Top

music

Stories

 

Yonder Mountain String Band

Newgrass Revival: Yonder Mountain String Band.
Newgrass Revival: Yonder Mountain String Band.

Location Info

Map

House of Blues

1204 Caroline
Houston, TX 77002

Category: Music Venues

Region: Downtown/ Midtown

Details

8 p.m. Thursday, March 31, at House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, 888-402-5837 or www.hob.com/houston.

Related Stories

More About

It's not surprising that the majority of Yonder Mountain String Band's catalog is culled from live performances. A leading proponent of the so-called "newgrass" phenomenon (think The Dead or Phish), the band couples guitars with banjos, bouzouki and mandolins to spur the communal enthusiasm. The Colorado-based group's last album, 2009's The Show, couples the frenzy of a concert with melodies that linger long after. Now in its 12th year as an active ensemble, Yonder Mountain regularly appears at the nation's major bluegrass gatherings, and is a guaranteed headliner in its native state. But the band has also courted a broader audience by tapping the talents of producer Tom Rothrock, who has worked with Foo Fighters, Beck and Elliott Smith. The experience is very down-home, from the back-porch arrangements and instrumentation to the band's own Boulder-based Frog Pad Records imprint. Our advice? Opt for extremes — experience that down-home demeanor while indulging in a genuine Rocky Mountain high.

 
My Voice Nation Help
1 comments
 
Houston Concert Tickets

Concert Calendar

  • November
  • Fri
    28
  • Sat
    29
  • Sun
    30
  • Mon
    1
  • Tue
    2
  • Wed
    3
  • Thu
    4
Loading...