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The Chris Robinson Brotherhood at Higher Ground

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The Chris Robinson Brotherhood The Ballroom at Higher Ground South Burlington, VT November 5, 2017 Sunday November 5th was the first night following the end of daylight savings time, which might have held some portent for the Chris Robinson Brotherhood, a group whose leader places so much stock in the mystical. But the group's return to the Green Mountains was more significant as the band's first appearance in Vermont since the release of their latest ...

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The Chris Robinson Brotherhood: Betty's Blends Volume Three - Self-Rising Southern Blends (Limited Edition at The Warfield)

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The Chris Robinson Brotherhood deserves special kudos for the creative approach they've taken to the latest release in their series of live concert recordings. The limited edition three-LP version of Betty's Blends Vol. 3 Self Rising Southern Blends includes a pair of CD's containing a West Coast concert recorded on a 2015 tour earlier than the main content. Unlike those recordings, selected from shows on a swing through Southern states late that year, these two discs manifest an ...

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The Chris Robinson Brotherhood at The Rusty Nail

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The Chris Robinson Brotherhood The Rusty Nail Stowe, Vermont August 5, 2016 In its third visit to Vermont in as many years, The Chris Robinson Brotherhood betrayed scant evidence of the transition apparent on their recently-released record Any Way You Love, We Know How You Feel (Silver Arrow, 2016). On the contrary, in two lengthy sets, the quintet demonstrated a growing self-assurance as they continue incorporating a new rhythm section and simultaneously reconfiguring the fundamental ...

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The Chris Robinson Brotherhood: Betty's Blends Volume Two - Best from the West

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Even before the final fracture of the Black Crowes, the Chris Robinson Brotherhood proved their prolific nature and hearty work ethic. To date they've produced three studio albums, accompanied by regular roadwork, that's now given birth to two live collections in what looks to be a series of such titles under the aegis of Betty Cantor-Jackson, long-time sound guru to the Grateful Dead. Best From the West consists of seven tracks culled from performances given during the summer ...


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