Entries include official recordings of New Year’s races, destination events, recently started tours and more.
nugs.net continued to add to its massive catalog of over 15,000 live concert recordings this month. Music fans can start a free trial to enjoy all the newly added sounds through the nugs.net app, which includes New Year’s Eve ride performances like goose, The String Cheese Incident and Disco Cookies as well as January shows featuring Green Kentucky bluegrass, McGee of Umphrey, Widespread panic and many more.
The JamBase team has selected some of our favorite concert recordings now available to stream on the nugs.net app. Let’s dig in and have a good listen with the entries listed in no particular order:
1. Gov’t Mule goes Saxy in Jamaica
Destination event season is in full swing and Gov’t Mule recently completed Island Exodus 12 at Jewel Paradise Cove in Runaway Bay, Jamaica. It wouldn’t be Island Exodus without the saxophonist’s appearances Ron Holloway And this year was no exception. All three Gov’t Mule concerts in Jamaica, which can each be heard on the nugs.net app, have featured Holloway sit-ins. Mule’s longtime collaborator and friend joined the band for songs such as “32-20 Blues,” “Doing It To Death” and “Brown Sugar” on January 16. Ron added to ‘Soulshine’, ‘Dreams’, ‘The Other One Jam’ and more on January 18 before helping to close out the event on January 19.
2. The String Cheese Incident welcomes 2022 with new material
The String Cheese Incident rang in 2022 with a three-night adventure at the Auditorium Theater in Chicago. It’s clear the band have been hard at work on new material, as SCI has incorporated four new originals into the setlists. Bass player Keith Mosley conducted “Lend Me A Hand” and guitarist Bill Nershi conducted “World Gone Crazy” on December 30. Meanwhile, New Year’s Eve included the premiere of Jason Han-sung “Short Stack Willie” and keyboardist Kyle Hollingsworth premiered “Trip The Light Fantastic” on January 1. Subscribers to the nugs.net app should be on the lookout for the band’s recent gigs in Jamaica coming soon.
3. The widespread return of Panic Panic En La Playa
Widespread panic heading to Mexico for Panic En La Playa Diez. The veterans of the jam scene went the old-school route on January 22 before showing off newer material on January 23. A tribute to the late Butch Trucks came via a rare “Mountain Jam” as part of the action on January 24, while the January 25 finale featured a guest keyboardist Adam MacDougall. A reminder that the nugs.net app also includes video for over 20 full Widespread Panic broadcasts.
4. The circle of life continues until 2022 for Goose
goose also celebrated the start of 2022 in Chicago with a two-night New Year’s Eve run at the Riviera Theater. The band dusted off the Disney classic “Circle Of Life” for the first time since 2017’s Goosemas 4 concert to begin a countdown to 2022 on New Year’s Eve. A duet “The Empress Of Organos” and ” Creatures” of +40 minutes followed. Highlights from December 30 include well-blurred versions of “Time To Flee,” “Tumble,” and “Earthling Or Alien?” With Goose Winter Tour 2022 just beginning, stay tuned for concert recordings from the band’s first tour of the year on the nugs.net app.
5. The infamous members of Stringdusters Jam with Greensky Bluegrass
Green Kentucky bluegrass started a tour with The Infamous Stringdusters in Albany, New York on January 20. Unsurprisingly, it didn’t take long for the collaborations to begin. The banjo player of the Dusters Chris Pandolfi added to “Past My Prime” and “Don’t Lie” during GSBG’s second set in Philadelphia on January 21, as the fiddler Jeremy Garrett helped Greensky finish his first set with “Fixin’ To Ruin” and “Burn Them” in Port Chester, New York on January 22. The bands continue touring through February 26 with Greensky Bluegrass recordings generally available the following day for listening via the nugs.net app.
6. Lotus introduces new lineup in the Midwest
Guitarist Tim Palmieri joined the Lotus programming last September following the departure of Mike Rempel. The livetronica quintet recently traveled to the Midwest to begin touring activity in 2022. Palmieri and friends played in Milwaukee on Jan. 13 before playing two nights in Chicago on Jan. 14 and 15. Official recordings of all three shows can be listened to via the nugs.net app to give music lovers a taste of the new Lotus. line up.
7. Umphrey’s McGee celebrates its 24th anniversary
McGee of Umphrey had a big surprise in store for fans in Syracuse on January 21, the 24th anniversary of their first gig. The band performed their 2002 studio album The local band works well in its entirety for most of the evening. UM then debuted their new single “I Don’t Know What I Want” live and also performed “Partyin’ Peeps” and “Slacker” to cap off the night. More surprises followed in Albany, New York, on January 22, when the sextet dusted off “Salamander Strut” for the first time since 1999 and released a cover of Ween’s “Even If You Don’t” after nearly seven years on the shelf.
8. Paint Emerald City White Stripes
nugs.net app offerings go far beyond the jam scene with The White Stripes among the many varied acts with numerous recordings available on the service. Jack White and at Meg White performance at the Crocodile Cafe in Seattle on July 11, 2001, is the latest addition to the nugs.net catalog. Highlights include an early cover of Arthur Lee’s “Five String Serenade”, a raucous “Screwdriver” and an early “Let’s Shake Hands” which White Stripes archivist Ben Blackwell considers one of the top five. performance.
9. A Disco Cookie History Lesson
Disco Cookies returned home for a two-night New Year’s run to the Fillmore Philadelphia. As an introduction to 2022, the band told the story of their past 16 years by performing narration-filled “History Of The Disco Biscuits Part 2” on New Year’s Eve. The guys picked up not far from where they had stopped “Part 1” on December 31, 2002 and followed with “Biscuits Are Coming Home” as they had done that night nearly 20 years prior. An explosive “Rock Candy” sequence, a rare cover of LCD Soundsystem’s “Tribulations” and a fun encore “We Like To Party” were among the highlights on December 30.
10. Eggy Newcomers Share Fall Highlights
Rising jam quartet Egg have many concert recordings available on the nugs.net app to give music fans a chance to hear their inventive sound. The band – made up of Jake Brownsteinkeyboardist Dani Battatbass player Mike Goodman and drummer Alex Bailey – has also put together a compilation featuring highlights from the Fall 2021 tour which serves as a good starting point.
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