Primus Hitting The Road w/ Dean Ween Group This May/June

Categories: News, Tour Dates

Let's break it down for you. Les Claypool recently released a new record with  Duo De Twang titled Four Foot Shack. Also, the man known as Dean Ween is currently touring with the Moistboyz. Now forget the last two sentences, because if you're looking at this post you're here to find out tour dates for Primus and The Dean Ween Group (not to be confused with the Moistboyz), which kicks off May 1st through the 3rd at the Brooklyn Bowl's  Las Vegas location. ... Read More

Primus 3D Spring 2013 North American Tour Dates

Categories: Reviews

After various appearances on recently announced festival cards, Primus will continue it's tour in 3D this May. The trek begins the night after the band will play Bottle Rock Napa Valley and stays primarily on the west coast until June where stops in Minnesota, Toronto and Chicago will be made before things wrap up in Upstate New York. Check out all the dates below. Presale tickets for the 3D tour will be on sale Feb 26th. Head over to the bands official ... Read More

Primus in 3D! Live at Peabody Opera House – STL 10/28

Categories: Reviews

Primus in 3D! Live at Peabody Opera House - St. Louis 10/28/12 Words and Pictures by Bradley Darby If you like your metal funky, your rock progressive, or just flat-out weird experimental jam music... then you were probably at the Peabody Opera House on Sunday night. If you weren’t, than you missed one of the greatest rock bands of the last 20 years as they took the stage for their touring 3D spectacle. Primus, who called it a day twelve years ago after releasing ... Read More

Primus Announce Details Of 3D Tour Of America

Categories: Reviews

Primus Announce Details Of 3D Tour Of America Earlier this month, Primus announced that they were going to tour in 3D. Instead of trying to reword what was said, why don’t we just copy and paste the information from the trio’s official Facebook page: Primus is excited to announce a unique 3D tour this fall, featuring two sets per evening. Being that this is the first-ever traveling 3D enhanced live musical performance, this groundbreaking tour is sure to provide a one-of-a-kind psychedelic experience, further ... Read More

Primus Announces Spring 2012 North American Tour Dates

Categories: Reviews

Primus Announces Spring 2012 North American Tour Dates Concert Confessions favorite Primus have just announced details for a spring run across the United States and into Canada. The trek kicks off May 3rd in Columbia, MO and wraps June 23 in Santa Cruz, CA. Some evenings will be an evening with, while others will feature opening sets from Gogol Bordello and Fishbone. Other interesting notes, the May 5th date in New Orleans, LA is being billed as the latest edition of The Oddity ... Read More

Primus Performs For Jimmy Fallon

Categories: Reviews

Primus Performs For Jimmy Fallon We here at Concert Confessions love Primus so damn much that we no longer scream that they suck per the request of Les Claypool. It is always a treat when the boys from the East Bay appear on National Television. As you may recall we shared with you a past performance from Jimmy Kimmel Live, but today the east coast gets some Primus television love. The band stopped into the NBC Studios last night to rock out with ... Read More

Primus Bring Green Naugahyde To Jimmy Kimmel Live

Categories: Reviews

Primus Bring Green Naugahyde To Jimmy Kimmel Live Fresh off their sold out appearance at the historic Art Deco Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles, Primus paid the Jimmy Kimmel Live show an appearance. The trio rocked the late night shows outdoor stage for two televised numbers. As we mentioned in our review of the Wiltern show, Claypool and boys were debating performing “Lee Van Cleef” for a national television audience and as you can see below they did. The Bay Area natives also ... Read More

Primus 10/22/11: Wiltern – Los Angeles, CA

Categories: Reviews

Primus 10/22/11 Wiltern - Los Angeles, CA Words/Photos by Reverend Justito Walking into the Wiltern, it had been nearly five years since my last live Primus experience. It pained me to skip their 2010 appearances in Los Angeles but as anyone who has read my words here know it takes an act of congress to get me through the doors of the cell phone venues downtown. That’s why I made sure to jump on tickets the second it was announced the band would pay Korea ... Read More

PREVIEW: YMSB Harvest Music Festival: 13 Bands Not To Miss Next Weekend!

Categories: Festivals, News

Thirteen Bands Not To Miss at YMSB's Harvest Festival 2013 Words by Bradley Darby  Its that magical time of year… when you turn the calendar over to October just as the leaves begin to turn beautiful shades of brown, orange and yellow. You replace your jorts with overalls and your pogo balls for rakes. Autumn is upon us... as you turn your calendar you may notice October 17-19 highlighted or circled with the word HARVEST scrawled across those dates. If that is you, this post ... Read More

YMSB Harvest Festival 10/17-19 (feat. Tedeschi Trucks Band, Les Claypool, Railroad Earth) Stage Schedule Released

Categories: Festivals, News

YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND's Harvest Music Festival When: October 17-19, 2013 Where: Mulberry Mountain, Ozark AR How Much: 3 Day Pass $145. Day Passes Also Available Here We are just weeks away from the 8th Annual Yonder Mountain String Band Harvest Music Festival taking place at the most beautiful festival site I have ever stepped foot on, Mulberry Mountain. While Mulberry Mountain has now become the home to three total major music festivals, Harvest Festival still stands out as "THE" festival for many folks. Harvest keeps the ... Read More

Sasquatch! Festival 2013 Lineup Announced

Categories: Reviews

  The Sasquatch! Festival 2013 lineup has just been announced at the official Announcement Party at the Neptune Theatre in Seattle. The four night party over Memorial Day Weekend at the Gorge Amphitheatre always promises to be a good time and this year looks to be no exception. Cody ChesnuTT came out to start the night, the first artist confirmation of the Festival. After his short set came "surprise guests" Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, who confirmed their own Gorge set for May after performing ... Read More

Bottle Rock Festival 2013 Lineup Revealed

Categories: Reviews

Not sure if we mentioned it before, but tis the season to announce festival lineups. This time lets head to the land of the grapevine that is Napa Valley for what is dubbed Bottle Rock Festival. Cork-Fest must not have had as much of a ring to it as I thought it did. This one is interesting because, well, one might ask why the Kings Of Leon would be the lead headliner along with The Black Keys and Furthur.  Furthur? Come on ... Read More

Mountain Jam 2013 Initial Lineup Announced

Categories: Reviews

Unlike the girlfriend of Manti Te'o, the lineup for the 2013 Mountain Jam Festival is totally real. And it's totally sweet. Hunter Mountain, which is usually home to skiing, hot cocoa and Cumbaya will be occupied with awesome musicians from June 6th to 9th this summer. The headliners like Phil Lesh & Friends, Widespread Panic and Gov't Mule will play two sets, while you'll have only one set's chance to catch the awesomeness that is Primus, Gary Clark Jr and Dispatch. For those choosing ... Read More

LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT: 10th Annual WAKARUSA / May 30-June 2, 2013 / Ozark, AR

Categories: Reviews

WAKARUSA / May 30-June 2, 2013 / Ozark, AR For the 10th straight year the Wakarusa Festival will return bringing 4 days of music, camping, and all around shenanigans to Mulberry Mountain. Starting in Lawrence, Kansas way back in 2004 before relocating to the paradise that is Mulberry Mountain Resort in Ozark, Arkansas in 2009, Wakarusa has become one of the premiere festivals out there and they have certainly found their little slice of heaven in the Northwest corner of the state just ... Read More

Meredith’s Top 10 Concerts of 2012

Categories: Reviews

It's nearing the end of the year, or if you're into it, the end of the world as we know it.  Since I've attended many shows this year(30+) and taken photographs, I thought I'd share with you a re-cap of my most favorite shows from 2012. I am going to list them in the order in which I saw them, because picking a favorite is not easy out of what I've chosen. Here we go!   1. 311 Day 03/10-03/11 MGM Grand Garden Arena, ... Read More

Wakarusa 2012 Photo Gallery and Recap

Categories: Reviews

Words/Pictures/Video by Bradley Darby   Wakarusa was back in full force for the 9th straight year bringing music and nature together in Northwest Arkansas. This was their 4th straight year at Mulberry Mountain and for the 4th straight year the crowd seemed to get even bigger... the camping has been expanded to include three different offsite auxiliary campgrounds due to demand. I made the trek down to the Wakarusa Festival for the 5th straight year and made it my mission to see some new ... Read More

Wakarusa Preview: 11 Must-See Artists

Categories: Reviews

  This week marks the 9th installment of the Wakarusa Music Festival in Ozark, Arkansas.... well, the 4th installment in Arkansas, but the 9th Wakarusa overall. This will also mark my fifth straight visit to Waka, and along the way I have learned many valuable things. One of the most important things I have realized is that your schedule very well may not be followed as you planned, and you will certainly find yourself at stages for bands you didn’t plan to catch. ... Read More

Rocking Out With Mom – A Tribute To The Women Who Raised Us

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Rocking Out With Mom - A Tribute To The Women Who Raised Us   A few months ago we had the bright idea to have some of your favorite confessors share tales of attending concerts with their Mother's. We hope you enjoy them and encourage you to share your own via the comment section. Happy Mother's Day to our Mom's and all the Mom's out there. Thank you for all that you do. Alexis (LexC666) When this "assignment" first got posted I thought, God people actually go ... Read More

Bonnaroo Debuts Exciting New YouTube Channel

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Bonnaroo Debuts Exciting New YouTube Channel The fine folks behind the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival have once again done something that is totally bad ass. They have launched a new YouTube channel called Bonnaroo 365. We will spare you the painfully unfunny ribbon cutting ceremony from Flight of the Concords star Rhys Darby. Instead we will just feature some great past performances from some of our favorite artists. But before we do, remember that the 2012 edition of Bonnaroo is about a ... Read More

Meshuggah 05/05/12: House of Blues – West Hollywood, CA

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Meshuggah w/ Decapitated and Baroness 05/05/12 House of Blues - West Hollywood, CA Words/Photos by Reverend Justito It was not just any Saturday night on the Sunset Strip, it was Cinco de Mayo. America’s version of El Día de la Batalla de Puebla or as alcoholics prefer to call it Amateur Night. You can always tell it is going to be a good night when vomit is flowing down the boulevard long before sun sets upon Sunset. There is a good energy in Los Angeles ... Read More

WAKARUSA 2012 5/31-6/3 Full Stage Schedule & Final Price Increase!

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WAKARUSA 2012 May 31 - June 3, 2012 Mulberry Mountain - Ozark, AR (About 1 Hr from Fayetteville and Fort Smith) Updated: 1/19/12 with complete lineup Updated: 4/26/12 with link to full stage schedule Updated: 5/9/12 Final Price Increase Information Added Wakarusa 2012 is only a few weeks away and Full Event Passes are moving quickly!  Get your Full Event Passes today before the final price increase to Gate Price occurs on Saturday, May 19th at 11:59PM!  Save yourself some $$ to buy that extra Boulavard beverage or two...  ... Read More

Beale Street Music Festival Announces All-Star Lineup

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Beale Street Music Festival Announces All-Star Lineup Every year, something glorious happens on the legendary Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee. That glorious happening is Beale Street music festival, an affordable way to spend the first weekend of May. Like heavy metal? Like alternative rock? Like pop music? Like rap? Like country? Almost every existing genre of music is represented at Beale St., thus making it that much more appealing to a music fan. This year's festival will be headlined by Jane's Addiction, My Morning Jacket, ... Read More

Hangout Festival Returns to Gulf Shores for 2012 with Stellar Lineup!

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What: Hangout Music Festival 2012 Where: Gulf Shores, Alabama When: May 18 - 20 Why:  Hangout 2011 featured a diverse lineup including Paul Simon, The Foo Fighters, Primus, The Black Keys, Girl Talk, Avett Brothers, Widespread Panic, and The Flaming Lips. Well the folks planning the only festival featuring white sandy beaches and palm trees out there have done it again with a fantastic early 2012 lineup coming out in waves via Facebook this evening. Red Hot Chili Peppers Dave Matthews Band •Jack White String Cheese Incident (performing two ... Read More

Preview: Umphreys McGee Rings in 2012 in STL; Readys Winter/Spring Dates

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Ring in 2012 with Umphreys McGee in St. Louis Words by Bradley Darby For the first time in their 13 plus year existence, Chicago progressive rockers Umphreys McGee take their end of the year party on the road and bring their annual New Years shindig to St. Louis to close out 2011 and ring in 2012 with a 3 night run at The Pageant. Last Halloween the boys spent two nights at The Pageant for their Monster Mashup, and many consider those shows (especially ... Read More

Avenged Sevenfold Live At Uproar Festival, 10/1/11, Auburn, WA

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Avenged Sevenfold 10/01/11 Uproar Festival - Auburn, WA Words/Photos by Jakob Ross   Last year, Mayhem Festival's little sister Uproar Festival took flight for the first time and was headlined by Disturbed, Avenged Sevenfold, and Stone Sour. I wasn't able to attend last year to do me seeing Primus the night before, but I wasn't too heartbroken. This year, the lineup was significantly worse, with like two bands worth seeing: Avenged Sevenfold and Bullet for My Valentine. So I passed. Well, funny story...You know how sometimes I ... Read More

WakaRooJamCamp: A Summer Music Festival Preview

Categories: Reviews

Words and Photos by Bradley Darby It is an interesting time in the music world right now. Concert ticket sales are way down, yet prices seem to be up. Massive tours have been forced to cut dates due to slow ticket sales. With the music industry in disarray and the future leaning towards digital music (and quite possibly the return of the vinyl!!) the multi-day music festival made famous by Woodstock has made a strong return. There is something unique about being able to ... Read More