ALO in ‘Alaska’
On the final day of the North Beach Jazz Festival, a free outdoor daytime show in San Francisco’s Washington Square Park, ALO’s Dan Lebowitz a set under his nickname, ‘LEBO.’ Playing many ALO tunes as well as new originals, Lebowitz invited local keyboard extraordinaire Jordan Feinstein onstage for a rollicking version of ‘Sneakin’ a Peak.’ Shortly after, Lebowitz joined fellow performers New Monsoon on their tune ‘Alaska. The North Beach Jazz Festival is produced by none other than the scene’s very own DJ Motion Potion, a longtime Bay Area and festival-circuit staple.
Lebowitz and his ALO bandmates will play in a variety of bands at Darrington, WAs Flowmotion’s Summer Meltdown from August 8-10. On August 8, bassist Steve Adams will join Tea Leaf Green and, on August 9, hell play in the band ALO drummer Dave Brogan has put together to support his new solo project. Then, on August 10, the three members of ALO will play together as part of the Everyone Orchestra.
Brogan will lead a rotating cast of musicians through his new batch of songs at Santa Cruz, CAs Moe’s Alley on August 13 and San Franciscos Cafe du Nord on August 14. As for ALO, the groups next performance is at another San Franciscan landmark — Golden Gate Park — as part of the Outside Lands Music Festival on August 24. Reporting by Benjy Eisen