Kansas City based string band Grassfed, is set to release their new album Moovin’ Down The Road on digital streaming platforms and for purchase May 10th, and tour relentlessly throughout the country during the 2018 festival season. Building fast momentum for 2018, the up and coming band has already performed at festivals or venues in 10 states so far this year. Grassfed will next embark on a massive summer tour throughout the country, after a grand farewell to Kansas City at Bluegrass in the Bottoms & Westport Roots Festival this May. The band will begin their summer tour trekking throughout the midwest to festivals including: John Hartford Memorial Festival in Bean Blossom, Indiana, and Bevington Bluegrass Festival in Bevington, Iowa. Grassfed will then travel east to New England to perform throughout New Jersey, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, Pennsylvania, and Maine. Capping off their June schedule, performing at the Vintage Bazzarre Festival in Portland, Maine.
Starting in July, the Band will venture back West-- stopping in Kansas City for an album release show at Californos Saturday, July 7th-- on their way to perform a slew of shows at frequented stops throughout Colorado. Grassfed will return to KC in late July, to perform at Oscarusa (memorial festival for friend Oscar Jiminez, who was killed by a drunk driver in 2016), and Lovegrass Festival (central Kansas). The band will recommence tour-- performing at WHY Grass Festival in Eua Claire, WI, before venture south to perform at Muddy Roots Music Festival in Tennessee over Labor Day weekend. Continuing on-- they will tour in South Carolina, amongst other southern States, leading up to a strong finish to the festival season at Hillberry Music Festival-- in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Persistently adding more dates & festivals in 2018, the band continues to build up their busiest year yet, as they release their new album Moovin’ Down the Road.
Since the release of their debut album in 2017, Grassfed has toured constantly, becoming one of the most prominent up and coming bluegrass/Americana bands in the region. With career highlights including: Bluegrass in the Bottoms, opening for top touring acts Leftover Salmon (plus Shook Twins) and Railroad Earth, performing at Split Lip Rayfield NYE bash, the 2017 John Hartford Memorial Band Competition, and performing abroad in Scotland and France. Already bostering an impressive resume & road schedule this Fast on the rise group shows no signs of slowing down. Now in the midst of their busiest year yet in 2018-- set to perform at at some of the largest bluegrass/americana festivals in the festival circuit (Hillberry, Hartford, BGITB), and establishing an ever-growing presence throughout the country. Keep an eye on this fast moving band, as they release their new album, and continue their ascent in the vast world of music.