Pro-Shot Video: Yonder Mountain String Band Performs ’40 Miles From Denver’ At 2016 String Summit


Jam scene stalwarts Yonder Mountain String Band are the traditional headliners at the Northwest String Summit in North Plains, Oregon. This year the band will perform on three nights at String Summit ’17 which takes place July 13 – 16. Jamgrass.TV continues to roll out professionally-shot video from last year’s festival and the latest features a classic Yonder original.

Yonder Mountain String Band’s first performance at Northwest String Summit ’16 came on July 15. The five-piece fit a version of “40 Miles From Denver” within their second set. Bassist Ben Kaufmann handles lead vocals, while mandolin wiz Jake Jolliff, fiddler Allie Kral, guitarist Adam Aijala and banjo player Dave Johnston each take solos.

Watch YMSB perform “40 Miles From Denver” at last year’s Northwest String Summit:

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Greensky Bluegrass, the Del McCoury Band, JJ Grey & Mofro, Elephant Revival and Fruition are just a few of the other acts joining YMSB on the Northwest String Summit 2017 lineup. Tickets are currently on sale via the festival’s website.