On Tour

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Jake Bundrick with Mayday Parade

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by Willie Rose
Jan 30, 2019

Scott Quintana
 with Kacey Musgraves

“Less is more” for the tasteful Nashville touring and session pro, as he accompanies a chart-topping modern country music star around the world.

Story by Willie Rose | Photo by Catherine Powell
Dec 27, 2018

Pat McGee with Stars

On the road, the drummer melds acoustic and electronic elements to propel the indie veterans’ infectious tunes.

by Willie Rose
Nov 30, 2018

Scott Seiver with Tenacious D

Tracing the path that the prolific drummer, composer, and producer paved on his way to playing with the hilarious and hard-rocking act.

Article by Willie Rose | Photo by Rosalie Sage
Oct 30, 2018

Jason Bowld with Bullet for My Valentine

The British rock and session veteran joins the seasoned heavy-metal aces on their defining new album and supporting worldwide trek.

Article by Ben Meyer | Photo by Ryan Chang
Sep 28, 2018

Conrad Choucroun with White Denim

The longtime Austin drumming workhorse reflects back on touring and recording with the stylistically diverse rock band.

Story by Willie Rose | Photo by Steve Terebecki
Aug 29, 2018

Donavan Hepburn with Jeff Lynne’s ELO

Fresh as ever, the English orchestral rock giant takes to the road while powered faithfully by the man behind the skins.

by Patrick Berkery
Jul 31, 2018

Andy Stack with Wye Oak

On stage with the powerful indie-rock duo, the drummer and musical alchemist does no less than manipulate space and sound in real time.

Story by Ilya Stemkovsky | Photo by P.J. Sykes
Jun 27, 2018

Adam Levin with X Ambassadors

The group’s founding drummer embraces hybrid roles in the studio and on the road with the alternative pop/rock stars.

Article by Willie Rose | Photo by Graham Fielder
May 30, 2018

Diego Arcaute with Juana Molina

Whether playing odd-time indie electronica, contemporary pop, or folkloric acoustic music, the Argentinian drummer brings a seasoned sensitivity and open mind to the studio and the stage.

Article by Adam Budofsky | Photo by Mariko Miura
Apr 25, 2018

Rod Morgenstein with the Dixie Dregs

The prog-rock flag bearers reunite their classic 1970s Free Fall lineup for a spring U.S. tour.

Article by Ben Meyer | Photo by J. Mimma Photography
Mar 28, 2018

Karl Brazil With James Blunt

The U.K. touring and studio vet flawlessly supports the pop singer-songwriter’s flowing and dynamic set with ease on an international arena tour.

Article by Willie Rose | Photo by David Phillips
Feb 28, 2018

Marty Beller With They Might Be Giants

The drummer and composer stokes an already roaring blaze underneath a raucous group’s latest worldwide trek.

Article by Willie Rose | Photo by Erik Rosengarten
Jan 31, 2018

Elizabeth Goodfellow With Iron & Wine

The drummer, percussionist, and vocalist invigorates a seasoned indie artist’s new album and extensive back catalog.

by Willie Rose
Dec 28, 2017