Leftover Salmon

Pianist Erik Deutsch took his first piano lesson at age 6 and has since spent a lifetime studying and honing the craft, taking it to its outer limits and beyond, melding styles and melting faces in crowds of all genres, shapes, and sizes.

There’s nothing quite as freewheeling and fun as calling up a few buddies to get together and play music, creating a bond, and, if the stars align, walking away with a song or two. Now imagine if the friends were tenured professional touring musicians who’ve just never quite had the chance to all be in the same room at the same time. That’s exactly how the newly formed, feel-good Americana collective, The High Hawks, came to be.

Colorado-based jamgrass pioneers, Leftover Salmon, announce a July 4 celebration as only this band can deliver: July 2-4, 2021 at The Surf Hotel in beautiful Buena Vista, CO.

The shows will all be held on the LAWN, adjacent to the hotel in the heart of Buena Vista’s South Main District.

In the first few seconds of The High Hawks’ debut single, a flurry of pulsing electric piano, kick drum, and Townshend-esque guitar strums give way to a flat out J.J. Cale groove just in time for the first line to be sung: “If we could just find a highway...might even find a way to make it home.” And thus, The High Hawks take flight. That tune, “Heroes & Highways,” is an appropriate first taste of music from the long-time-coming, feel-good Americana cooperative, naturally expressing the range of which the bands’ members can reach.

Leftover Salmon's new album, BRAND NEW GOOD OLD DAYS, is out tomorrow and marks the band's return to Compass Records. With praise from publications including Relix, American Songwriter, The Bluegrass Situation and many more to come, the album reaffirms the band’s ability to keep things fresh while remaining true to their musical heritage.

Leftover Salmon will release BRAND NEW GOOD OLD DAYS next week, heralding their return to Compass Records. The band, which is widely regarded as one of the architects of the jam band scene, has been brewing its own potent blend of bluegrass, rock ‘n’ roll, folk, Cajun, soul, zydeco,  jazz and blues for over 30 years and continues to be one of the most popular acts on the festival scene.

For over 30 years, Leftover Salmon has been one of Colorado’s most beloved musical exports, picking up where bands like Little Feat, the Band and The Grateful Dead left off and distilling the music  into their own potent brew of bluegrass, rock ‘n’ roll, folk, Cajun, soul, zydeco and jazz and blues. Today, the band is sharing their version of "Boogie Grass Band," a 1978 hit for Conway Twitty, with The Bluegrass Situation; it's also available to stream on all digital service providers.

After a quiet winter in 2020, the Cloud 9 Adventures event season returns with the official announcement of destination music vacation Strings & Sol. The bluegrass-centric concert experience takes fans to the tropics for an all-inclusive vacation in Riviera Maya, Mexico. The event returns to beloved all-inclusive resorts Now Sapphire and Dreams Riviera Cancun from December 9-13, 2021.

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