August 2008

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Once upon a time, in a holler far, far away, a music revolution was born when the cries of Hasil "The Haze" Adkins, the last of ten Adkins children, first echoed across Appalachia. No one knows the exact date of the event. Though it was recorded in a family Bible, the Bible was lost.

Summer seems to be coming quickly to a close, and the end of festival season is in sight.  This summer was somewhat special, as I was able to witness the birth of two new music festivals onto the scene.  In July it was the mega-sized Mile High Music Festival, and on August 16th and 17th the smaller, cozier Jackson Hole Music Festival.

The Grateful Web's Sam Holloway trekked up to Jackson Hole last weekend to cover the inaugural Jackson Hole Music Festival.  Sam is working on his write-up now, but in the interim we invite you to check out his photos from the weekend.  Jackson Hole is one of the loveliest places in the lower 48 and we cannot think of a more pretty setting for a music festival.  Thanks to the folks who put on the even