Greensky Bluegrass, Umphrey's, and YMSB highlight initial Northwest String Summit Lineup

January 8, 2020
Slide & Banjo

Northwest String Summit has announced the initial lineup for the 19th year of the festival, to take place from July 16-19 at Horning’s Hideout in North Plains, Oregon. The heavy hitters on the first batch of artists includees Greensky Bluegrass, Umphrey’s McGee, and Yonder Mountain String Band.

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The High Hawks soar into Fort Collins

October 31, 2019
Slide & Banjo

Words/Images: Jake Cudek
Legend is historically born out of greatness. Rarely is it the other way around. The saga of The High Hawks is one such lore that has only just begun. Whether one believes this yarn spun by Vince Herman about how the vision for this band was seeded (read about it here), what is certainly evident is that with three well-attended, high-energy Colorado shows under their belt, The High Hawks are ready to rev up the second leg of their inaugural tour.

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Greensky Bluegrass shows Memphis why Casual Wednesday rocks

October 7, 2019
Slide & Banjo

Greensky Bluegrass
Minglewood Hall
Memphis, Tennessee
October 2, 2019
Words/photos by Josh Mintz

“They aren’t the best at what they do – they are the only ones that do what they do.” That’s what legendary concert promoter Bill Graham once said about the Grateful Dead.

Greensky Bluegrass isn’t the only ones doing what they do, and it’s impossible to say they’re the best at what they do – but it’s hard to argue. Their scorching set at Minglewood Hall in Memphis, TN on October 2 made that point clear.

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Jeff Austin Tribute concert lineup announced

July 30, 2019
Slide & Banjo

What The Night Brings – a tribute to Jeff Austin – will be held on November 4 in Denver, Colorado at the Mission Ballroom. All proceeds will go to the Jeff Austin Family fund. The event will feature performances by Austin’s former bandmates, contemporaries and collaborators.

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