Tag: Punch Brothers

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 […]


Telluride 2013 photos

| June 24, 2013 | 3 Comments

Here’s Jason Lombard’s first gallery of images from Telluride 2013, celebrating the festival’s 40th Anniversary.  


Punch Brothers, bluegrass All Stars at Wide Open Bluegrass

| May 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

The International Bluegrass Music Association has begun to announce the scheduled performers for the 2013 Wide Open Bluegras Festival, their weekend concert event that follows the conclusion of the World of Bluegrass Business Conference and International Bluegrass Music Awards in September. This 2 day festival, […]


How to Grow a Band documentary coming to home video

| April 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mark Meatto’s brilliant documentary, How To Grow A Band, will soon be finding its way to your favorite digital device and, hopefully, your DVD and BluRay player. The film follows the Punch Brothers’ initial 2008 tour in support of Chris Thile’s The Blind Leaving The Blind, his 40 […]


Punchers going their separate ways this summer

| April 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Punch Brothers are taking the summer off for the most part, with several members using the time to tour on their own. The band has but three shows scheduled as a group: at the Spoleto Festival in May, and at Telluride and ROMP in June. […]


Album of the Week #32 – Chris Thile’s How To Grow A Woman From The Ground

| February 27, 2013 | 2 Comments

It was announced a few months ago that bluegrass’ own Chris Thile will be awarded a MacArthur genius grant. Congratulations. There isn’t a more deserving artist. But hold your applause. His award is eclipsed by the honor he is receiving this week: An Album Of […]


Punch Brothers in Charlottesville

| February 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Our ace photographer, Milo Farineau, was in the house when Punch Brothers hit Charlottesville, VA on Monday (2/11). He sent along this gallery he shot at The Jefferson Theater.  


Whatever Floats Your Boat, Mountain Song at Sea Had it All

| February 12, 2013 | 2 Comments

Mountain Song at Sea, the largest-ever bluegrass festival to ply the oceans, has sailed into the sunset, but not without leaving its mark on the 2000+ bluegrass lovers and artists who came together aboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Sky February 1-4. It was a weekend […]