On March 30, 2010 the proud sons and daughters of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, acting through their elected representatives, approved a resolution designating Sam Bush as "The Father of Newgrass Music" and Bush's hometown of Bowling Green, Ky. "The Birthplace of Newgrass Music."
This review must begin with a note spelling out to readers that I am at fault for the confusion over Surfer Blood's start time. When I strolled in, I thought Surfer Blood was at the top of its set. In reality, a top-five band of mine had begun to enter its last song ("Drinking Problem") directly into the ears of every rabid fan in the Pageant's pit.
The word "hippie" has a bad connotation. Hippies don't mind because that's the way of the hippie. In fact hippies love to call themselves hippies.