The Boston-based jam quartet Dopapod has several shows in the area this week, including stops in Richmond, VA, Raleigh, NC, Asheville, NC, and Charleston, SC. Dopapod recently released a new album titled MEGAGEM, which has been received enthusiastically by their fans.  The album features orchestral arraignments in a style similar to that of Electric Light Orchestra, Radiohead, or The Beatles.  The string section helps create a rich, full atmosphere of sound that produces a very powerful listening experience.  MEGAGEM can be purchased on the band’s website in either 12” Vinyl, CD, or digital format.

Dead & Company Fall tour has officially begun — come out and see the familiar faces and hear your favorite songs! The band kicks things off with two nights (11/12, 11/14) at the Madison Square Garden, and will then move on to play one night in Philly, and two in Boston and the TD Gardens to finish out the week.  If you can’t make it to the show don’t forget about the live webcasts, access to which can be purchased via Also, if you find yourself wanting even more live Grateful Dead music, be sure to check out the Dark Star Orchestra at the State Theatre in Albany, NY for some more of the goodness.

Mungion, the Chicago-based band that was featured in The Jamwich: Issue 67, is playing a couple of shows this week in New York (11/14 in Albany, 11/15 in NYC). Mungion is best known for their eclectic sound and desire to remain unlabeled as far as genres go. Be sure to check them out. If you like what you hear and see, be sure to check out the band during their three-night run in Chicago for New Year’s Eve at The Tonic Room.

Finally, be sure to check out Aqueous this Wednesday at the Beachland Ballroom in Cleveland. The members of Aqueous have made quite a name for themselves over the past few years, and their current tour continues to raise the raise the standard.  With excitement rising as fans anxiously await the band’s NYE performance at Town Ballroom in Buffalo, NY, the shows just keep getting crazier and crazier.


11/14 – Dead & Company –  Madison Square Garden – New York, NY

11/14 – Mungion – Buffalo Iron Works – Buffalo, NY


11/15 – Mungion – American Beauty – New York, NY

11/15 – Dopapod – The National – Richmond, VA

11/15 – Aqueous – Beachland Ballroom – Cleveland, OH

11/15 – The Infamous Stringdusters – The Rex Theatre – Pittsburgh, PA


11/16 – Dead & Company – Wells Fargo Center – Philadelphia, PA

11/16 – Dopapod – Lincoln Theatre – Raleigh, NC

11/16 – The Infamous Stringdusters – The Tralf Music Hall – Buffalo, NY

11/16 – Yonder Mountain String Band – Theatre of Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA


11/17 – Bob Dylan – Palace Theatre – Albany, NY

11/17 – Dopapod – Salvage Station – Asheville, NC

11/17 – The Infamous Stringdusters – Irving Plaza, New York, NY

11/17 – The Jauntee – Stanley’s Pub – Cincinnati, OH


11/18 – Bob Dylan – Shea’s Performing Arts Center – Buffalo, NY

11/18 – Yonder Mountain String Band – The National – Richmond, VA

11/18 – The Infamous String Dusters – Ram’s Head Live! – Baltimore, MD

11/18 – The Jauntee – Brother’s Drake – Columbus, OH


11/19 – Dark Star Orchestra – State Theatre – Ithaca, NY

11/19 – Dopapod – Charleston Pourhouse – Charleston, SC

11/19 – The Jauntee – Milkboy – Philadelphia, PA