Hot Buttered Rum

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I had one question as I was pulling into Bean Blossom, Indiana for this year’s John Hartford Memorial Festival. “Can they keep the spirit of this thing alive with continued success?” There is something different and special happening in this event, and we all know what happens when beautiful special things really take off and become tremendously successful. I didn’t doubt that I was about to take part in something truly good, but I was – let’s say worried. I don’t want to see this festival lose its way.

Conscious Alliance in conjunction with Mike “Banker” Bank, are pleased to announced the inaugural Boulder’s Big Hootenanny, taking place August 10th, 2018

For nearly two decades, Hot Buttered Rum has attracted a truly multi-generational audience across the States with their high energy and fun-loving performances that showcase their stunning instrumental and vocal ingenuity. Hot Buttered Rum is excited to independently release Lonesome Panoramic, their sixth studio album, on July 20, 2018.

Backed by a varying procession of Bay Area players, Paige Clem led an epic CD-release party for her outstanding new album, “Firefly,” at Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, California, on March 9. Clem, an engaging and talented San Francisco-based songwriter, singer, and guitar player, had plenty of prominent Bay Area musicians on hand to make this a special two-set show.

Ivy Room Presents “Songs About Something: Old, New, Borrowed and Blue Tunes in the Round” on April 6th will feature host Paige Clem joined by Achilles Wheel Duo (Jonny Flores and Paul Kamm) and Nat Keefe, guitarist for Hot Buttered Rum.

Hot Buttered Rum lives for a good time, and a mindful recklessness settles in whenever these five guys step on stage. From Anchorage to Miami, the group’s onstage chemistry fuels the lovefest that is a live Butter show. Rooted in the trajectory of west coast bluegrass, Hot Buttered Rum has been described as California’s own acoustic music.

Hot Buttered Rum, one of the most honest-to-goodness fun bluegrass bands to come out of the San Francisco Bay Area celebrated the release of their latest project with a hint of class and a formal Black and Red Ball at The Fillmore on Friday, May 13.

Hot Buttered Rum is pleased to announce their first string of Northeast tour dates in 2 years. Tickets for the 10-date jaunt are on sale TODAY!

The Northeast run, kicking off in Northampton on April 27th at the Iron Horse and wrapping in Millheim, PA with shows in NYC, Philadelphia and DC (among others), will commence at the tail end of a previously announced Midwest and West Coast tour. See below for a full list of the NE dates.

Hot Buttered Rum are happy to announce that, in addition to dates already confirmed throughout the winter and spring, (see details below) they will be headlining their hometown’s most legendary venue, The Fillmore on Friday, May 13th. The show, dubbed The Black & Red Ball, goes on sale Friday Feb 5th with Bay Area comrades, Front Country and Quiles & Cloud as openers.

Readying themselves for an extensive winter tour that reaches as far East as Chicago, Bay Area bluegrass group Hot Buttered Rum performed a low key and blistering show on a Saturday night at Moe’s Alley in Santa Cruz, CA.

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