Article Contributed by headforthehill… | Published on Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Colorado newgrass quartet, Head for the Hills embarks on their 2018 Spring Tour in support of their latest studio album, Potions and Poisons. The tour includes stops in the northeast, midwest, southwest and mountain west. The dates feature performances at Mount Snow’s Shamrock Weekend with Fruition and The Dustbowl Revival, a string of shows with Horseshoes & Hand Grenades including Chicago Bluegrass and Blues Festival, and Bender Jamboree in Las Vegas, NV with (Greensky Bluegrass, Del McCoury Band, The Infamous Stringdusters and many more).

About Head For The Hills:

From Telluride Bluegrass Festival to SXSW and all points beyond – Head for the Hills prides itself on defying expectation, turning neophytes into converts and genre purists exploratory listeners. Remaining true to the roots of bluegrass while simultaneously looking to it’s future prospects, the band makes music that reaches into jazz, indie rock, hip hop, soul, world and folk to stitch together cutting edge songs that bridge the divide between past and future acoustic music. The band recently released a new studio album (Potions and Poisons). Special guests on the album include Bonnie Paine of Elephant Revival, a lush string section and more.

After thousands of miles, hundreds of performances, a handful of independently released records, 4 times awarded Best Bluegrass in Colorado via Westword Magazine, co-release beers with Odell Brewing Company and Sanitas Brewing -- Head for the Hills is at their absolute peak, firing on all cylinders and winning the hearts and minds of audiences everywhere they go. Head for the Hills has performed and appeared at many premier festivals and radio programs: Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Summer Camp Music Festival, High Sierra Music Festival, RockyGrass, DelFest, FloydFest, NPR-Ideastream, BBC Scotland, eTown, and several more.

Press Quotes

“On top of modern string music” Bluegrass Today

“A smart mix of alternative influences and a knack for driving down-home rhythm that gets their crowds to ground their heels in.” Denver Post

 “Cutting edge” Drew Emmitt - Leftover Salmon

“Head for the Hills Keeps Colorado's Experimental Bluegrass Tradition Alive” Denver Westword

“The band combines soulful ambiance with nimble twanging” Relix Magazine

“Pushing postmodern bluegrass boundaries.” -- "They’re going deep, and doing so gracefully." Marquee Magazine

“Head for the Hills is one of Colorado’s most innovative bands, of any ilk.” Colorado Sound 105.5

Upcoming Tour Dates:
03.14 Falls Church, VA - State Theatre
03.15 New York, NY - DROM
03.16 West Dover, VT - Mount Snow Shamrock Weekend #
03.17 Burlington, VT - Nectar's
03.19 Lima, NY - Fanatics
03.20 Pittsburgh, PA - Club Cafe
03.21 Covington, KY - Madison Live +
03.22 Grand Rapids, MI - Founders Brewing Co. +
03.23 Iowa City, IA - The Mill +
03.24 Chicago, IL - Chicago Bluegrass & Blues Series (Chop Shop) +
04.12-13 Las Vegas, NV - Bender Jamboree -
04.14 Salt Lake City, UT - The State Room
05.12 Bellvue, CO - Mishawaka Amphitheatre ~
06.02 Meeker, CO - Meekerpalooza
06.09 Palisade, CO - Palisade Bluegrass & Roots Festival =
08.26 Nederland, CO - NedFest `

# Fruition, The Dustbowl Revival
+ Horseshoes & Hand Grenades
- Greensky Bluegrass, The Infamous Stringdusters, Del McCoury Band
~ Whiskey Shivers, Wood Belly
= Frution, Della Mae, Trout Steak Revival
` Electric Hot Tuna w/ Steve Kimock