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Mandolin/fiddle player Nate Sipe of Pert Near Sandstone shares his top five festival highlights from Blue Ox Music Festival 2015
Colorado’s Head for the Hills and Minnesota’s Pert Near Sandstone will team up for an upcoming Spring Tour across the Mountain West and Pacific Northwest.
Blue Ox will return for Year Two after a successful inaugural festival earlier this year.
The initial lineup for the inaugural Blue Ox Music Festival is here.
About Pert Near Sandstone
Pert’ Near Sandstone is a new-timey stringband from Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN, established in 2003. They play hard-driving acoustic music in the old-time vein, but with a fresh sense and new-time urban grit. Pert Near approaches the American stringband tradition with reverence, infusing their own ideas and character to deliver a sound and style uniquely their own. In Pert Near’s songwriting there is as much depth and diversity (and often quirkiness) as their traditional material. You’ll find this group gathered around a single, old-timey microphone in a choreographed dance of lyric & melody regardless of being in a rock venue or a formal theater. Their originality & energy has won them fans across generations and genres. Pert Near’s rhythm get’s people dancing, tight harmonies keep folks singing along, and the fiddle/mandolin melodies and hot solos tear a crowd up with energy. Having become a force in the Minnesota roots music scene, Pert Near Sandstone is streaching out along the rivers and roads of the region, picking up a following and teaming up with some great bands!
After opening act Gang Of Youths canceled due to illness, Mumford & Sons donned costumes and performed a set of covers as “The Sun Never Sets On The Cool Kids” on Monday at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix.
John Mayer covered the Grateful Dead with his Dead & Company band mate Bob Weir and Sammy Hagar last night in San Francisco.
The Tedeschi Trucks Band tacked on a three-night stand in Boston to their Fall Tour 2019.
Greensky Bluegrass busted out a Phish cover, dedicated a song to Jeff Austin and welcomed Billy Strings and members of his band as part of their Red Rocks Run 2019 finale on Sunday.
The Revivalists enlisted Bob Saget for a cover of The Who’s “My Generation” as part of their set on Sunday at KAABOO Del Mar.