Aquarium Rescue Unit (Ft. Oteil, Herring, Col. Bruce) Performs First Concert Since 2013

Reunited for the first time since 2011, Col. Bruce Hampton, Oteil Burbridge, Jimmy Herring, Jeff Sipe, and Matt Slocum joined forces at the Ram’s Head Live venue for a set as the Aquarium Rescue Unit. The famed band, which helped launch the H.O.R.D.E. Festival and the careers of bands like Phish and Widespread Panic, delivered a memorable set that even included some guest work from John McLaughlin. (more…)

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Col. Bruce Hampton and The Aquarium Rescue Unit @ Rams Head Live (Baltimore, MD)

Aquarium Rescue Unit’s musical roots run as deep as a one hundred year old magnolia tree. The signature blend of Southern rock, blues, jazz and funk the band has been crafting since the early 1990s has always breathed limitless potential and today, more so than ever, the music holds true over time. ARU paved their own musical legacy organically and the band’s take on so many sacred genres has always produced the most intriguing results. Aquarium Rescue Unit especially shined on the H.O.R.D.E tour in the summer of 1992, working with other adept artists such as the Spin Doctors, Béla Fleck & The Flecktones, Widespread Panic, Blues Traveler and Phish. (more…)

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