In March of 2010, Sam Bush was granted the title "Father of Newgrass" by the Kentucky state government. That's kind of a big deal. Bush is as revered and accomplished a player as can be found in music where "grass" is in its title.
Whether it's traditional bluegrass, newgrass or the more amped-up ... More >>
See also: Thursday night at Bonnaroo 2012Saturday or Sunday seemed unlikely to top Friday, with Lake Highlands girl St. Vincent and the sensory overload of Radiohead's headlining set. Even the day leading up to those shows offered plenty of good stuff, as long as long as one didn't give the plethora ... More >>
Friday, May 25
Friday night, Oklahoma's Turnpike Troubadours and El Paso quarter the Dirty River Boys turned in a ferocious one-two punch that floored not only the packed lower level of the Granada Theater, but proved the newest generation of country and roots ... More >>
BAND: Possesses by Paul JamesVENUE: Rubber Gloves Rehearsal StudiosTIME: 10:45-ish.
Sure, there's another one-man band playing on the Square this weekend. But, entertaining as Billy Roy is, he comes nowhere near the raw energy of Possessed by Paul James' Konrad Wert.
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Been missing your jamgrass fix waiting on another Leftover Salmon reunion show? No worries, as former Salmon frontman Vince Herman comes to town this April with Great American Taxi. If you're looking for a more traditional bluegrass show, Ralph Stanley (of "Man of Constant Sorrow" fame) brings it ... More >>