FESTIVALS & ARCHIVES

2011

TheRFW Sessions

EVEREST Performance and Interview Session

Matt Costa Performance and Interview Session

2010

TheRFW Sessions

The Satin Peaches | TheRFW Sessions

Cold Men Young | TheRFW Sessions

The Thermals | TheRFW Sessions

The Extraordinaires | TheRFW Sessions

Madis One | TheRFW Sessions

A.M. Architect | TheRFW Sessions


Bear Creek Music Festival | FL

2010 Bear Creek Music Festival Photos | Contributing Photographer : Andrew “Dirty Santa” Wyatt

NORTH COAST MUSIC FESTIVAL | Chicago, IL

De La Soul | North Coast Music Festival | Chicago, IL | Video Production : Raymond Grubb

LOLLAPALOOZA | Chicago, IL

DIRTY PROJECTORS | LOLLAOALOOZA PreParty 2010 | Congress Theater | Video Production : Raymond Grubb ; Audio Engineer : James Linck

DIRTY PROJECTORS Pt. 2 | LOLLAOALOOZA PreParty 2010 | Congress Theater | Video Production : Raymond Grubb ; Audio Engineer : James Linck

CAMP EUFORIA | Iowa City, IA (v,a,p)

Camp Euforia 2010 | featuring EOTO ; Euforquestra | Contributing Writer : Griffen Harris ; Contributing Photographer : Carrie Guenther ; Video Production : Elliott Beenk & Joe Bookman

CAMP BISCO 9 | Mariaville, NY (v)

BASSNECTAR | Camp Bisco 9 | Mariaville, NY | Editing, Production, Color: Raymond Grubb ; Cameras: Michael Dedenbach, Raymond Grubb; Audio: James Linck

Big Gigantic | Camp Bisco 9 | Video Production : Michael Dedenbach, James Linck & Raymond Grubb

SUMMER CAMP Music Festival | Chillicothe, IL (v)

RFWtv SUMMERCAMP 2010 Intro | Summer Camp Music Festival 2010 | RFWtv (v)

moe. | Summer Camp Music Festival | Video Production : Raymond Grubb

The Macpodz | Summer Camp Music Festival 2010 | RFWtv (v)

G. LOVE | Summer Camp Music Festival 2010 | RFWtv (v)

PRETTY LIGHTS| Summer Camp Music Festival 2010 | RFWtv (v)

BASSNECTAR | Summer Camp Music Festival 2010 | RFWtv (v)

2009

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The jazz Band Nomo live from their hometown venue Blind Pig in Ann Arbor, down the street where the band first began as music students at University of Michigan.
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An exclusive interview and performance from Atlantic Records recording artist Serena Ryder.
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Hoxeyville Music Festival | Manistee National Forest, MI (v)

GALACTIC | Hoxeyville Music Festival 2009 | RFWtv (v)

Buddy Guy | Hoxeyville Music Festival 2009  | RFWtv (v)

EOTO | Hoxeyville Music Festival 2009 | RFWtv (v)

Hot Buttered Rum | Hoxeyville Music Festival 2009 | RFWtv (v)

Chicago Bluegrass and Blues Festival | Chicago, IL (v)

Dr. Dog | RFWtv | Festival Archive – 2009 Chicago Bluegrass and Blues Festival (v) | Chicago, IL

VANS WARPED TOUR | New Jersey – (v)

Kevin Lyman (interview) – VANS WARPED TOUR – New Jersey (v)

Alexisonfire (interview) – VANS WARPED TOUR – New Jersey (v)

ROTHBURY Music Festival – (v)

Part I (1/2) | Part I (2/2) | Part II

Rothbury 2009 | RFWtv Festival Archives Video| Part 1 (1/2) | featuring Brett Dennen (songs/interview), Les Claypool, The Black Crowes – Rothbury, MI (v)

Rothbury 2009 | RFWtv Festival Archives Video | Part 1 (2/2) | featuring SOULIVE, String Cheese Incident, Pretty Lights (songs/interview) – Rothbury, MI (v)

Rothbury 2009 | RFWtv Festival Archives Video | Part 2 | featuring The DEAD, Toubab Krewe (songs/interview), Hill Country Revue (songs/interview), Matisyahu, Martin Sexton, The Macpodz – Rothbury, MI (v)

Wakarusa Music Festival – (v)

Klean Kanteen – Wakarusa Music Festival – Ozark, AR – (v)

Edge of Imagination Station Interview (w/ Johnny Villarreal, Creator) – Wakarusa Music Festival – Ozark, AR – (v)

DAY 1 – Edge of Imagination Station – Wakarusa Music Festival – Ozark, AR – (v)

DAY 2 – Edge of Imagination Station – Wakarusa Music Festival – Ozark, AR – (v)

DAY 3 – Edge of Imagination Station – Wakarusa Music Festival – Ozark, AR – (v)

DAY 4 – Edge of Imagination Station – Wakarusa Music Festival – Ozark, AR – (v)

Summer Camp Music Festival – (v)

Part I | Part II

GIRL TALK – Summer Camp Music Festival – Chillicothe, IL – (v)

PANGEA – Summer Camp Music Festival – Chillicothe, IL – (v)

LOTUS – Summer Camp Music Festival – Chillicothe, IL – (v)

GOMEZ – Summer Camp Music Festival – Chillicothe, IL – (v)

Moe. – Summer Camp Music Festival – Chillicothe, IL – (v)

Umphrey’s McGee - Summer Camp Music Festival – Chillicothe, IL – (v)

Willie Nelson - Summer Camp Music Festival – Chillicothe, IL – (v)

MoKan Music Festival – Urich, MO – (v)

56 Hope Road – MoKan Music Festival – Urich, MO – (v)

Dirtfoot – MoKan Music Festival – Urich, MO – (v)

Hundred Hand String Band – MoKan Music Festival – Urich, MO – (v)

Robots vs Dinosaurs – MoKan Music Festival – Urich, MO – (v)

Darrell Lea – MoKan Music Festival – Urich, MO – (v)

2008

Everclear – Belle Isle Race Track, Detroit, MI – (v)

The Airborne Toxic Event – St. Andrews, Detroit, MI – (v)

The Electric Touch – St. Andrews, MI – (v)

Jonny Lives! | Jonny Dubowsky – (v)

Honokaa, HI

Kona Town, HI

PART I of a 2 part exclusive interview with THE BRAKES
Part 2 of THE BRAKES interview with TheRFW.com
Recently signed to the Atlantic recording label, TALLY HALL is one sure fire band on the rise With an infectious sequence of harmonies blended over pop melodies, their debut album Marvin’s Marvelous Mechanical Museum has gained them an ever growing fan base and tour schedule.
March 03, 2008 | http://therfw.com/2009/03/matt-costa-part-2-rfwtv/
One month after the release of Unfamiliar Faces, Matt Costa made a stop in Ann Arbor, MI at the Blind Pig on February 25, 2008. RFWtv caught up with this Spotlight Artist again, continuing our coverage of Matt Costa on tour in 2008. We sat down with manager Chris to talk recent theft, accident and forthcoming tour plans in light of recent events.
One month after the release of Unfamiliar Faces, Matt Costa made a stop in Ann Arbor, MI at the Blind Pig on February 25, 2008. RFWtv caught up with this Spotlight Artist again, continuing our coverage of Matt Costa on tour in 2008. We sat down with manager Chris to talk recent theft, accident and forthcoming tour plans in light of recent events.

Langerado Music Festival – Big Cypress Indian Reservation, FL – (v)

Day 1 | Festival Review

The New Master Sounds – Langerado Music Festival, Big Cypress Indian Reservation, FL – (v)

Brett Dennen – Langerado Music Festival, Big Cypress Indian Reservation, FL – (v)

311- Langerado Music Festival, Big Cypress Indian Reservation, FL – (v)

Matisyahu – Langerado Music Festival, Big Cypress Indian Reservation, FL – (v)

REM -Langerado Music Festival, Big Cypress Indian Reservation, FL (v)

Sierra Leone Refugee All Starts – Langerado Music Festival, Big Cypress Indian Reservation, FL – (v)

Backyard Tire Fire – Langerado Music Festival, Big Cypress – (v)

The Dynamites featuring Charles Walker – Langerado Music Festival, Big Cypress Indian Reservation, FL – (v)

Blind Melon – Langerado Music Festival, Big Cypress Indian Reservation, FL – (v)

Summer Camp Music Festival – Chillicothe, IL – (a,v)

Part 1 | Part 2

Avett Brothers – Summer Camp Music Festival, Chillicothe, IL – (v)

Blind Melon – Summer Camp Music Festival, Chillicothe, IL – (v)

Family Groove Company – Summer Camp Music Festival, Chillicothe, IL – (v)

Umprey’s McGee – Summer Camp Music Festival, Chillicothe, IL – (v)

Moe. – Summer Camp Music Festival, Chillicothe, IL – (v)

Wakarusa Music Festival – Lawrence, KS – (v)

Part 1 | Part 2

Tilly and the Wall – Wakarusa Music Festival, Lawrence KS – (v)

Mates of State – Wakarusa Music Festival, Lawrence KS – (v)

Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad – Wakarusa Music Festival, Lawrence KS – (v)

Ivan Neville’s Dumpsta Funk – Wakarusa Music Festival, Lawrence KS – (v)

Tea Leaf Green – Wakarusa Music Festival, Lawrence KS – (v)

State Radio – Wakarusa Music Festival, Lawrence KS – (v)

Randy Crouch – Wakarusa Music Festival, Lawrence KS – (v)

Leftover Salmon – Wakarusa Music Festival, Lawrence KS – (v)

Flaming Lips – Wakarusa Music Festival, Lawrence KS – (v)

Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival – Manchester, TN

The Lee Boys – Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN – (v)

Zach Gill – Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN – (v)

Jack Johnson – Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN – (v)

What Made Milwaukee Famous – Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN – (v)

Abigail Washburn & The Sparrow Quartet – Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN – (v)

Steel Train – Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN – (v)

Don Dilego – Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN – (v)

Rotary Downs – Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN – (v)

Camp Bisco – Mariaville, New York

Tea Leaf Green – Camp Bisco, Mariaville, NY – (v)

Disco Biscuits – Camp Bisco, Mariaville, NY – (v)

U-Melt – Camp Bisco, Mariaville, NY – (v)

Future Rock – Camp Bisco, Mariaville, NY – (v)

The Juice – Camp Bisco, Mariaville, NY – (v)

Fiction Plane – Camp Bisco, Mariaville, NY – (v)

Amp Live – Camp Bisco, Mariaville, NY – (v)

The Chameleon Project – Camp Bisco, Mariaville, NY – (v)

Lotus – Camp Bisco, Mariaville, NY – (v)


Dunegrass Music Festival – Empire, MI

Abigail Washburn & the Sparrow Quartet – Dunegrass Music Festival, Empire, MI – (v)

Del McCoury – Dunegrass Music Festival, Empire, MI – (v)

The Ragbirds – Dunegrass Music Festival, Empire, MI – (v)

Backyard Tire Fire – Dunegrass Music Festival, Empire, MI – (v)

Punch Brother – Dunegrass Music Festival, Empire, MI – (v)


Trinumeral – Ashville, North Carolina

Lotus – Trinumeral Festival – Ashville, North Carolina – (v)

Mahavishnu Project – Trinumeral Festival – Ashville, North Carolina – (v)

The GZA – Trinumeral Festival – Ashville, North Carolina – (v)

SeepeopleS – Trinumeral Festival – Ashville, North Carolina – (v)

Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band – Trinumeral Festival – Ashville, North Carolina – (v)

Strut – Trinumeral Festival – Ashville, North Carolina – (v)

Arts, Beats & Eats – Pontiac, MI

Blues Travelers – Arts, Beats & Eats, Pontiac, MI – (v)

Rusted Root – Arts, Beats & Eats, Pontiac, MI – (v)


Hallowbaloo Music & Arts Festival – Honolulu, HI

Papa Mali – Hallowbaloo Music & Arts Festival, Honolulu, HI – (v)

Brett Dennen – Hallowbaloo Music & Arts Festival, Honolulu, HI – (v)

Bill Kreutzman – Hallowbaloo Music & Arts Festival, Honolulu, HI – (v)

2007

MATT COSTA Part I
In 2007, a month prior to his 08 sophomore release, Unfamiliar Faces, Roving Festival Writer (RFWtv) caught up with Matt Costa to talk about his forthcoming album, the recording process and tour schedule.

2006

October 06, 2006 | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XD91BljnyGo
This is the pilot episode for Roving Festival Writer. Using snips and bits from our previous featured artists, this 6 min. video is a promotional film used for online distribution. …so distribute and share! For further information, visit TheRFW.com. Video created by Rashon A. Massey & Benjamin J. Landsman.
October 06, 2006 | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDEsRotKvWo
A trio of musicians from Hawaii, Pepper blends genre’s including reggae, dub, ska and punk. Over the years, stamping their signature sound with flairs of hip-hop, Pepper has been compared to music greats like Sublime and 311. Roving Festival Writer had a chance to sit down with Pepper to talk about their musical influences, upcoming album (“No Shame”- out in stores October 03, 2006) and future touring. For more information on this artist, visit TheRFW.com . Video created by Rashon A. Massey & Benjamin J. Landsman.
August 14, 2006 | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNUCtNkJwio
A musical joint effort that consists of Jack White, formerly of the White Stripes, Detroit’s Brendan Benson and Jack Lawrence and Patrick Keeler of the Greenhornes, The Raconteurs are truely a modern rock sound of the new age. For more information on this featured artist, please visit Roving Festival Writer TheRFW.blogspot.com or TheRFW.com . Video created by Rashon A. Massey & Benjamin J. Landsman.
Reunited after a chance meeting in NYC, these former high school friends revive modern jazz and jam stylings as the Benevento Russo Duo. Touring with former Phish members Trey Anastasio and Mike Gordon, these boys are proud additions to the featured artist at Roving Festival Writer. TheRFW.com . Video created by Rashon A. Massey & Benjamin J. Landsman.
A promotional video from Brushfire Records recording artist, featured by Roving Festival Writer (TheRFW.com). See more of this artist at TheRFW.com . Video created by Rashon A. Massey & Benjamin J. Landsman.

A trio established in 2003, these featured musicians are the future of bluegrass in the Americana music scene. FOOTAGE TAKEN BY REBECCA SNYDER. MORE AT TheRFW.com . Video created by Rashon A. Massey.

Common Grounds Music Festival – Detroit, MI – (v)

DAY1 | Day2

Keb Mo – Common Grounds Music Festival – Detroit, MI – (v)

Bonnie Raitt – Common Grounds Music Festival – Detroit, MI – (v)