetlands, New York City, 
NY.  Phone # (212) 966-4225

17 - The Emptys with Ben Swift Band @ IOTA, Arlington, VA.  
Phone # (703) 522-8340

17 - Moon Boot Lover @ Chantilly's, Concord, NH.

17 - Love Seed Mama Jump @ Brownies 23 East, Ardmore, PA.
Phone # (610) 649-8389

17 - Gibb Droll Band @ Ziggy's, Winston-Salem, NC.  Phone # (910) 748-1064

17 - Bela Fleck and the Flecktones with Jeff Coffin @ Teatro Sirco, 
Cartegena, Spain.

17 - Funky Meters @ Fox Theater, Boulder, CO.

17 - Greyboy Allstars @ Wild Duck, Eugene, OR.  Phone  # (541) 342-7743

17 - Disco Biscuits @ Cliffside Inn, Harper's Ferry, WV.
Phone # (607) 773-7853

17 - Burlap to Cashmere @ Flood Zone, Richmond, VA.

17 - Yolk @ SUNY Binghamton, Binghamton, NY.  Phone # (607) 723-2011
**day show**

17 - Yolk @ Cheers, Binghamton, NY.  Phone # (607) 773-7853  **night show**

17 - Sarah McLachlan with Lisa Loeb @ Bank Of America Center, Boise, ID.

17 - Zoograss Tour featuring The Recipe, Larry Keel Experience & Acoustic 
Syndicate, and Snake Oil Medicine @ Rafters, Boone, NC.  
Phone # (704) 264-7020

17 - Spring Sweep festival featuring Jupiter Coyote, Mountain Express Band, 
and Grass Cactus @ Clemson University, Clemson, SC.

18 - Love Seed Mama Jump @ Bloomsburg College, Bloomsburg, PA.

18 - Everything, From Good Homes, and String Cheese Incident and Keller 
Williams @ Villanova University, Villanova, PA.

18 - Disco Biscuits @ The Quad, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA.

18 - Medeski, Martin, & Wood @ Crowbar, State College, PA.  
Phone # (814) 234-1344

18 - Moon Boot Lover @ Above Club, Worcester, MA.  Phone # (508) 791-8437 

18 - Greyboy Allstars with Liquid Soul @ Fenix, Seattle, WA.  
Phone # (206) 343-0716

18 - Jupiter Coyote @ University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

18 - G. Love and Special Sauce with Pete Droge @ Binario Zero, Milan, Italy.

18 - Ben Harper @ Manchester University, Manchester, UK.

18 - Sarah McLachlan with Lisa Loeb @ Bank Of America Center, Boise, ID.

18 - Dave Matthews Band with Bruce Hornsby and Robert Bradley's Blackwater 
Surprise @ Victory Stadium, Roanoke, VA. **this is a benefit show for 
various charities in VA**

18 - Zoograss Tour featuring The Recipe, Larry Keel Experience & Acoustic 
Syndicate, and Snake Oil Medicine @ Be Here Now, Asheville, NC.
Phone # (704) 258-2202

18 - Gettysburg College Springfest 98 dayfest featuring Ziggy Marley & the 
Melody Makers, moe., Lovechild, and Guster @ Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, 
PA.  Phone # (717) 337-6304

18 - Carnegie Mellon University Carnival 98 featuring Galactic, Charlie 
Hunter and Pound 4 Pound @ Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.

18 - Rock the Earth Day '98 featuring Gibb Droll Band, Jump Little Children, 
Alana Davis, and others TBA @ Walnut Creek Amphitheater, Raleigh, NC.  
Phone # (919) 834-4000

19 - Medeski, Martin, & Wood @ Harro East Ballroom, Rochester, NY.
Phone # (716) 454-0230

19 - Funky Meters @ Fox Theater, Boulder, CO.

19 - Everything with Ziggy Marley, and Baaba Seth @ Mayo Island, Richmond, 
VA.  Phone # (804) 643-6296

19 - G. Love and Special Sauce with Pete Droge @ Incognito, Munich, Germany.

19 - Ben Harper @ Junction, Cambridge, UK.

19 - Earthday Extravaganza with the Disco Biscuits, String Cheese Incident, 
Veinmelter, and One World Tribe, Nommo, Clubber Jug Band @ Penn State 
University, State College, PA.  Phone # (814) 863-1972 
**this is an all ages, free, afternoon show**

20 - Medeski, Martin, & Wood @ Lincoln Theater, University of Hartford, 
Hartford, CT.  Phone # (860) 768-4228

20 - Disco Biscuits with String Cheese Incident and Keller Williams @ 
Theatre of Living Arts (TLA), Philadelphia, PA.  Phone # (215) 922-1010

20 - Bela Fleck and the Flecktones with Jeff Coffin @ Albani Club, 
Winterthur, Switzerland.

20 - G. Love and Special Sauce with Pete Droge @ Luzerna, Prague, Czech 
Republic.

20 - Ben Harper @ Royal Albert Hall, London, UK.

20 - Sarah McLachlan with Lisa Loeb @ Rose Garden Arena, Theatre of the 
Clouds, Portland, OR.

20 - Bruce Hornsby with Phil Lesh @ The Warfield, San Fransisco, CA.
**this is a benefit show**

20 - 4:20 Festival featuring The Recipe, Blue Miracle, Juggling Suns, Jook, 
Lake Trout, Smokin' Grass, and Ras Pidow and Modern Antique @ Terrapin 
Station, College Park, MD.  Phone # (410) 366-LIVE
 
21 - The Recipe with String Cheese Incident @ The Bayou, Washington, DC.
Phone # (202) 333-2897  **tentative**

21 - G. Love and Special Sauce with Pete Droge @ Loft, Berlin, Germany.

21 - Bela Fleck and the Flecktones with Jeff Coffin @ Rock House Salzburg, 
Salzburg, Austria.

21 - Sarah McLachlan with Lisa Loeb @ Rose Garden Arena, Theatre of the 
Clouds, Portland, OR.

21 - Dave Matthews Band @ The Tabernacle, Atlanta, GA.
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You can see Ben Harper on Conan O'Brien on April 10th - check it out!
Also, there's going to be a 30-minute special about the making of Dave 
Matthews Band's new CD called "Before These Crowded Streets" on MTV's 
"Ultrasound" on April 26th at 10:00 pm EST.
And the Dave Matthews show at the Tabernacle in Atlanta on the 21st will be 
taped and broadcast on MTV's "Live From The 10 Spot" on April 24th at 
10:00 pm EST.

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22 - Medeski, Martin, & Wood @ Higher Ground, Winooski, VT.  
Phone # (802) 863-5966

22 - Moon Boot Lover @ Stone Church, New Market, NH.  Phone # (603) 659-6321

22 - Love Seed Mama Jump @ The Big Kahuna, Wilmington, DE.
Phone # (302) 571-8402

22 - Everything @ Cleaners, Lynchburg, VA.

22 - Disco Biscuits @ Living Room, Providence, RI.  Phone # (401) 521-5200

22 - Jupiter Coyote @ University of North Carolina, Chapen Hill, NC.

22 - Burlap to Cashmere @ Ziggy's, Winston-Salem, NC. 

22 - Bela Fleck and the Flecktones with Jeff Coffin @ Szene Vienna, Vienna, 
Austria.

23 - Medeski, Martin, & Wood @ State Theater, Portland, ME.
Phone # (617) 423-NEXT

23 - Love Seed Mama Jump @ Delaware Valley College, Doylestown, PA.

23 - Moon Boot Lover @ Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton, MA.
Phone # (413) 586-7488

23 - G. Love and Special Sauce with Pete Droge @ Mars, Oslo, Norway.

23 - Everything @ Drop Shop @ Huntington, WV.

23 - Disco Biscuits @ Metronome, Burlington, VT.

23 - Jupiter Coyote @ Blind Tiger, Greensboro, NC.  Phone # (910) 272-9888

23 - Burlap to Cashmere @ The Bayou, Washington, DC.  Phone # (202) 333-2897

23 - Jazz Mandolin Project (Jamie Masefield, Scott Neumann, and Sean 
Connelly) @ University of Hartford, Hartford, CT.

23 - Yolk with Dick Fawcet @ Tink's, Scranton, PA.  Phone # (717) 346-8465

23 - Bruce Hornsby @ U.S. Naval Heritage Center, Washington, DC.
Phone # (202) 543-5540  **Benefit for Participation 2000**

23 - 24 - Espoo Jazz Fest featuring Bela Fleck and the Flecktones with Jeff 
Coffin @ Espoo, Finland.

23 - 26 - Merle Watson Memorial Bluegrass Fest featuring Doc Watson, Sam 
Bush Band, David Grisman Quintet, Tony Rice, Leftover Salmon, Donna the 
Buffalo, Guy Clark,  Peter Rowan, Tim O'Brien & Hot Rize, Ricky Skaggs & 
Kentucky Thunder, Del McCoury Band, Laurie Lewis & Grant Street, Laura Love 
Band, Freight Hoppers,  Chesapeake, John Hartford, Nashville Bluegrass Band, 
Pete Wernick, Darol Anger, Natalie McMaster, Lonesome River Band, Steve 
Kaufman, Maura O'Connell,  Leahy, Gillian Welch & David Rawlings, Si Kahn, 
Jack Lawrence, Kruger Brothers, Chris Thile, Asleep at the Wheel, Fairfield 
Four, Ramblin Jack Elliot, Fred Eaglesmith, Four Bitchin Babes, Balfa 
Tujours, Jeff White, Riders In the Sky, Paul Rishell & Annie Raines, Roy 
Bookbinder, The Delevantes, Pilot Mountain Bobcats, Alternate Roots, and 
others TBA @ Wilkesboro Community College, Wilkesboro, NC.  
hone # (800) 343-7857 or (910) 838-6267 or Email:MerlFest@wilkes.cc.nc.us
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Blues Traveler are taking off the next five months to work on songwriting 
for their next record. The band will start touring July 3rd and 4th at Red 
Rocks in Denver Colorado. Blues Traveler will be touring this summer with 
the HORDE festival along with Ben Harper, Barenaked Ladies and others TBA.

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24 - Everything @ Davis & Elkins College, Elkins, WV.

24 - The Recipe with Juggling Suns @ The Funnel, Baltimore, MD.  
Phone # (410) 426-6635

24 - Medeski, Martin, & Wood @ Orpheum, Boston, MA.  Phone # (617) 423-NEXT

24 - Greyboy Allstars with Galactic @ Tipitina's, New Orleans, LA.
Phone # (504) 897-3943

24 - Disco Biscuits with Ominous Seapods, Goldfinger & KRS-1 @ SUNY 
Fieldhouse, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY.  Phone # (518) 564-3200 
**tentative**

24 - The Emptys @ The Lion's Den, New York City, NY.  Phone # (212) 737-6122

24 - Love Seed Mama Jump @ Maui, Philadelphia, PA.  Phone # (215) 423-8116

24 - Jupiter Coyote @ University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.

24 - Moon Boot Lover and Burlap to Cashmere @ 7 Willow Street, Port Chester,
NY.  Phone # (914) 939-1474

24 - Yolk with Silo 6 @ Showplace Theatre, Buffalo, NY.  **tentative**

24 - 26 - Charlotte Center Cityfest featuring Gov't. Mule, Ben Folds Five, 
Big Head Todd & the Monsters, Dr. John, Son Volt, Derek Trucks Band, Delbert 
McClinton, Freddy Jones Band, Jerry Lee Lewis, Violent Femmes, Joan Baez, 
Agents of Good Roots, Babba Seth, Jump Little Children, Blessid Union of 
Souls, Edwin McCain, Alana Davis, Kim Richey, The Pondering, The Connels, 
Kevin Kinney, Deborah Coleman & the Thrillseekers, Skeeter Brandon & Highway 
61, Cravin Melon, Treadmill Trackstar, Memory Dean, Vonda Shepard, and 
others TBA @ Downtown Charlotte, NC.  Phone # (704) 522-6500 

24 - 5/3 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Fest featuring on 4/24 Dr. John, 
Galactic, Michael Ray & the Cosmic Krewe, Burning Spear, Ruth Brown, Mavis 
Staples, Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown,  Beausoleil, Nathan & the Zydeco Cha 
Chas, Iguanas, New Orleans Klezmer All-Stars, Anders Osborne, David Olney,
Lil' Brian Terry & the Zydeco Travelers, and others TBA.
On 4/25 Allen Toussaint, Bonnie Raitt, Etta James, Boozoo Chavis, Zawinul 
Syndicate, Marcia Ball, Dirty Dozen, Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys, Keb' 
Mo', George Porter & Runnin' Pardners, Charles Neville Jazz Ensemble, TR3 
w/ Tim Reynolds, Jumpin' Johnny Sansone, and others TBA.
On 4/26 Funky Meters, Dave Matthews Band, Duke Dejan's Olympis Brass Band, 
Erykah Badu, Better than Ezra, Pete Fountain, Cowboy Mouth, Buffy 
Sainte-Marie, Terence Simien & the Mallet Playboys, Beau Jocque & the Zydeco 
Hi-Rollers, R.L. Burnside & T-Model Ford, Babba Maal, ReBirth Brass Band, 
Jazz Messengers, Royal Fingerbowl, Ronnie Dawson, NewBirth Brass Band, 
Astral Project, and others TBA.
On 4/30 Ziggy Marley & the Melody Makers, Geno Delafose & French Rockin' 
Boogie, Katie Webster, Rosie Ledet, Tab Benoit, Spencer Bohren, New Orleans 
Nightcrawlers, Creole Zydeco Farmers, Balfa Toujours, and others TBA.
On 5/01 Charmaine Neville & Friends, Cyril Neville & the Uptown All-Stars, 
Buckwheat Zydeco, Emmylou Harris, James Cotton, Wayne Toups & Zydecajun, Leo 
Nocentelli, Jason Marsalis, Marlon Jordan, Kenny Neal, Tony Green & Gypsy 
Jazz, Willie Prudhomme & Zydeco Express, Little Freddie King Blues Band, 
Cool Riddums & Sista Teedy, Boilermaker Jazz Band, Mamou Prarie Band, and 
others TBA.
On 5/02 Irma Thomas, Jimmy Buffett, The Dixie Cups, The Skatalites, Lonnie 
Brooks, Terence Blanchard, Walter "Wolfman" Washington & the Roadmasters, 
Snooks Eaglin, Coolbone, Rockin' Dopsie Jr. & the Zydeco Twisters, Wild 
Magnolias, Eddie LeJeune & the Morse Playboys, and others TBA.
On 5/03 Neville Brothers, Doobie Brothers Reunion, Ani DiFranco, 
Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Spyro Gyra, The Radiators, Dave Bartholomew, 
Earl King, C.J. Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band, Bill Miller, 
Savoy-Smith Cajun Band, Mem Shannon, Alvin Batiste & the Jazztronauts, 
D.L. Menard & the Louisiana Aces, Roy Carrier, Dash Rip Rock, and others 
TBA @ Fairgrounds Race Course, New Orleans, LA.  
Phone # (504) 522-5555 or (800) 488-5252

25 - Everything with Emmet Swimming and Eddie From Ohio @ James Madison 
University, Lombardis Gras, Harrisonburg, VA.

25 - Gordon Stone Trio with the Foothils Trio @ Eighth Step, Albany, NY.  
Phone # (518) 434-0557    

25 - Medeski, Martin, & Wood @ Chapin Theater, Mt. Holyoke College, South 
Hadley, MA.  Phone # (413) 586-8686

25 -  The Emptys @ Uncle Jed's Roadhouse, Bethesda, MD.
Phone # (301) 913-0026

25 - Love Seed Mama Jump @ Jenkinsons, Pt. Pleasant, NJ.
Phone # (908) 899-0569

25 - Moon Boot Lover @ Union College, Schenectady, NY. **tentative**  

25 - Disco Biscuits @ Delta Upsilon Fraternity, Bucknell University, 
Lewisburg, PA.  Phone # (713) 577-0552

25 - Jupiter Coyote @ Lake Boone, Raleigh, NC.

25 - Gordon Stone Trio @ The Eighth Step, Albany, NY.  
Phone # (518) 434-0557

25 - Bela Fleck and the Flecktones with Jeff Coffin @ Jazz Kaar Main Hall, 
Tallin, Estonia.

25 - Greyboy Allstars @ Wheaton College, Norton, MA.  Phone # (508) 266-5131 
**day show**

25 - Greyboy Allstars @ Living Room, Providence, RI.  Phone # (401) 521-5200
**night show**

25 - Yolk @ SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, NY. **day show**

25 - Yolk with Silo 6 and Conehead Buddha @ Showplace Theatre, Buffalo, NY.  **tentative**
**night show**

25 - Jazz Mandolin Project (Jamie Masefield, Scott Neumann, and Sean 
Connelly) with Parker and Capen Quad @ SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY.

25 - Bruce Hornsby @ Flint Center, Cupertino, CA.  Phone # (408) 864-8816 
**Benefit show for Twelveacres**

25 - The Zoograss Tour featuring The Recipe, Larry Keel Experience & 
Acoustic Syndicate, and Snake Oil Medicine @ The Bayou, Washington, DC.
Phone # (202) 333-2897

25 - The Aware tour featuring 19 Wheels and Train @ Slims, San Francisco, 
CA.

26 - Greyboy Allstars @ House of Blues, Boston, MA.  Phone # (617) 491-2100

26 - Bela Fleck and the Flecktones with Jeff Coffin @ Vyautas Mangus 
University, Kaunas, Lithuania.

26 - Jazz Mandolin Project (Jamie Masefield, Scott Neumann, and Sean 
Connelly) @ Student Union, Keene State College, NH.
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Check out the new Gordon Stone Trio CD called Even with the Odds, due out 
on May 1st.
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27 - Greyboy Allstars @ Varsity Music Hall, Tuscaloosa, AL.  
Phone # (205) 752-3707

28 - Funky Meters and Greyboy Allstars @ House of Blues, New Orleans, LA.  
Phone # (504) 529-2583

28 - Love Seed Mama Jump @ Katmandu, Trenton, NJ.  Phone # (609) 393-7300

28 - Disco Biscuits @ Old Main Inn, Fredonia, NY.  Phone # (716) 672-3498

28 - Everything with Huffamoose @ Crowbar, State College, PA.

29 - Disco Biscuits with Ominous Seapods & Off the Wagon @ Water Street 
Music Hall, Rochester, NY.  Phone # (716) 325-5600

29 - Greyboy Allstars @ Maple Leaf, New Orleans, LA.  Phone # (504) 866-9359

29 - Moon Boot Lover @ Bull & Bier House, Plymouth, NH.  
Phone # (603) 536-4445

29 - Jupiter Coyote @ Dream Palace, New Orleans, LA.

29 - Yolk @ Alley Katz, Richmond, VA.  Phone # (804) 643-2816

30 - Disco Biscuits with Plastic Nebraska @ The Haunt, Ithaca, NY.  
Phone # (607) 277-2726

30 - Moon Boot Lover @ Claddagh Pub, Lawrence, MA.

30 - Love Seed Mama Jump @ Allentown College, Allentown, PA.

30 - Jupiter Coyote @ Webster's, Auburn, AL.

30 - Everything @ Friar Tucks, Norfolk, VA.

30 - Bela Fleck and the Flecktones with Jeff Coffin and Michael Ray & Cosmic
Krewe with John Medeski and Chris Wood @ Contemporary Arts Center, New 
Orleans, LA.

30 - Yolk @ E-level, Baltimore, MD.

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