By Brian F. Johnson
From?: Four Mile Canyon
Josh Applebaum (bass), Scott Hachey (guitar) George Bailie Hosfield (guitar/violin), Chris Franklin (drums), Hunter Welles (mandolin/keyboards)
Myspace Categorization?: Jam band
We’re not saying they are these guys, but they kind of sound like: Lotus, STS9
What’s their deal?: The Magic Beans is a troupe of musicians that got jarred up in Four Mile Canyon, Colorado and created a bond that allows for spontaneous improvisation and music greater than the sum of its parts. The Beans’ style is all emcompassing, including sounds of rock, bluegrass, electronica and several genres in between.
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O.K. When?: Fox Theatre, June 18, supporting Springdale Quartet.