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G. Love enjoys the sun at the Mile High Music Festival Day 1. Photo by Daniel Petty. As Day 1 rolls on, the mood on the field seems particularly laid back considering the scale of this festival. Given the geography of the surrounding areas, natural shade is impossible to come by — though organizers have done a great job providing concertgoers with ways to cool off. Shade canopies and water misters are plentiful. The “Mile High dress code” remains cargo shorts, sunglasses and (on the [...]
[photopress:stanton.jpg,full,pp_image] Stanton Moore and his able band showed the Bluebird Theater how it was done on Wednesday night. It’s 10 p.m. on a Wednesday. Barely 100 people mill about the Bluebird Theater. “Won’t go later than midnight tonight,” says a bartender in the middle of a yawn. Three hours later, Stanton Moore is standing behind his four-piece green Gretsch drum set, sweat steaming his thick-rimmed glasses. Will Bernard is hunkered over his hollow body guitar, channeling the most pungent funk. Wil Blades is leaning back [...]
[photopress:glactic.jpg,full,pp_image] Galactic redefined their funk edge with the addition of multiple MCs at their Fillmore show on Friday night. Is it a new Galactic or a new hip-hop genre? The capacity crowd at the Fillmore Friday got a taste of both as the hard-touring New Orleans quartet — funkified heir to the Meters’ throne — debuted its new swing with a cadre of top-shelf MCs.