Alaska band stokes Appalachia tradition

Photo courtesy of the Great Alaska Bluegrass Band, The Great Alaska Bluegrass Band, with Brooke Munro (left) Scott Burton, Andrew Heist and Jeremy “Junior” Kane, celebrated the release of their new album, Semi-Bluegrass, at The Alaskan Bar in Juneau.

Think hard-driving rhythms, fast-paced improvisations, and high-pitched vocals that wind up and down the melody like an inquisitive strand of kudzu. by Amy Condra This article was originally published in The Juneau Empire There is something brave about bluegrass, about the honesty of a group of musicians who stand up on a stage, before a… Continue reading Alaska band stokes Appalachia tradition