Horseshoes & Hand Grenades

In times like we’ve been living, maybe we could all use a friendly voice to lead us to the other side. Perhaps one of music’s most wonderful capabilities is its undeniable ability to bring us comfort in times of tumult. Surely, the sonic pleasantries and lyrical content of some tunes lend themselves to being that warm blanket that covers you and, say, a whole bunch of your friends.

A little over a week ago, five-member progressive string band Horseshoes and Hand Grenades released their brand-new album, Miles In Blue, and just last night, they performed the album in its entirety via a special, two-hour live-streamed set.

2020 has been a heck of a ride, full of ups and downs, at times seeming hard to find light in the darkness.  Shining stars exist throughout, however, bringing us through the craziness. Among those beacons of light, new music by our favorite artists is certainly something that guides us.

Leftover Salmon is thrilled to kick off the Memorial Day Drive-In Tailgate Concert Series Presented by Driftless Music Gardens in Yuba, WI on the Friday of Memorial Day weekend, May 28, 2021. The venue is located a short drive between Madison, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Chicago, Lacrosse & The Quad Cities. Gates Open at 4 and the show is 7-10pm.

The Grammy award-winning Infamous Stringdusters are headlining this year along with The Lil’ Smokies, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades with two sets over the weekend, Rumpke Mountain Boys, Old Salt Union, Fireside Collective, The Sweet Lillies, The Grass is Dead, banjo master Kyle Tuttle as artist at large as well as local favorites Restless Leg String Band and many more.

Kyle Tuttle (Kyle Tuttle Band), Jared Pool (Larry Keel Experience) and Adam Greuel (Horseshoes & Hand Grenades) join forces to bring fans a high energy and highly entertaining collaboration.

Ten years ago festival founder John Hotze gathered in Bean Blossom, IN with a hundred of his friends and family and celebrated the life of his childhood friend, John Hartford. This inaugural gathering took place in the most appropriate form of jubilation, that of a festival. The first year included performances from people who worked with, and were inspired by Hartford, and ten years later we are delighted to continue that same tradition. John Hartford was a trend setting, genre bending, creative force that left a culturally rich legacy of musical history.

As February’s kick-off of WinterWonderGrass 2020 grows closer, the festival is excited to share the official daily schedule for their Colorado edition, taking place February 21st - 23rd in Steamboat Springs, CO. One of the biggest delights includes the announcement of a second headlining performance by Billy Strings, who will now play the main stage on both Friday and Sunday nights.

Historically, Legend is born out of greatness but rarely does greatness follow legend and the saga of The High Hawks is one such lore that has only just begun. The namesake is said to be inspired by a journey to a sacred space by a lone traveler who summits a mountainous apex whereupon, prepared to take part in the herbal sacrament, is met by a bird-of-prey on soaring wing who relieves this seeker of his cerebral transport, leaving him alone to reflect on the arcane and to derive meaning and his role in this experience.

Greensky Bluegrass returns to the Riverside Theater for a special three-night run to ring in the new year!  Joined by very special guests and bluegrass mavericks Horseshoes & Hand Grenades on December 29 and 30, Greensky Bluegrass will take the stage as a solo headliner for an epic New Year’s Eve show that will feature a 3 set performance and balloon drop at midnight.

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