Greensky Bluegrass Covers ZZ Top on New Years Eve

Article Contributed by Musical Earth | Published on Monday, January 6, 2014

Music fans in Western Michigan packed The Intersection in Grand Rapids for a New Year’s Eve celebration with Greensky Bluegrass. The sold out event featured the nationally-touring group performing a nearly three hour show including highlights of their original music, including over half a dozen of their new songs, as well as a healthy dose of covers. The appropriate highlight of the covers came when ZZ Top’s “Sharp Dressed Man” appeared and queued the lyrics with ‘white suits’ as the quintet donned white tuxedos for the entirety of the evening.
A video highlight reel showing the last song from 2013 ‘Dancing in the Dark’ into the New Year’s Countdown seguing into ‘Auld Lang Syne’ is available at Plus streaming soundboard audio from the evening is available at
Greensky Bluegrass’ Anders Beck & Paul Hoffman are currently aboard Jam Cruise 12 as special guests, performing with a variety of groups and collaborations aboard the floating festival ship. The band kicks up the touring next week when they hit Indianapolis’ Vogue Theater before heading to the Windy City for their slot at the Chicago Bluegrass & Blues Festival. The band then hits the Northeast and beyond for another three-week tour. Complete Greensky Bluegrass tour dates can be found at