Spafford are known for their astonishing improvisational ability and off-the-cuff extended jams, Spafford paints a picture in real-time each night with a musical palette known only to each other. It’s a private language comprised of both their talent as musicians as well as their formidable catalog of influences, spanning 90’s alt-rock radio hits to Steely Dan and The Crystal Method. Each Spafford show is a sonic pilgrimage, the journey of a team of musicians so in tune with each other that a single note communicates intent and purpose. Spafford is amongst the most creative and hard-traveling bands on the contemporary jam scene, performing countless sold-out headline dates along with high profile festival sets at Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Firefly Music Festival, and many others.
Moving Matter is an Austin-based jam band, notorious for their graceful improvisation. Having played together for 20 years, the band weaves in and out of musical conversations effortlessly. Moving Matter has shared the stage with such artists as Little Feat, STS9, The Disco Biscuits, Derek Trucks, Victor Wooten, Thievery Corporation & The Roots. They have rocked the hallowed stages of Antone’s & Stubb’s in Austin, The Fox and Boulder Theater in Colorado, and the Granada Theater in Dallas. They’ve toured the country and played festivals such as Wakarusa and Camp Bisco. They continue to push the musical boundary of jamming.