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The Disco Biscuits Announce Summer Shows In New York City

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Jamtronica pioneers The Disco Biscuits have announced a three-night run in New York City. The quartet will play the intimate confines of Manhattan’s Irving Plaza on August 18 and 19 before playing the new Coney Island Amphitheater in Brooklyn on August 20.

A BiscoTix pre-sale begins tomorrow, April 8 at 12 p.m. ET via the band’s website. All pre-sale tickets are 3-day GA tickets and those tickets are the only way in to the Irving Plaza performances.The venue will put the remaining 3-day tickets, and single days for Coney Island, on sale Friday, April 15 at 10 a.m.

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Pro-Shot: Joe Russo’s Almost Dead At Brooklyn Bowl

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From March 24 – 26, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead returned to the site of the band’s first show, NYC’s Brooklyn Bowl, for a three-night stand at the Williamsburg venue. Today, the band’s Rad Tracks series of releases continues with the unveiling of professionally-shot footage of JRAD’s “Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo” from the first night of the run.

Audio of the track can be downloaded here. “Mississippi Half-Step” closed out the second set of JRAD’s March 24th performance at Brooklyn Bowl, the only night of the run that didn’t feature any guests.

Burbridge & Evans Brothers Collaborate In Studio For Brothers Project

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Two pairs of musical brothers have spent time in a studio recently working on a new project. Bassist Oteil Burbridge of Dead & Company and multi-instrumentalist Kofi Burbridge of the Tedeschi Trucks Band collaborated with Soulive/Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe drummer Alan Evans and Lettuce/Soulive keyboardist Neal Evans for a project called BROTHERS announced by new label Vintage League Music.

As pointed out by Live For Live Music, both the label and band members have shared social media updates on BROTHERS time at Iron Wax Studios recording what L4LM says will be an EP.

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Frank Zappa Documentary Producers Share Rare Footage

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Yesterday, it was revealed a fundraising campaign for the Frank Zappa documentary Who The F*@% Is Frank Zappa was so successful the film has become the most-funded documentary on Kickstarter. The campaign is still underway and today director Alex Winter and the film’s producers have shared amazing footage of Frank Zappa from the guitarist’s vault.

In the clip below, which was premiered by Rolling Stone, we see Frank arrive at the San Francisco Airport in 1980. He is greeted by the U.S. Navy Band who play an incredible rendition of FZ’s “Joe’s Garage.” Zappa was clearly impressed and even gets in on the act by conducting the band.

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Longtime David Bowie Drummer Dennis Davis Dies

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Longtime David Bowie drummer Dennis Davis has passed away. Davis was behind the kit for such Bowie hits as “Fame,” “Golden Years” and “Heroes,” among others. The news of his death was confirmed by producer and fellow Bowie collaborator Tony Visconti.

In addition to his work with Bowie, the Manhattan native worked extensively with renowned vibraphonist Roy Ayers, alongside guitarist and future Bowie cohort Carlos Alomar. He was taught early on by legendary drummers Max Roach and Elvin Jones and served in the Vietnam War.