The String Cheese Incident
Today, acclaimed keyboardist and composer Kyle Hollingsworth (The String Cheese Incident) announces the release of his fourth solo studio album, 50, on March 2nd, 2018 via SCI Fidelity. In celebration of the album release and Hollingsworth’s 50th birthday, Hollingsworth has announced a run of album release shows along the Colorado front range, with shows in Fort Collins, Denver and Boulder on March 1st, 2nd and 3rd, respectively. All currently announced shows can be found below.
Thirty years ago, Kyle Hollingsworth set out on a career in music. With a wealth of desire and an abundance of ability, Hollingsworth has established himself as a formidable and versatile music talent deftly able to contribute, collaborate, compose, and communicate on a number of levels and within a vast spectrum of musical environments. Today, as a member of acclaimed jam masters The String Cheese Incident, Hollingsworth is revered by both peers and fans for his ability to write and perform in a mosaic of styles, from rock to classical, ragtime to bebop.
Why would a hippie drown themselves in a sea of hipsters and EDM? If you enjoy Phish, Dead & Co, Greensky Bluegrass, and the like, what would the appeal of Electric Forest be you ask? The miles of music listed on the bill are obscure and barely heard of bands to an aging hippie. Are they even bands? These are questions you may ask yourself while looking at the ticket price. I understand, and in response, I offer you these five counter-arguments for your consideration.
The String Cheese Incident recently released their seventh-studio album, Believe on SCI Fidelity Recordings and we're elated to announce the album debuted at #1 on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart, #3 at Americana and #4 in Vinyl sales -- #35 overall. Produced by Talking Heads keyboardist Jerry Harrison, Believe is also receiving accolades from AllMusic, Relix, PopMatters and more. You can stream and purchase Believe in the links below.
Over the past decade, The String Cheese Incident has emerged as one of America's most significant independent bands. Born in 1993 in Colorado's Rocky Mountains, SCI has since released 10 albums, 6 DVDs and countless live recordings from their relentless tour schedule. Their 24 year history is packed full of surreal experiences, epic moments, groundbreaking involvement and huge accomplishments.
After 20 years in Boulder, CO, and many years prior in Baltimore, MD, keyboardist of The String Cheese Incident, Kyle Hollingsworth, along with the Hollingsworth family, has relocated to the beaches of Mexico to allow for pursuit of new musical and brewing passions. SCI’s recent tour featuring throwback acoustic sets saw Hollingsworth return to his accordion, igniting his lifelong drive to perform live mariachi.