Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Disco Biscuits shine into “The Great Abyss”

By John Shaver

February 23, 2010

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

The Disco Biscuits lifted everyone in the Calvin Theatre out of their seats with another energetic set this past Saturday night. The crowd was greeted on King Street in Northampton with flashing lights and dozens of the boys in blue. The l...

Disco Biscuits roll into town

By John Shaver

February 18, 2010

Filed under Music

Northampton is ready for another wild night as the Disco Biscuits roll into the Calvin Theatre on Saturday evening. The valley will cap off a mind-blowing weekend with the jam inspired trace-fusion Philadelphia-based band. Their epic two...

Bringing out the ‘Dead’

By John Shaver

November 24, 2009

Filed under Music

Northampton was alive Friday night as renowned cover band Dark Star Orchestra brought the Grateful Dead back to western Massachusetts. With the Donna Jean Godchaux Band and Jeff Mattson as their opener, the night was filled with sounds of music flashbacks. Donna Jean appeared on stage and pl...

Raising the Dead: Dark Star Orchestra to play the Calvin

By John Shaver

November 19, 2009

Filed under Music

The spirit of the Dead will rise tonight at the Calvin Theatre. The world-renowned Dark Star Orchestra (DSO) will bring the Grateful Dead back to Northampton tonight. They have been touring with the legendary Donna Jean Godchaux,...