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Saturday, June 11, 2011

Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 8 p.m.

Part of a crop of positive, feel-good jam bands to make it to mainstream radio in the '90s, when the current jam scene was just beginning to emerge, Rusted Root melded Grateful Dead-styled folk and Paul Simon's ear for world music on their...
Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Tonight @ Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard, Summerfest, 10 p.m.

Part of a crop of positive, feel-good jam bands to crossover to mainstream radio in the ’90s, when the current jam scene was just beginning to emerge, Rusted Root melded Grateful Dead-styled folk and Paul Simon’s ear for world music on their crossover hit “Send Me On My Way.” In a sense, the band peaked too soon, and was unable to capitalize on the current jam scene, which allows bands to make a killing touring to a dedicated cult following...
Monday, Dec. 29, 2008

Tonight @ the Rave - 8 p.m.

Along with bands like the Spin Doctors and Blues Traveler, Rusted Root was part of a crop of positive, feel-good jam bands to cross over to mainstream radio in the ’90s, when the current jam scene was just beginning to emerge. Although Rusted Root ultimately didn’t inspire the same levels of devotion as bands like Phish, The String Cheese Incident and moe., nostalgia for their one big hit, “Send Me On My Way,” should keep...
Friday, June 27, 2008

Flobots, Rusted Root, Sevendust, Think Floyd

In a bid for post-rap-rock relevance, Linkin Park downplayed the role of rapper Mike Shinoda on their most recent album. A year later, however, Denver upstarts Flobots stormed modern-rock radio playlists by doing just the opposite, delivering “Handlebars,” a single built around monotone, Shinoda-esque raps....
Sunday, Dec. 30, 2007

The Rave - 8 PM

Rusted Root headlines an 8 p.m. show at the Rave. They stand out from other jam bands for a variety of reasons, chief among them the fact that they have a bona fide hit single under their belt: the mid-'90s radio staple "Send Me On My Way" (a poppy track that sounds like David Byrne walked in on Paul Simon's Graceland sessions). A slow but steady stream of albums has followed, but the band has dedicated much of its time to the road, where members can stretch out their tribal grooves and Grateful Dead-like jams.

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