Festivals

The Black Moods: We're Trying to Get a Grip on the Business Side

When opportunity knocks, local rock and rollers The Black Moods are usually the first ones to answer. On Saturday, December 14, at the True Music Festival, the Black Moods will be part of a group of artists ranging from the psychedelic sound of the Flaming Lips all the way to Wiz Khalifa.

TMF founder Jarid Dietrich has said that one of his favorite moments in bringing his dream festival to life was being able to call singer/guitarist Josh Kennedy, bassist Ryan Prier and drummer Danny "Chico" Diaz and personally invite them to be part of the event.

Prior to their opening set at True Music Festival, Up on the Sun spoke with Kennedy about the opportunities that the True Music Festival provides for them and their city, their new album, and what's next for the Black Moods.

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