Greensky Bluegrass returns to The Odgen Theater in Denver for an epic two nights this weekend to showcase their new album, If Sorrows Swim. It’s been an incredible past year for Greensky, with a spotlight during the world famous Telluride Bluegrass Festival, and a shared headline with Railroad Earth and The Wood Brothers at Red Rocks Amphitheatre.
Seeing Interpol live has long since been at the top of my bucket list. It’s not that I would ever claim to be among the longest or greatest fans, it’s just that they’ve been around forever (to someone born in 1989, being a band since 1997 IS forever!) and I’ve built such a huge reverence for the collection of music, and very specific sound, they’ve cultivated and stayed true to.
If you know anyone that attended the festival this year, your social media was probably flooded with these hashtags and retweets about how mind-blowing this show was. It was so highly-anticipated I feared it wouldn’t live up to the bar everyone from the previous weekend had set. But at 8:15, they buried my fears.
Well, Austin, it’s that time of year again. Forget about driving anywhere in or near Barton Springs and Zilker Park, and double the average commute time, the number of bloody mary’s at brunch, and the excitement. The obligatory grumblings about sudden and temporary population inflation are nothing compared to the how grateful we are, as locals of this wonderful city, to be hosting visitors and artists and creatives alike. This is our favorite time of the year, guys, and not just because it’s timed perfectly with the arrival of the Pumpkin Spice Latte.
Our society has developed a Chicken Little mentality that leaves lots of folks either glued to their cell phone or computer while waiting for a miracle or cringing that the good old days are gone.
Tin Man, our trailer and home, has broken down and we find ourselves on the side of the road in Tupelo, MS. We're turning to you, our fans, friends and family, to help us get back on the road.
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The final day of Harvest was one of celebration. We managed to have perfect weather, and even Yonder Mountain String Band was singing the praises of clear skies. As usual, some of the best shows happened on Saturday, the day when we all try to cram in as much music and fun as possible…ready-but-not-ready for our journey home the next day.
Leftover Salmon’s 2015 Winter Tour will visit the Mountain West region, in the heart of the winter months. Highlights include: Big Sky Big Grass in beautiful Big Sky, MT, with a two night run in Victor, ID in between. Performances in Missoula (with guests Hot Buttered Rum), Boise, and Park City (with guests Hot Buttered Rum) precede another pair of two night runs in Colorado in Durango, Telluride. The tour closes out with an appearance at WinterWonderGrass in Avon, CO.