Broken Compass Bluegrass

Often resembling a real-life musical snow globe in the California’s high Sierra, the eighth annual WinterWonderGrass-Tahoe, April 5 to 7, brought a hardy bunch of musicians – and resilient attendees – to Palisades Tahoe ski resort, in the midst of the Olympic Village that hosted the 1960 Winter Olympics.

Hot Buttered Rum (HBR) kicked off 2024 with a celebration of its silver anniversary at the Sweetwater in Mill Valley on Saturday, January 27, 2024. Yes, the NorCal bluegrass band and left-coast jam festival staple has been around for 25 years – congrats, boys!

NorCal bluegrass jammers Hot Buttered Rum (HBR) and members of San Francisco’s ALO headlined their annual family-oriented fest in the Mendocino County redwoods last weekend.

The exponentially growing young band Broken Compass Bluegrass hit the ground running with the release of their self-produced debut album Fool’s Gold. These youngsters are hot off the widely-renowned stages of Hangtown Music Festival, Northwest String Summit, & Hog Farm Hideaway. Having only been a band for two years come May of 2023, they are showing no sign of slowing down and have certainly set the bar high for an undoubtedly fiery career in the progressive acoustic music scene.

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