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YarmonyGrass 2011 Photos & Review

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

Chief Yarmony silhouette, Yarmony Mountain

Legend has it that Chief Yarmony was laid to rest on top of his namesake mountain, but I bet he enjoyed the amazing music echoing throughout his home last weekend during the 6th annual YarmonyGrass. The festival  provides music collaboration with some of bluegrass’ finest amidst a backdrop that is hard to beat. Blue skies, pirate costumes (YarrrmonyGrass, as the festival is sometimes referred), and closeto 1,500 attendees congregated along Rancho del Rio, CO. When the train rolls by behind the stage, you know you’ve arrived.

This festival encompasses the heart of bluegrass offering one bigx jam session after another. Artists are called up to contribute – whether it’s bluegrass veteran Peter Rowan, Tim Carbone of Railroad Earth, Scott Law’s Santa Cruz sound, or Bill Nershi’s flat-picking guitar – it’s evident that these guys love playing with one another.  Breakout sessions can be found backstage because the musicians can’t even get enough. I almost wonder who is having more fun – us or Read more…

YarmonyGrass 2011

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

YarmonyGrass 2011

August 4-6, 2010
Rancho Rio River Resort, Colorado

What do a hula-hoop, a river raft and a pirate costume have in common? It’s Colorado’s own YarmonyGrass Festival, of course. The two-night summer camp out known best for its scenic location on the Colorado River basin and its down-home grassroots appeal has announced the 2011 line up, and this year there is a little something for everyone including a little “Crisco” (country-disco for the uninformed), electro, Americana and even soul-lifting roots rock.

The sixth annual YarmonyGrass Festival will again include some of the finest Read more…