Founded in 2007, Dangermuffin returns to their roots while also shaking things up on their sixth studio album “Heritage”, an eight-track blend of jam, folk and Americana influences.
Born in Houston and raised in Georgia, Lera Lynn has had a passion for music pumping through her veins since childhood, carrying her passion to three full-length albums and repeated appearances on HBO’s True Detective.
Born in Garrison, Kentucky nestled along the Ohio River between Maysville and Ashland is Eric Bolander, a man who wears many hats, including musician, artist, teacher, coach and most recently, father.
Playing close to two hundred shows a year and constantly fine-tuning their craft since their inception in 2011, there’s not many bands more devoted to their artwork as the Chris Robinson Brotherhood.
Known for their boisterous live performances combining influences of folk, soul, Americana, funk, jazz and swing, The Dustbowl Revival have been embraced my music aficionados worldwide.
Hosted by the Blind Corn Liquor Pickers, the 2017 Moonshiner’s Ball has rounded out its lineup for its fourth iteration with Ben Sollee, Justin Wells, Quiet Hollers, May Erlewine, Driftwood Gypsy, HuDost, Matt Fassas Trip, Solid Rock’It Boosters, The Baja Yetis, Restless Leg String Band, DeBraun Thomas Trio, Trucker Hat Coalition, Darby & The Peep Show and Kevin Dalton & the Tuesday Blooms.
Fans of traditional, old-timey and progressive bluegrass all had something to be happy about Saturday at the 43rd Festival of the Bluegrass at the Kentucky Horse Park.
The festival’s closing day served up an eclectic blend of bluegrass that included Restless Leg String Band, The 23 String Band, Town Mountain and others.
RLSB’s Casen Baumgardner gives the inside scoop on everything that went into the band’s debut album, which released in May.
Darlingside has had a lot of “firsts” occur recently here in the bluegrass. Their first Kentucky show was May 2 when the Massachusetts quartet performed at the Lyric Theatre in Lexington as a part of Wood Songs Old-Time Radio Hour, and their first trip to the Moonshiner’s Ball in Berea will take place this Saturday at 8:30 pm. Big Blue Tunes recently scored an exclusive interview with Darlingside’s Dave Senft to discuss the band’s evolution, “Bird’s Say”, the creative process, and much more. Read the full interview after the break.
Still riding the momentum from their 2015 album “Birds Say” that netted them “Artist of the Year” at the International Folk Music Awards, Darlingside, the four piece outfit from Cambridge, Massachusetts will make their debut appearance at the Moonshiner’s Ball in Berea, Kentucky on Saturday, May 21 at 8:30 p.m. on the West Sixth Brewing stage. The group made their Kentucky debut earlier this month at the Lyric Theatre in Lexington for Wood Songs Old-Time Radio Hour.