Category: Joe Russo's Almost Dead

Joe Russo on The Divided Mind

Joe Russo on The Divided Mind
With a penchant for all things deep-cut, drummer Joe Russo is full of surprises. His musical improv is like an onomatopoeia of the way he lives his life; daring, busy, often collaborative and with a cadence of passionate intensity. His assertive delivery complements his readiness to protect the things he loves, set to destroy anything standing in... Read more »

LOCKN' 2016: Phil & Friends details, Chatting with Pete Shapiro, Garcia's Forest and More!

LOCKN' 2016: Phil & Friends details, Chatting with Pete Shapiro, Garcia's Forest and More!
Nothing is really more spiritual than the first time listening through Terrapin, and that’s just how the gooball melts.   I gotta say though, I felt that same hopeful way  when I found out about the Grateful Dead reunion shows last year with Trey, and hands-down am even more excited about this upcoming LOCKN‘.  The... Read more »

LOCKN Festival: New Artists Announced including Neal Casal's Circles Around the Sun (First Ever Live Show)

LOCKN Festival: New Artists Announced including Neal Casal's Circles Around the Sun (First Ever Live Show)
With Lockn 2016 fast-approaching its juicy end of summer slot (August 25-28), we’re starting to see the glory of the full lineup take shape.  With what already began as a monumentally badass gathering of today’s iconic rockers including Phish, Ween, Umphrey’s McGee, Gary Clark Jr, JRAD, and My Morning Jacket, to just name a few,... Read more »
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Joe Russo on Life after Furthur, Why You Should Catch JRAD While You Can and How He's Ready for the Duo to Reunite (!!!!)

Joe Russo on Life after Furthur, Why You Should Catch JRAD While You Can and How He's Ready for the Duo to Reunite (!!!!)
Early on in their Deadicated bromance, the five members of Joe Russo’s Almost Dead said they’d only keep the project going if it was fun.  I guess that means it  must be good times for them, as they’ve been successfully touring since January 2013  and only improving improvised communication and evolving their way through the... Read more »

Joe Russo's Almost Dead is Very Much Alive: JRAD Does Chicago 9/19 & 9/20 at Concord Music Hall

Joe Russo's Almost Dead is Very Much Alive: JRAD Does Chicago 9/19 & 9/20 at Concord Music Hall
If you’ve ever been to the Abbey on a Wednesday night for Terrapin Flyer,  seen Caution rip across the South Side, were at Garcia‘s last show at Soldier Field in ’95, or have come up in the age of Dark Star Orchestra starting out at Martyr’s over 15 years ago, you can’t tell me this town ain’t got no heart.  The... Read more »