Paul Hoffman

Greensky Bluegrass announces today a series of streaming broadcasts across the months of August and September. As the uncertain future of live music in its traditional format remains in limbo due to the COVID-19 epidemic, the band has gone to great lengths to safely gather to record these very special performances with full production.

Live music offers an interconnected, communal experience like none other to lift us up. With concerts nationwide on hold indefinitely, the vital experience of a Greensky Bluegrass performance can now be summoned digitally via a new live release.  Today the band introduces the sophomore installment of the live series available exclusively via all online streaming platforms, Courage For The Road: Winter 2020 to share until the concert season kicks back in full gear.

As of late, the town of Fort Collins has played host to a plethora of tour openers and tour closers. Tuesday night saw the tour finale for Sam Bush and his never-ending musical travels and without skipping a beat, Wednesday brought the PHAB 4 to Washington’s to begin their three-night Colorado run of collaboration.

With the live concert industry upended and life in general in America under near lockdown with health officials suggesting the public remain home and not gather due to the coronavirus / COVID-19, Greensky Bluegrass is taking a ‘casual’ approach to enrich fans with music. Today the band announces its ‘Live From the Archive’ video series to encourage community and combat social distancing fatigue.

There is a small unincorporated lil “town” called Hoxeyville in the northern Michigan mitten and once a year the population exponentially grows when they open the gates to one of my all time favorite fests.  The drive north winds through quick moving clouds and green rolling fields that inspire but not quite as much as the dashing downbeat and the humbling hugs that abound at Hoxeyville.

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