• Jeff Austin passes

    Jeff Austin, mandolinist, singer, and songwriter - and co-founder of Yonder Mountain String Band and the Jeff Austin Band - died yesterday in Seattle, WA. He was 45 years of age. A "medical emergency" had been announced early Saturday morning, but

  • Ben Kaufmann in the hospital

    Ben Kaufmann, bassist and vocalist with Yonder Mountain String Band, has been hospitalized in Boulder, CO experiencing severe kidney pain. Doctors have diagnosed a dissection of his renal artery, and a procedure is scheduled for today to reinflate the artery and install

  • Yonder Mountain at The Ryman

    Todd Powers shared these photos from the July 3 Yonder Mountain String Band show at The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, with special guests Sam Bush, Jake Jolliff, and Allie Krall.

  • Jeff Austin exits YMSB

    Yonder Mountain String Band has announced the departure of mandolinist/vocalist Jeff Austin, who is leaving the group to pursue his solo career, and support his upcoming solo project which he discussed with us several months back. In a statement issued this