Head For The Hills

Northwest String Summit 2013 | Review & Photos

Sometimes I find it truly incredible how different each festival is. Sure, when you poke around in different genres you’re going to have a different vibe, but even within the realm of strings and grass, you’ll find the good and you’ll find the bad. Northwest String Summit at Horning’s Hideout in Oregon doesn’t exactly make it into either category. I think it stands alone in the “this is the most amazing, beautiful, compelling, warming, etc.

Head For The Hills Release Blue Ruin Today

Head for the Hills is pleased to announce their third studio album, Blue Ruin, releases July 9th, 2013. Blue Ruin sees the Colorado quartet fusing bluegrass, jazz, hip-hop and indie rock into songs inspired by love and misery and comic books. Think Meta-fictional sea shanties, pop-infused newgrass murder ballads and urbane lyricism, twang and punch.

Pickin' On the Poudre | Head For The Hills | Drew Emmitt Trio

Get on the Bus! Pickin’ on the Poudre is the quintessential Mishawaka BOOMshakalaka! Awkward as that may seem to describe the Fort Collins bluegrass quartet Head for the Hills composed of Adam Kinghorn (Guitar), Michael Chappell (Mandolin), Joe Lessard (Fiddle), and Matt Loewen (Bass), it’s appropriate. For nine years, H4TH has blown away Cache la Poudre patrons with their acrobatic backwoods antics.

Head for the Hills Set to Release 'Blue Ruin' on July 9th

Head for the Hills is pleased to announce their third studio album, Blue Ruin, slated for release on July 9th, 2013. Blue Ruin, sees the Colorado quartet fusing bluegrass, jazz, hip-hop and indie rock into songs inspired by love and misery and comic books. Think Meta-fictional sea shanties, pop-infused newgrass murder ballads and urbane lyricism, twang and punch.

Mishawaka Ampitheatre Opens This Saturday

Mishawaka Amphitheatre's 2013 season commences this Saturday May 18 with Head For The Hills' Pickin on the Poudre, presented by 88.9 FM KRFC. This event has become a beloved tradition...opening the venue's summer season with the Fort Collins area's premier bluegrass group.

Head For The Hills Announce New Album, Tour Dates

Head for the Hills is pleased to announce the upcoming release of their third studio album, Blue Ruin, on July 9, 2013. They are in the midst of their Spring Tour in which they opened for both Yonder Mountain String Band and Leftover Salmon. They’ll perform two nights at The Bluebird Theater this weekend in Denver then travel up the west coast.

Head for the Hills | Poor Boy's Melody | 4/20/2013 | McDonald Theater

Head for the Hills | Poor Boy's Melody | 4/20/2013 | McDonald Theater, Eugene OR  (shot by Aaron Dietrich of the Grateful Web)

Head for the Hills to Perform with Leftover Salmon in Steamboat

Colorado newgrass quartet Head for the Hills will perform two nights at the Bluebird Theater in Denver, CO on April 26th & 27th.  This will be the group’s first ever headlining two night run in Denver.

Head for the Hills Begins Second Leg of Winter Tour on Friday

The second leg of Head for the Hills 2013 Winter Tour begins this Friday evening in their hometown of Ft. Collins, CO at the Aggie Theatre. This portion of Winter Tour takes the group through Colorado, Midwest, and up to Toronto, Ontario for an appearance at Folk Alliance International.

Head for the Hills | Cervantes | Denver, CO | 12/1/12 | Review

It’s plainly obvious to see how hardworking Colorado acoustic quartet Head for the Hills has been this past year. They played their first main stage appearance at the 39th Telluride Bluegrass Festival, released their first official live album “Head for the Hills Live” and are hard at work assembling their third studio album.