The Higgs: From Here to the Moon

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...
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...
Yarn: This is the Year, This is the Moment

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...

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...

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...

High Beamz: Scary Good on Friday the 13th

“You can’t win ’em all,” yes, so we’ve been told. But it’s still painful on the occasions when bands that traveled from afar get less than the appreciation they deserve. Granted, even when there aren’t many people here, those...