Aside from the expansive light show and jam-band aesthetic, Yonder Mountain String Band is as blue as the grass of Kentucky.
The members of the young, local band Old Salt Union were kind enough to sit down with me before their show with Acoustics Anonymous on February 14 at the Old Rock House to talk about their friendship, their new CD and their desire to open for the Deftones.
From St. Clair, Mo., the Sterlings carry on the long tradition of families making bluegrass music together.
Off Broadway hosted Steam-Powered Soul: A Tribute to John Hartford and KDHX Benefit on Saturday night. The event featured a seated early show and a standing late show, both of which brought capacity crowds.
We asked the DJs of 88.1 KDHX to pick their "Songs of the Year," and as you'd expect, they turned in an incredible range of styles and sounds and themes. Taken as a whole, these 33 songs provide a snapshot of the music that made us dance and sing in 2012.