Category: Bluegrass

Railroad Earth at Red Rocks 2017 with Leftover Salmon and Keller & The Keels

Railroad Earth - Red Rocks 2017

From Railroad Earth

“We’re excited to announce that we’re headed back to COLORADO this summer to play at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre with our good friends Leftover Salmon and Keller & The Keels, followed by an evening with Railroad Earth at the Boulder Theater.”

“Pre-Sale tickets are available NOW! We’re offering a limited amount of SUPER VIP and VIP packages this year. General On-Sale starts Friday 1/27 at 10am MST.”

SUPER VIP packages include:
-Access to RRE soundcheck at Red Rocks
-VIP cocktail hour with the band
-Early entry to Red Rocks
-Signed Limited Edition poster
-Exclusive commemorative merch
-One (1) official laminate
-One (1) MP3 digital download of the show

VIP Packages include:
-Admission to Red Rocks
-Access to VIP section at Red Rocks
-Signed Limited Edition poster

Websites & Links: RailroadEarth.com | Facebook | YouTube | LiveRailroadEarth.com


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16th Annual Northwest String Summit 2017 with Yonder Mountain, Greensky Bluegrass & More

Northwest String Summit 2017
The 16th Northwest String Summit 2017 returns to Horning’s Hideout in North Plains, Oregon. This year the festival will be held July 13th-16th and tickets are on sale now.


Northwest String Summit 2017 Lineup: Yonder Mountain String Band (3 sets), Blitzen Trapper, Dead Man Winter, Del McCoury Band, Elephant Revival (2 sets), Fuition (2 sets), Greensky Bluegrass (2 sets), JJ Grey and Mofro, Rumpke Mountain Boys, Travelin’ McCourys, Turkauz & More.

Websites & Links: StringSummit.com | Facebook


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String Cheese Incident NYE 2016 Run with Big Gigantic and The Floozies

String Cheese Incident - NYE 2016

From StringCheeseIncident.com

“NYE in Colorado just got a whole lot bigger! We’re stoked to announce that our good friends Big Gigantic will be joining us for a special “Big Gigantic Incident” on Thursday 12/29, and electro-funk duo The Floozies will keep the party going on Friday 12/30! We’ll close it out in style on Saturday 12/31 with three sets of pure Cheesy goodness! If you’ve celebrated New Year’s with us before, you know you can’t miss this! Tickets are available NOW via SCI Ticketing, including a limited amount of 3-day passes.

Ultimate Incident VIP Tickets & Lodging Packages are also available! Enjoy a 2, 3 or 4 night stay at the luxurious Westin Westminster just minutes from the venue, plus VIP seating, a private acoustic set from SCI and so much more!”


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Railroad Earth NYE 2016 Run in Portland, OR

Railroad Earth - NYE 2016

From Railroad Earth

“Get ready Portland, OR! We’re headed your way this December, playing THREE nights at Revolution Hall on Dec. 29th, 30th, and on New Years Eve playing 2 full sets. Fan Club tickets are on sale!”

3 Day VIP packages are available for the New Years run.

  • Tickets to all 3 nights at Revolution Hall
  • Meet & Greet with the Band (on 12/30)
  • Early entry into the venue (on 12/30)
  • Soundcheck Viewing (on 12/30)

Websites & Links: RailroadEarth.com | Facebook | YouTube | LiveRailroadEarth.com


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Suwannee Roots Revival 2016 with Leftover Salmon, Sam Bush, The Wood Brothers & More

Suwannee Roots Revival 2016

From Suwannee Roots Revival

Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park has announced the final lineup of artists for the inaugural Suwannee Roots Revival taking place October 13-16, 2016 at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) in Live Oak, FL. Joining the lineup are The Honeycutters, Shook Twins, Arvid Smith, The Fried Turkeys, The Dunehoppers, Gumbo Limbo Cajun Band, comedian and magician Jeff Bradley, Tania & Magic Moon Traveling Circus and Suwannee Spirit Kids Music Camp.

These artists and others join Leftover Salmon (Fri/Sat), The Wood Brothers (Fri), Sam Bush (Sat), Donna The Buffalo (Sat/Sun), Peter Rowan (Sat/Sun) and many more talented and amazing artists near and dear to the Spirit of the Suwannee family.

This old school, family friendly event includes camping, disc golf, and campground pickin’ stages at Slopryland hosted by Sloppy Joe and at Bill Monroe Shrine hosted by Quartermoon. There will be performance workshops by artists Peter Rowan, Verlon Thompson, Jim Lauderdale, Jeff Mosier and others! There will also be hands on workshops with instruction provided by festival artists and daily yoga with Rhonda Bell.


Suwannee Roots Revival 2016 Lineup:
Leftover Salmon
Sam Bush
The Wood Brothers
Donna The Buffalo
Peter Rowan Band
Blueground Undergrass
Jim Lauderdale
Verlon Thompson
The HillBenders “Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry”
Col Bruce & Madrid Express
Town Mountain
The Mike + Ruthy Band
Jon Stickley Trio
The Honeycutters
Shook Twins
Sauce Boss
Dread Clampitt
Nikki Talley
Grass Is Dead
Grandpa’s Cough Medicine
Ralph Roddenbery & Donna Hopkins
Walter Parks & Lee Hunter
SYZYGY
Quartermoon
Sloppy Joe
The Applebutter Express
The New 76ers
Acoustic Messengers
Belle & the Band
Big Cosmo
Habanero Honeys
The Fried Turkeys
Arvid Smith
Gumbo Limbo Cajun Band
The Dunehoppers
Jeff Bradley
Tania & Magic Moon Traveling Circus
Suwannee Spirit Kids Music Camp


A special Permaculture Action Day of gardening and workshops will be held on Thursday, October 13, 2016. Festival attendees, who sign up in advance, will come together for hands-on projects in permaculture, rainwater harvesting, and assembling recycling stations.

The Dance Tent Stage will be located in the meadow providing a shaded space designed for movement. There will be a dance floor with Contra and Square Dances led by The Dunehoppers with instruction at the beginning of each set. Many of your favorite bands will be performing there including Donna the Buffalo, Blueground Undergrass, and The Mike + Ruthy Band.

The Kids Tent will be the place to be for the young and young at heart as Tania & Magic Moon Traveling Circus host a variety of musical and fun activities. There will also be a kids stage for performances featuring special presentations by Suwannee Spirit Kids Music Camp.

Suwannee Roots Revival is also excited to unveil beautiful poster art for 2016 by Marci Davis, longstanding friend of the Suwannee music scene. Stay tuned for an additional art poster by Bean Spence. Signed posters will be available for sale at Festival Merch.

Set in the midst of 800 acres of Spanish moss draped oak and cypress trees along the Suwannee River, the venue is a playground for endless activities such as swimming, canoeing, kayaking, disc golf and biking. The Park also offers guest comforts including a general store, full-service restaurant, free showers, indoor bathrooms, and water stations. Upgraded camping is currently on sale and reservations may be made by calling the Park office at (386) 364-1683.

SOSMP is located between Jacksonville, Florida & Tallahassee, Florida about 30 minutes south of the Georgia State line, about 45 minutes north of Gainesville and is host to a variety of events. Please visit the Park’s web site at www.musicliveshere.com for further information.

Currently, Advance Tickets are on sale now for $155 for a 4-day Weekend Pass (all taxes, fees and primitive camping included). This price is good until September 20th.

Websites & Links: SuwanneeRootsRevival.com | Facebook


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ROMP 2016 with Old Crow Medicine Show, Del McCoury Band & More

ROMP 2016

The International Bluegrass Music Museum presents ROMP Fest 2016. The festival will be held June 22nd-25th in Owensboro, KY. Tickets are on sale now.

ROMP 2016 Lineup: Old Crow Medicine Show, Sam Bush Band, Steep Canyon Rangers, The Del McCoury Band, The Infamous Stringdusters, The Travelin’ McCoury’s, Town Mountain, and many more.

Websites & Links: RompFest.com | Facebook


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Northwest String Summit 2016 with Yonder Mountain, Greensky Bluegrass, Railroad Earth & More

Northwest String Summit 2016

The 15th Annual Northwest String Summit 2016 returns to Horning’s Hideout July 14th-17th. Tickets are on sale now!

2016 Lineup: Yonder Mountain String Band (3 Nights), Fruition (2x), Greensky Bluegrass (2x), Keller Williams Grateful Gospel with Stu Allen, Larry Keel, Leftover Salmon (2x), Railroad Earth, Steep Canyon Rangers , The Infamous Stringdusters (2x), and Many More.

Websites & Links: StringSummit.com | Facebook


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String Cheese Incident Summer Tour 2016 Incidents

String Cheese Incident - Summer Tour 2016

From The String Cheese Incident

“The String Cheese Incident is thrilled to reveal their full 2016 summer tour schedule, featuring 20+ shows coast to coast! After headlining Electric Forest, SCI will celebrate 4th of July weekend with “Independence Incidents” in Asheville, NC and Atlanta, GA, followed by dates in Cooperstown, NY, Columbia, MD and Portsmouth, VA. SCI will then return to Red Rocks in July for a three night stand at the famed venue in Morrison, CO, before heading to the Northwest with stops in Missoula, MT, Redmond, WA, and Eugene, OR. The band will then head back to the East Coast for an appearance at The Peach Music Festival in Scranton, PA before closing the tour with two nights at the newly reopened Kings Theatre in Brooklyn, NY.

Tickets for Red Rocks and Peach Festival are currently on sale HERE. All other shows (except Merriweather) will go on sale Wed, March 9th at 11am MST via SCI Ticketing followed by a public on sale on Fri, March 11th via venue outlets. July 9 at Merriweather Post Pavilion will go on sale Wed, March 16th.”

String Cheese Incident Summer Tour 2016 Dates
June 24-26 – Electric Forest – Rothbury, MI
July 1 & 2 – ExploreAsheville.com Arena – Asheville, NC
July 3 & 4 – Chastain Park – Atlanta, GA
July 8 – Brewery Ommegang – Cooperstown, NY w/ Twiddle
July 9 – Merriweather Post Pavillon – Columbia, MD
July 10 – Portsmouth Pavilion – Portsmouth, VA w/ Yonder Mountain String Band
July 15 – Red Rocks Amphitheatre – Morrison, CO w/ TAUK
July 16 – Red Rocks Amphitheatre – Morrison, CO w/ Kamasi Washington
July 17 – Red Rocks Amphitheatre – Morrison, CO w/ Hot Rize
July 20 & 21 – Big Sky Brewing Co. – Missoula, MT
July 22 – Marymoor Amphitheatre – Redmond, WA
July 23 & 24 – Cuthbert Amphitheatre – Eugene, OR
Aug 12 – Peach Music Festival – Scranton, PA
Aug 13 & 14 – Kings Theatre – Brooklyn, NY


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String Cheese Incident “Rhythm of the Road: Volume 2, Live In Las Vegas” Available [10.9.15]

String Cheese Incident - Rhythm of the Road: Vol. 2

From StringCheeseIncident.com
“The String Cheese Incident is thrilled to announce the release of Rhythm of the Road: Volume 2, Live In Las Vegas – the second installment of SCI’s live archival series that highlights the band’s most celebrated concerts with re-mastered limited edition releases!

Live in Las Vegas features the best moments from SCI’s two night run at The Aladdin Theatre in Las Vegas in July of 2001. This 3-disc set includes fan favorites such as “San Jose” and “Howard”, as well as rare bust-outs like “SKAT” and more. The audio has been completely re-mixed and re-mastered, creating a listening experience that all fans are sure to enjoy!

To celebrate the release of Rhythm of the Road: Volume 2, SCI Fidelity Records is pleased to announce the Live In Las Vegas Pre-Order Contest. Beginning on September 8th, everyone who pre-orders the album through the official SCI online store will automatically be entered to win the following prizes:

  • One (1) grand prize winner will win a pair of tickets to all three SCI NYE shows in Colorado, free MP3 downloads (via LiveCheese.com) of every SCI show ever played in Sin City and the official Aladdin Theater show poster from 2001, signed by the band
  • Five (5) first prize winners will receive free MP3 downloads (via LiveCheese.com) of every SCI show ever played in Sin City, as well as the official Aladdin Theater show poster from 2001, signed by the band
  • Ten (10) second prize winners will receive free MP3 downloads (via LiveCheese.com) of every SCI show ever played in Sin City

In addition, 100 people who pre-order will be randomly selected to receive a signed copy of Live In Vegas! The album will be available in-stores and online beginning October 9th, 2015.”

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Streaming ~ ‘On The Road’ String Cheese Incident’s 2015 Summer Tour Tracks

Selections from The String Cheese Incident’s 2015 Summer Tour – every show is available for purchase at LiveCheese.com.

Track List
“Miss Brown’s Teahouse” – 6/26/15 – Rothbury, MI
“MLT” – 7/03/15 – Quincy, CA
“Way That It Goes” – 6/28/15 – Rothbury, MI
“Until The Music’s Over” – 7/03/15 – Quincy, CA
“Howard” – 6/28/15 – Rothbury, MI

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Town Mountain 2015 Summer Tour

Town Mountain - 2015 Tour

From Town Mountain
“Town Mountain continues their Summer Tour 2015, traveling from coast to coast. The award-winning Asheville-based group is excited to debut at Yonder Mountain’s Northwest String Summit in Oregon where Bobby Britt will also be teaching a fiddle workshop with Darol Anger and Alex Hargraves. Other tour highlights include a performance at Steep Canyon Ranger’s Mountain Song Festival in Brevard, NC and the honor debuting their music at this year’s Americana Music Association Festival and Conference in Nashville.

Town Mountain’s hard drivin’ bluegrass sound, tight harmonies, and stellar in-house songwriting have become the band’s trademark. They light up the stage with their honky tonk edge and barroom swagger, featuring a Jimmy Martin-style bounce and confidence that is countered at times by a laid-back John Hartford-esque groove. Town Mountain includes Robert Greer on vocals and guitar, Jesse Langlais on banjo and vocals, Bobby Britt on fiddle, Phil Barker on mandolin and vocals, and Adam Chaffins on bass.

Town Mountain is heading into the studio for an impromptu recording session during the summer of 2015. For this impromptu summer project, Town Mountain will be cutting two songs to pay tribute to The Grateful Dead. The Dead has had a huge influence on Town Mountain as a whole and each of its members. Banjoist Jesse Langlais says, “We want to honor their 50 year mark tour with Town Mountain renditions of two of our favorite Grateful Dead songs.” Look for these two new tunes this festival season.

Town Mountain just wrapped up the final touches of their 5th studio album. Produced and engineered by GRAMMY winner Dirk Powell, the album was recorded in Powell’s studio The Cypress House in south Louisiana. For a sneak peek at what to expect on the future album, watch the band perform a new original song, “Wildbird,” in this wonderful session filmed by Hype Music Festivals at the 2015 Suwannee Springfest in Live Oak, FL → http://bit.ly/Wildbird_byTownMountain_HYPE.”

Town Mountain Summer Tour 2015
7/1 Wed – Red, White and Bluegrass Festival – Morganton, NC
7/4 Sat- Heart of Waverly Bluegrass Festival – Waverly, AL
7/10 Fri – Music Fest n’ Sugar Grove – Sugar Grove, NC
7/11 Sat – An Appalachian Evening at Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center – Robbinsville, NC
7/12 Sun – Concerts for A Cause – Pittsboro, NC
7/18-19 Sat-Sun – Northwest String Summit – North Plains, OR
7/23 Thu – Liberty Theater – Watonga, OK
7/24 Fri – Southern Sound Concert Series – Oklahoma City, OK
7/25 Sat – Saxon Pub – Austin, TX
8/1-2 Sat-Sun – Sioux River Folk Festival – Canton, SD
8/3 Mon – Monday Night Concert Series – Sioux Falls, SD
8/6 Thu – Thursday Night Live – Courthouse Square – London, KY
8/7 Fri – Cosmic Charlie’s – Lexington, KY
8/8 Sat – Bluegrass in the Park Folklife Festival- Henderson, KY
8/13 Thu – Thursday Night Americana Series in Washington Park – Cincinnati, OH
8/14 Fri – Anodyne Coffee Roasting Co. – Milwaukee, WI
8/15 Sat – LarryFest – LaFarge, WI
8/16 Sun – LarryFest After Party – Bangor, WI
9/2 Wed – Creative Alliance – Baltimore, MD
9/3 Thu – Iron Horse Music Hall – Northhampton, MA
9/5-6 Sat-Sun – Thomas Point Beach Bluegrass Festival – Brunswick, ME
9/12 Sat – Mountain Song Festival – Brevard, NC
9/18 Fri – Americana Music Festival – Nashville, TN
9/19 Sat – Poppy Mountain Bluegrass Festival – Morehead, KY

Websites & Links: TownMountain.net | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

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