The Telluride House Band is about to take the stage here to wrap up the 2009 Telluride Bluegrass festival. I’ll try to get a couple of shots posted. The House Band is an all-star lineup of Sam Bush, Bela Fleck, […]
Works Progress Administration just finished their set here in Telluride. They answered my first question right off the bat: their new release is now available. A 12 song self-released (WPA/Umami Records) set simply titled “Works Progress Administration- WPA.” Recorded some […]
WOW! A sensational Sunday morning act is taking place right now. Mike Farris and the Roseland Rhythm Revue are on stage with a gospel and soul musical act that is heavenly. This morning is beautiful. This set could not be […]
Good morning from lovely Telluride, Colorado. This marks the last day of the festival. Usually, the Sunday morning acts are a real treat. Mike Farris and the Roseland Rhythm Revue is just taking the stage. I ran tarp again this […]
Yonder Mountain String Band is playing the Talking Heads’ Girlfriend is Better and the joint is jumpin’. Yonder’s fans are extremely devoted. Included in that group is Sam Bush, who has joined the group onstage with a fiddle. Their set’s […]
Headline Bluegrass Band, from the Phoenix, Arizona area made their Telluride debut last Tuesday, playing at Steamboat Camp’s “Tropical Tuesday” bash in Town Park’s preserve area. No microphone, no amplifiers. A predominately young crowd pressed forward, as only about the […]
Elvis Costello and his six-member all-star backing band the Sugarcanes took the stage last night in Telluride. Jerry Douglas on dobro, Stuart Duncan on violin and Jim Lauderdale on guitar were parts of the musical backbone supporting Mr. Costello as […]
Welcome to Telluride on a beautiful Saturday morning. Yesterday was a bit tough for me due to sleep deprivation and some technical issues, but let’s start off today with a tarp run. Starting ridiculously early the day before on the […]
Telluride just went to school on the West African instrument the kora. A 21 stringed instrument played by virtuoso Toumani Diabate. He was joined onstage by banjo great Bela Fleck in an entertaining and enlightening set. To my ears, the […]
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