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Yonder Mountain String Band Fall '16 Tour

Submitted by JP Cutler Media on Fri, 07/22/2016 - 11:56 am

For 18 years, Yonder Mountain String Band has redefined bluegrass music, expanding the traditional acoustic genre beyond its previously established boundaries by steadily pushing the envelope into the realms of rock n' roll and improvisation. YMSB has always played music of their own design, in the process attracting a devout coterie of fans that often resembles a tight knit family on an epic musical journey as Yonder traverses the country with an ever-rigorous tour schedule.

Dark Star Jubilee 2016 | Review & Photos

Submitted by Cassidy Maley on Wed, 06/08/2016 - 4:57 pm

I had the privilege of attending my favorite festival of the year for the fifth year in a row, and I am here to tell you of the best place on Earth. I would travel across several oceans to get to this festival. It is one that if you haven’t experienced, it should definitely be placed on your bucket list. I’d like to start this tale of Dark Star Jubilee, held at Legend Valley, in Thornville Ohio, each Memorial Day weekend, with some words from the band, written in each schedule passed out:

Wavy Gravy celebrates his 80th with Seva

Submitted by Alan Sheckter on Sun, 05/29/2016 - 6:08 am

It was red noses all around on May 22 in Southern Sonoma County, as thousands converged at the Mountain Event Center to celebrate Wavy Gravy in merriment and song on the occasion of his 80th birthday.  

Yonder Mountain 2016 Summer Tour Dates

Submitted by JP Cutler Media on Wed, 05/25/2016 - 2:42 pm

For nearly 17 years, Yonder Mountain String Band has redefined bluegrass music, expanding the traditional acoustic genre beyond its previously established boundaries by steadily pushing the envelope into the realms of rock n' roll and improvisation. YMSB has always played music of their own design, in the process attracting a devout coterie of fans that often resembles a tight knit family on an epic musical journey as Yonder traverses the country with an ever-rigorous tour schedule.

YMSB | Fayetteville, AR | 3/30/16 | Review

Submitted by Tyler Eck on Mon, 04/04/2016 - 10:31 am

Wednesday nights at Fayetteville’s Georges Majestic Lounge have a new level of expectations thanks to Yonder Mountain String Band. Warming up the stage, Horseshoes and Hand Grenades will be on tour with Yonder for the majority of spring. Yonder, opening their set with Red Bird, it seemed like conga lines swarmed to the garden stage from the patios and the front bar.

YMSB | The Catalyst | Santa Cruz | Review

Submitted by Joshua Huver on Thu, 03/31/2016 - 7:25 am

The storied bluegrass quintet Yonder Mountain String Band showered The Catalyst of downtown Santa Cruz, CA in full form on Wednesday night, March 23rd.

One week into their spring tour, Yonder and opening act Polecat are hitting on all cylinders. When asked about up and coming artists Dave Johnston, founding member and banjo player for Yonder, said they haven’t jammed with Polecat – yet.

Northwest String Summit Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Submitted by JP Cutler Media on Fri, 03/25/2016 - 12:19 pm

The 15th Annual Northwest String Summit (NWSS) gathers a bounty of festival favorites from over the past decade and a half for its blow-out return to Horning's Hideout (North Plains, OR) from July 14 - 17, 2016. Located just 20 miles outside of Portland, OR, Horning's Hideout stands as one of the most scenic festival sites in the country; NWSS is the only music offering this year taking place at Horning's Hideout.

Yonder Mountain String Band & Drive-By Truckers Co-Headline Red Rocks

Submitted by JP Cutler Media on Mon, 03/07/2016 - 11:59 am

Yonder Mountain String Band (YMSB) and Drive-By Truckers bring the best of bluegrass and southern rock to Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Saturday, August 20, 2016 for a blowout summer celebration with the rich jazz tradition of New Orleans with special guests Preservation Hall Jazz Band.

Announcing the 15th Annual Northwest String Summit

Submitted by JP Cutler Media on Wed, 01/06/2016 - 1:56 pm

The 15th Annual Northwest String Summit (NWSS) gathers a bounty of festival favorites from over the past decade and a half for its blow-out return to Horning's Hideout (North Plains, OR) from July 14 - 17, 2016. Located just 20 miles outside of Portland, OR, Horning's Hideout stands as one of the most scenic festival sites in the country; NWSS is the only music offering this year taking place at Horning's Hideout.

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