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Yonder Mountain String Band & The Travelin’ McCourys Coming To The Madison Theater On 1/23

Posted by cincygroove on November 6, 2013

Yonder Mountain String Band

Yonder Mountain String Band


Yonder Mountain String Band, The Travelin’ McCourys
January 23, 2014
Madison Theater, 730 Madison Ave, Covington, KY
7pm doors, 8pm show, All Ages, $25, Buy Tickets

Bluegrass is a music steeped in tradition, but over the past decade and a half — much of it spent on the road – Yonder Mountain String Band has spearheaded a renegade movement to rewrite the definition of the genre. Alongside other neo-bluegrass friends such as Leftover SalmonSam Bush,Bela FleckThe Travelin’ McCourys, and Railroad Earth, YMSB has thoroughly revitalized and contemporized bluegrass and introduced it to many thousands of new fans. Rolling Stone said that YMSB “liberates bluegrass’ hot-shit riffing and blue-sky harmonies from its hidebound formalism,” while Paste Magazine wrote, “The Yonder Mountain boys have found a formula that works: take rootsy bluegrass influences, add in some rock ‘n’ roll, and seek out an adventurous audience.”

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