All posts tagged "Bluegrass"

  • MUSIC BOX: Vestiges of Simplicity

    Argentinian-Swedish songwriter Jose Gonzalez sizzles at the Center and Targhee Bluegrass commemorates 30 years. JACKSON HOLE, WY – When I first laid ears on the whispery folk and nylon-stringed guitar of Jose Gonzalez, one name came to...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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  • MUSIC BOX: Much Ado About Minor Keys

    Toe-tapping rhythms and big band sensibilities at The Wort. JACKSON HOLE, WY – A step off Jackson’s beaten path, between the predictability of bluegrass’ tonal transitions and the repetitive hip-hop pulse, is the intrigue of The Minor...

    • Posted May 9, 2017
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  • MUSIC BOX: The Groove Within and The Pig

    Particle and Kung Fu bring jamtronica fusion, One Ton Pig celebrates 10 years of Bluegrass Tuesdays. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Insistent dance floor thumping, prog-rock and disco-flavored sounds were not always a staple in the jamband scene....

    • Posted November 29, 2016
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  • MUSIC BOX: Music Fixture Releases Debut

    Justin Smith celebrates his new release and valley sinners unite for the Devil Makes Three Redemption and Ruin Tour. JACKSON HOLE, WY – For more than two decades Justin Smith has been a dynamic staple of the local...

    • Posted October 11, 2016
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  • MUSIC BOX: Rise, Rabbits, Rise

    Pacific Northwest quartet Rabbit Wilde has made Jackson one of its many muses. “I’ve been walking home from Jackson; I tore up these feet of mine; I’ve been sleeping on the carpet; I’ve been dancing down the...

    • Posted June 7, 2016
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  • MUSIC BOX: Fiery Jams

    Bluegrass, country and rock come to Garter and Fireman’s Ball this weekend. Jackson, WY – It’s rare to see a busy week of music in the off-season, but for those of us left in town we have...

    • Posted November 10, 2015
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  • FEATURE: MOUNTAIN TUNES

    Genre legends to darling rookies at Targhee Bluegrass Fest Jackson, WY – The fusion of old timers and newcomers. The updating and preservation of tradition. The human eagerness of gathering with a like-minded tribe to revel in...

    • Posted August 4, 2015
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  • MUSIC BOX: Contour will set you free

    Emancipator brings the beats for multi-day music fest in Jackson Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Doug Appling, a.k.a. Emancipator, introduces his brand of moody, groove-heavy music as one of Contour Music Festival’s headliners 7 p.m., June 12 at...

    • Posted June 2, 2015
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  • Betse Ellis
    MUSIC BOX: Traveled country blues and old-time on tap in Moose

    JACKSON, WYO – One can gather a substantial amount of troubadour knowledge from a folk musician as well versed as Charlie Parr. Parr is seemingly from a simpler bygone era free of electronic distractions, social media and...

    • Posted April 1, 2014
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