The Dancing Tree 12.22.2008

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New items from Split Lip Rayfield, SOJA, Santana, & Phish, NYE shows and more!

In this issue:

* Latest News
* New Additions
* Coming Soon
* News and Reviews
* Upcoming Festivals
* Video of the Week

FloydFest annouces additions to the 2009 line-up
Bill Kreutzmann Announces NYE Shows

GIFT CERTIFICATES! Still need a last minute gift for a music lover on your list? Our gift certificates are right on time. The printable certificates can be emailed to you or the recipient.

New Additions:

Split Lip Rayfield - I'll Be Around CDSplit Lip Rayfield - I'll Be Around CD - "I'll Be Around is an affirmation of the band's 14-year journey and the scars its gas-tank bass and three surviving members have accumulated." -Richard Gintowt (Pitch Weekly)

"Slap your knee to these guys and you'll be sore the next day." - New York Press

A band of badasses with the avowed intent of kicking the oldtime sound in the posterior till it shouts out a brand new tune. CMJ New Music Report

Twelve new tunes packed in a six panel matte finish digipak complete with a creepy clown, a precious kitty, and an exploded view technical drawing of the Stitchgiver bass to answer all those questions you guys have wondered about over the years. $13

Split Lip Rayfield - Live DVDSplit Lip Rayfield - Live at the Cotillion Ballroom DVD - Some of you may have seen some of this footage aired on KPTS in Wichita for an SLR special... Now you can have the show in it's entirety to add to your collection. Below is a setlist of all of the SLR songs played on Dec. 8, 2006 at the Cotillion that are included in this monumental DVD. $17.99






Split Lip Rayfield - Live at the Bluebird CDSplit Lip Rayfield - Live at the Bluebird Theatre CD - This is the second Live release, recorded in Denver, CO. at the Bluebird Theatre Feb. '06, just two days after Kirk was diagnosed. The boys put on one hell of a show and now you finally have the chance to add it to your collection!! $13




Santana - Best of the Fillmore Years box setSantana - Best of the Fillmore Years - Deluxe Edition (3 CDs) - A 2-CD collection of the complete studio recordings from legendary rock act Santana made prior to their self-titled debut album,pPlus a bonus live CD! These recordings feature original Santana guitarist Neil Schon and keyboardist Gregg Rolie, both of whom would later go onto massive success with Journey! Young, raw and on the brink of superstardom, this is Santana like you've never heard them before! $19.98


Syr Mahber - A SOJA Production CDSyr Mahber - A SOJA Production CD - Syr Mahber is a compilation disc produced by SOJA featuring various artists including: Bobby Lee (SOJA), Luciano, Prezident Brown, Zedicus, Queen Ifrica, Ras Attitude, Jacob Hemphill (SOJA), Sister Carol, Ras Abel, Batch, Tony Rebel, Fear Nuttin Band, Don Carmelo (Gomba Jahbari), Jah Dan & Junior Kelly. Each artist was hand picked by SOJA to form a musical family tree with roots in "Be Aware" and "Faith Works." Infusing sounds from Ethiopia, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Washington DC, St. Croix & Brooklyn NY --- Time will prove Syr Mahber to be a unique and unparalleled "riddim cd" as it is often referred to in the Caribbean. $13

Phish - Ladies Logo T



Phish - Ladies Logo T - Phish classic logo on ladies shirt. 100% cotton, available in Small, Medium & Large $19.99






Phish Distressed Logo T



Phish Distressed Logo on Heather T - Available in Medium, Large & XLarge. 100% Cotton.




Coming Soon:

January 6 - Chatham County Line - Chatham County Line CD
The Gourds - Haymaker CD
January 13 - Mark 0'Conner's Hot Swing Trio CD
Albert Collins - Cold Tremors (2 live CDs)

January 20 - Umphrey's McGee - Mantis CD
Frank Zappa & the Mothers of Invention - In the 1960s DVD (pre-order)
Derek Trucks Band - Already Free CD
Alex Machacek, Neal Fountain, Jeff Sipe - Official Triangle Sessions CD
North Mississippi Allstars - Do It Like We Used To (2 live CDs)
Steve Earle & the Del McCoury Band - The Mountain CD
February 10 - moe. - Dr. Stan's Prescription Vol. 2 (2 CDs) (pre-order)

Last Week's Additions:

Soldiers of Jah Army - Dub in a Time of War CD

Soldiers of Jah Army - Stars & Stripes EP

News and Reviews:

FloydFest annouces additions to the 2009 line-up
Bill Kreutzmann Announces NYE Shows

Upcoming Events:

New Year's Eve shows from HGMN members!

Assembly of Dust, The Brew - Pearl Street Nightclub Northampton, MA
Future Rock - Abbey Pub Chicago, IL
Garaj Mahal - Capitol Theater Olympia, WA
Hot Buttered Rum - The Oriental Theater Denver, CO
Hot Day at the Zoo - The Waterhole Saranac Lake, NY
Josh Phillips Folk Festival - Boone Saloon Boone, NC
Keller Williams - Shoreline Ballroom Hilton Head Island, SC
Lotus - Fox Theatre Boulder, CO
Papa Grows Funk - Howlin' Wolf New Orleans, LA
Perpetual Groove - Georgia Theatre Athens, GA
Public Property,  Euforquestra -The Industry Iowa City , IA
Roots of Creation - Crotched Mountain Bennington, NH
Ryan Montbleau Band, Zach Deputy - The Warehouse Hartford, CT
Scythian - Stotesbury Mansion Philadelphia, PA
Sim Redmond Band, Thousands of One - Castaways Ithaca, NY
Sol Driven Train - Art's Bar and Grill Mt. Pleasant, SC
Sol Jibe - Village at Northstar Truckee, CA
Speakeasy - Old Rock House St. Louis, MO
Stanley Maxwell -First Night Hartford Hartford, CT
STS9 (Sound Tribe Sector 9), The Pnuma Trio - The Tabernacle Atlanta, GA
Telepath - The World Grotto Knoxville, TN
The Bridge - Sheraton Center City Hotel Baltimore, MD
The Burnin Smyrnans - Beachside Tavern New Smyrna Beach, FL
The Disco Biscuits - Nokia Theatre Times Square New York, NY
The Herbert Wiser Band - Illinois Brewing Company Bloomington, IL
The Mantras - The Blind Tiger Greensboro, NC
The Max Allen Band - Chateau Thomas Winery Plainfield, IN
The Motet - The Walnut Room Denver, CO
The New Mastersounds - City Limits Delray Beach, FL
Turbine - three20south (formerly Sherpa & Yeti's) Breckenridge, CO
U-Melt,  BuzzUniverse - The Stone Pony Asbury Park, NJ
Umphrey's McGee - Auditorium Theatre Chicago, IL
Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band - Fleet Landing Charleston, SC

Video of the Week:

The Dead! A high quality promo video with snippets of interviews & performances from The Dead.

Thanks for reading, and have a great week!
Lee Crumpton

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