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Bone Diggers: Angels in the Architecture

It’s not every day that you see Jonny Mojo dancing amidst an audience. In fact, it’s a sight most people have never witnessed. That’s because he’s always onstage, pushing the limits of his guitar and imagination. Before the ginger jam giant had his opportunity to be an observer for a change, the Jonny Mojo Band […]

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Pink Talking Fish: The Sacred Creed Will Be Yours

  It’s a Monday afternoon at 2pm and we’re in the legendary Crazy Horse Saloon in Nevada City, CA. There are wide-eyed people drinking Bloody Marys, a pair of hipster parents holding infants and people scattered about with twinkles in their eyes. There’s a band onstage with an intricate lighting display fitting to a late […]

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The Higgs: From Here to the Moon

When The Higgs made their Crazy Horse debut last December, it was immediately evident that they are one of the most promising new talents in the jamband universe. It’s one thing to have a high level of musicianship, but these guys have something no amount of practice can earn: soul. Even while they are communicating […]

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The Horse and the Wheel: The Magic is Real

Achilles Wheel had an extremely tough act to follow on Saturday, December 30 at the Crazy Horse Saloon: Themselves. The night before they had played their first show here in over two years and they approached it like six starving pirates feasting on an overripe cantaloupe. Percussionist Gary Campus had to be in Mexico for […]

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2017 So Far: January Reflections

The first couple months of 2017 are in the books and March is already making a powerful impression at the Crazy Horse. Time flies when you’re having fun and we didn’t want all these shows to go by without a little bit of commentary. Each night can feel like a blur and often we wish […]

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Reed Mathis & Electric Beethoven: Awakening of Happiness

The Sunday night crowd milled around the room with anticipation seeping out of its pores. Or was that just the musk of the hill dwellers who hadn’t seen a shower in several days? Never the matter. The point is that the vibe was high and the Crazy Horse Saloon felt ripe with possibility as Reed […]

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Yarn: This is the Year, This is the Moment

When you wake up with a band’s songs in your head for a week straight, it’s an undeniable sign they have left a powerful impression. In the case of Yarn, it might be something of a survival strategy. It’s possible my neurons are so attracted to their music, my brain is doing the only thing […]

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Eric McFadden Trio with Queen delphine: A Marathon of Musical Alchemy

It’s not every day the dance floor at the Crazy Horse turns into a mosh pit. This phenomenon was no surprise. You could feel it coming. By the time the band was playing The Stooges’ “I Wanna Be Your Dog,” the frenetic energy in the room was vibrating with reckless abandon and threatening to spin […]

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2016 at the Horse: Musical Highlights So Far

February 25 – Roosevelt Collier’s California Get Down When this band played here back in November, many people declared it the best show they’d ever seen at the Crazy Horse. It’s not a stretch to suggest that this one was even better. Without a second guitarist, Collier had more of an opportunity to show the […]

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Blue Lotus: Across the Canyon and Beyond the Horizon

Basking in a steady stream of some of the country’s finest music is a privilege. If you take it for granted, it could easily blend together into a palatable blur of complacency. Fortunately our philosophy here at the Crazy Horse is more akin to an adventurer forging through uncharted territory. We’re grateful for the scenery, […]

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