Steve at Telluride #23: Oh, Play Me Some Mountain Music
Yonder Mountain String Band
Hey, do you like to people watch? Well, I’m convinced that this festival is the world champion people watching capital of the world. The main reason is that everyone is having such an unbearably great time here. Yonder Mountain just wrapped up, and they’re a band synonymous in these parts with joyful dance parties, and I can never remember a Telluride crowd as genuinely celebratory as this one. During Yonder’s set, I strained to find a single person who wasn’t dancing. It is a heaving mass of maximum boogying.
So during Yonder’s set, I sent my trusty photographer, Shane, on a mission to wander the festival grounds and get some photos (and to bring me back a beer). Here’s what he found: