The Disco Biscuits in Concert

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Band Members

  • Jon "The Barber" Gutwillig: guitar, vocals
  • Marc Brownstein: bass
  • Allen Aucoin: drums
  • Aron Magner: keyboards
The Disco Biscuits.

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Set List

"Cyclone"

"Highwire"

"I Remember When"

"Boom Shanker"

"Caterpillar"

"World Is Spinning"

The Disco Biscuits' members met on the University of Pennsylvania campus in 1995 and quickly began playing frat parties and Philadelphia clubs. Not long after the release of Encephalous Crime in 1996, the group began touring with the likes of The Black Crowes, Jerry Garcia Band and Morphine, quickly asserting itself as a top touring jam band. The Disco Biscuits' members performed a concert from WXPN and TLA in Philadelphia on Dec. 29.

The Disco Biscuits' members call their sound "trance-fusion" — a mixture of jam-band and electronic music with bits of Frank Zappa, rock, techno, jazz, soul, blues and classical. It's no surprise that the band writes its music for live shows and then records it, instead of the other way around. Armed with a new drummer in Allen Aucoin, as well as a new double-disc live album (The Wind at Four to Fly), the group sounds re-energized and poised to tour constantly well into the new year.

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