The Horse and the Wheel: The Magic is Real

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...

Band Beyond Description

Our Third Thursday tradition continues… Hosts Jonny Mojo (guitar/vocals) and Gary Campus (drums) of the acclaimed local band – Achilles Wheel – bring together high caliber musicians to conjure magic from the Grateful Dead songbook. Special guests to...
We Are Already Powerfully Impressed

We Are Already Powerfully Impressed

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...

The Saints of Circumstance: A Tale of Two Sets

Some recipes are guaranteed for success long before the cooking begins. On Friday, February 13 members of three regional bands – Shining Star, Jerry Duty and Achilles Wheel – distilled their talents into a new group called The Saints of Circumstance. With...

Achilles Wheel: Rising Up to Paradise

Less than a week after Shining Star helped us celebrate Jerry Garcia’s birth, Achilles Wheel was back to honor the anniversary of his passing. Still fresh off their June CD release shows, it was a treat to see a totally different side of them. Taking a break...

Shining Star: Opening the Garcia Portal

The love and reverence that so many of us feel for Jerry Garcia is hard to quantify. We embrace his legacy and all the music he left us. His work with the Grateful Dead earns the bulk of the attention, deservedly so. He spent a vast amount of his time playing a...

Live from the Crazy Horse: The Best of 2013

2013 is in the books even faster than we knew it would be. It was a landmark year for the Crazy Horse Saloon & Grill as we hosted over a 100 shows. Even our lofty expectations were exceeded by the constant stream of exceptional talent. Considering the volume of...