Yonder Announces New Years in Boulder

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Submitted by Boulder Theater on Thu, 08/27/2015 - 4:48 pm

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Yonder Mountain String Band with Special Guests at the Boulder Theater on Wednesday, December 30th, 2015. Tickets are on sale August 29th for $35 GA, $65 New Years Eve or $160 4-Day Pass.

"YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND IS AS DURABLE AS BLUEGRASS ITSELF. IT CHANGES AND MORPHS AND HAS AN OPEN-ENDEDNESS THAT MAKES ANYTHING POSSIBLE." – JOHNSTON OF YMSB

With the band's 17th anniversary coming this summer, and an extensive tour schedule running throughout the year, a revitalized Yonder Mountain takes delight in the fact that they are still reaching new fans while simultaneously retaining the characteristics that brought their greater community together in the first place. The loss of one member and the subsequent invitation for some of today's top pickers to help shape their evolving sound brings intriguing opportunities to the table; ones that set YMSB on its new path. Black Sheep is a bold statement, meant to passionately get fans up on their feet and ecstatically dancing, but it's also about embracing the moment. Essential changes are a healthy step in keeping the music alive and well.

"We've been growing over the years and I feel like we really don't have any limitations," says Aijala. "It doesn't feel like work when you get to hang out with people that you care about and play music."

Adds Kaufmann, "It's not just bluegrass -- it's progressive. Everything Yonder has ever tried to do, we're doing in this record. It's gonna take some time for fans to get acquainted with the new Yonder. When you make a big change like we did, it's a huge thing. But the band is a force, and the album is such a perfect example of our new direction."

For more information, visit Yonder Mountain String Band’s website at: http://www.yondermountain.com/

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