This week on the Trail turntable: • Craig will open up the day with the second album by The Butterfield Blues Band, East-West. Released in 1966, East-West continues to be regarded as one of the more influential rock and blues albums of the era, with a focus on traditional covers and the guitar-based work of […]
Bob Weir giveaway, part two…
Bummed you missed out on last month’s Bob Weir ticket giveaway? Well you, my friend, must have forgotten what the Trail 103.3 is all about. Of course we wouldn’t let a fine listener like you go without … so starting this week we’re going to open up the phone lines for Round 2! Weir, one […]
See Bob Weir for FREE!
It’s no secret Grateful Dead fans love the Trail 103.3 Perhaps it’s because we’re where Missoulians go to enjoy the Grateful Dead Hour each and every week. Or perhaps it’s simply because we play the Dead on the Trail. A lot. But either way, we’re proud of our relationship with fans of the legendary group […]
Vinally Friday – 11/17
The concept of a “supergroup” is nothing new to pop and rock ‘n’ roll – but until recently we never considered the concept might cross over into other genres. But once again we’re hardly surprised anymore to learn how deep our ignorance is planted. Not only have there been several beloved country music supergroups – […]
New Tracks – 9/27
Last week we dished out some stunning new work from Grateful Dead founding member Bob Weir. Quite honestly, we did it just as much for ourselves as we did for you, dear listener. After all, Blue Mountain is the legend’s first full album of original material in three decades. Still, we didn’t get enough. And so […]
New Tracks – 9/20
It’s hard to believe that a road dog like Bob Weir hasn’t put out an album of completely original work for over 30 years – but thus is the nature of being a road dog like Bob Weir. Until now. Fresh off the road with Dead & Company, Weir is embarking on a new solo adventure. The […]
Vinally, it’s Friday!
With one exception, we’re sticking to the early 1970s this week for our Vinally Friday showcase. Last week Alanya featured Jerry Garcia’s first solo album; this week Craig will spin Grateful Dead bandmate Bob Weir’s first solo effort, Ace. Released in 1972, Ace is essentially a Dead recording in everything but name, and most of its […]