Tag: Pert Near Sandstone

Blue Ox festival launches in Wisconsin

| January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Here’s a great story about the power of bluegrass music. How many of us have thought that if only more people heard and experienced our music live, they would become instant fans. Well it appears that this works on business-minded music lovers as well. We spoke […]


Live video from Pert Near Sandstone

| April 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

Pert Near Sandstone has shared a live video performance for one of tracks on their latest CD, The Hardest Part Of Leaving, released April 15. It was shot this past weekend at the historic Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, MN, famous as the home of […]


The Hardest Part of Leaving

| January 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

Pert Near Sandstone has announced an April 15 release for their next album, The Hardest Part of Leaving. The Minnesota-based outfit plans to make it available on CD, 180g vinyl, and digital download though their own label, Pert Near Music. Nate Sipe is on mandolin and […]


Ship Of Fools from Pert Near Sandstone

| March 21, 2013 | 1 Comment

Pert Near Sandstone is releasing a single from their upcoming album, continuing the bluegrass/old time hybrid sound that has brought them to national prominence. The song is Ship Of Fools, and a limited run of 500 7” vinyl copies will be pressed, signed and numbered […]


Live album coming from Pert Near Sandstone

| November 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

This past weekend, Pert Near Sandstone recorded a show for a live album, set for an early 2013 release. First Avenue in Minneapolis was the site for the November 9 concert. The band plans to mix the tracks in December, and have the CD ready in time […]


Pert Near Sandstone at IBMA

| October 12, 2012 | 7 Comments

Pert Near Sandstone was one of the invited showcase acts during IBMA’s World of Bluegrass in September, bringing their interesting mix of old time and Americana string band music to Nashville for the first time. We spoke with band members Kevin Kniebel and and Nate […]


Tuesday at IBMA

| September 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Here’s a set of photos taken on Tuesday at World of Bluegrass.  


Snake Charmer video from Pert Near Sandstone

| August 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Pert Near Sandstone has a new music video, for the song Snake Charmer from their current Paradise Hop album. This contemporary string band from Minneapolis features Nate Sipe 0n mandolin and fiddle, Kevin Kniebel on banjo, J Lenz on guitar, Adam Kiesling on bass, and Andy Lambert on washboard. […]


Pert Near Sandstone – Solid Gone

| October 14, 2011 | 1 Comment

Pert Near Sandstone is a string band from Minnesota’s Twin Cities who play a raucous blend of bluegrass and old time music. Their fourth CD, Paradise Hop, is due November 15 as an independent release. The band consists of Nate Sipe on mandolin and fiddle, Kevin Kneibel […]