Tag: Punch Brothers

Chris Thile predicts Broncos win with Omahallelujah

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

While hosting A Prairie Home Companion last Saturday, Chris Thile and Punch Brothers debuted a new song with help from Sarah Jarosz that seems to have predicted the Denver Broncos win in Sunday’s Super Bowl. Thile is well known as a sports fan, though most of […]


Red Wing Roots 2015

| July 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

When standing beneath the monumental Natural Chimneys (120 foot limestone pillars and the only remaining evidence that this part of the world was once completely undersea) in Mount Solon, Virginia, it’s hard to imagine a more beautiful location for a music festival. That’s just one […]


Punch Brothers sing into a can

| May 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

When Punch Brothers played The Ryman Auditorium on February 27, they also spent a few minutes backstage with Martin Fisher of The Center For Popular Music, and recorded Rye Whiskey on an Edison-style wax cylinder for their archives. This video includes both the live recording […]


Punch Brothers live on Conan

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Punch Brothers took new music from their just-released album, The Phosphorescent Blues, to late night TV, appearing yesterday on Conan. They performed a tongue-in-cheek song of seduction, Magnet, with fiddler Gabe Witcher operating some sort of mechanized percussion.


My Oh My from Punch Brothers

| January 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Punch Brothers have released a third single in advance of the January 27 debut of their latest Nonesuch album, The Phosphorescent Blues. This new track is My Oh My, and like the previous singles Julep and I Blew It Off, is presented as a static […]


Julep from Punch Brothers

| December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Punch Brothers have released another song from their upcoming album on video. As they did for I Blew It Off last month, Julep is presented as a static video.   The new record, The Phosphorescent Blues, is due January 27 from Nonesuch.


New Punch Brothers track – I Blew It Off

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Punch Brothers are fixin’ to come rarin’ back in 2015, with a new album and tour announced starting in February. A single track has been released today on video as a tease. It’s a grass-pop ballad sure to whet the appetite of Punch Brothers fans everywhere. […]


Haas, Kowert, Tice – You Got This

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Special project bands have become a substantial part of the contemporary music scene, in a sort of self-perpetuating cycle. As the members of more top groups look for performance vehicles outside of their regular band formats, other members of those groups feel the pull as […]


Cheers! in the bluegrass style

| March 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Today is St. Patrick’s Day, and whether you prefer a green beer or a Shamrock Shake (like myself), you have to appreciate some good drinking songs on one of the year’s biggest days for alcohol consumption. Because the number of bluegrass drinking songs is higher […]


Wide Open Bluegrass takes to the streets

| August 5, 2013 | 3 Comments

Perhaps the biggest change for World of Bluegrass in Raleigh for 2013 is the city’s scheduling of a major downtown street fair to coincide with the weekend Wide Open Bluegras Festival during IBMA week. Wide Open Bluegrass is a ticketed event, with performances from Doyle […]