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    Summercamp Video Premiere

    July 29, 2014 in Albums, Music Videos, News

     

    Grammy-nominated bluegrass-rock band The Infamous Stringdusters have partnered with Eleven Madison Park to jointly release a new video for The Stringdusters latest single Summercamp. Featuring a laid back acoustic groove and breezy multi-part harmonies, the seasonally appropriate song— currently tracking at Triple-A Radio—can be found on the recently released album Let It Go, which spent four weeks in the top 10 of the Americana Radio Chart.

     

    The video was filmed in New York City on the eve of the band’s current Summer Tour 2014 during an exclusive private show at Eleven Madison Park, an award-winning restaurant that was given three stars by the Michelin Guide and fours stars by the New York Times. The band— Andy Hall (dobro), Andy Falco (guitar), Chris Pandolfi (banjo), Jeremy Garrett (fiddle) and Travis Book (upright bass)—was invited to play the restaurant’s private party, held during the popular Big Apple Barbecue Block Party. The rollicking show delivered an once-in-a-lifetime event for those lucky enough to get in the door.

     

    Summercamp marks a breakthrough for The Infamous Stringdusters—the lauded outfit known for incomparable chops and a boundless expansion of acoustic music—as the most sonically universal song in the band’s growing catalog. As The Lonesome Road Review eloquently put it: “Summercamp is a three-and-a-half-minute masterpiece that sounds like what you would get if you locked Ron Sexsmith and the mid-1970s Seldom Scene in the studio and told them they couldn’t come out until they had a radio hit.” The band continues to craft an evolving Americana sound that transcends any traditional assumptions and leaves no audience unsatisfied.

     

    The Summercamp music video was Produced and Directed by Hayden 5.

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    2014 Summer Tour is off to a HOT Start!

    June 17, 2014 in News, Tour

     

    Joss Stone surprises the audience at Eleven Madison Park when she joined The Stringdusters on stage.

    Just a week into our 2014 Summer Tour and we’ve already had more fun than should be allowed.

     

    We started in New York City on Sunday, June 8th, where we played a private party at the illustrious Eleven Madison Park for industry members and guests of the Big Apple BBQ Block Party. The audience got an extra special treat as JOSS STONE joined us on stage for a Fork in the Road encore!

     

    Next, it was on to Loveland, CO for another private show—this time for the Grassroots Outdoor Alliance Fundraiser. The GOA is a collective of over 100 independent outdoor specialty stores focusing on sharing information, fostering communication, promoting best business practices and protecting our natural environment—locally and globally—through community, culture and sustainability. With such a high regard for community conservation, it’s no surprise that the GOA named the CAN’d Aid Foundation as the beneficiary of the fundraiser.

     

    We raised over $25,000, which triggered a $5,000 contribution from Patagonia and a $25,000 match from Oskar Blues Brewery for a grand total of OVER $55,000 RAISED FOR POST-FLOOD REBUILDING EFFORTS!

     

    From there, it was on to Boulder where we joined Grammy Award-winning musician Rodney Crowell as special unannounced guests for his eTown taping. (Stay tuned for details on when the concert will air.) Then, we finished out the week with a free show at FIBArk Whitewater Festival on Friday and rocked out at Palisade Bluegrass and Roots Festival on Saturday. We saw tons of new and familiar faces, and they all know how to party!

     

    Who knows what the rest of Summer Tour holds? Come see for yourself!

     

    JULY 11 – SAN RAFAEL, CA at Terrapin Crossroads – TICKETS
    JULY 12 – SAN RAFAEL, CA at Terrapin Crossroads – TICKETS
    JULY 13 – SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA at Seven Sisters Fest – TICKETS
    JULY 15 – SACRAMENTO, CA at Harlow’s – TICKETS
    JULY 16 – SANTA CRUZ, CA at Moe’s Alley – TICKETS
    JULY 17 – ARCATA, CA at Humboldt Brews – TICKETS
    JULY 18 – NORTH PLAINS, OR at Northwest String Summit – TICKETS
    JULY 19 – BOISE, ID at Knitting Factory – TICKETS
    JULY 20 – JACKSON, WY at Concerts in Commons – FREE
    AUGUST 8 – STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO at Howelsen Hill Amphitheater – FREE
    AUGUST 9 – LOVELAND, CO at Arise Music Festival – TICKETS
    AUGUST 10 – BRECKENRIDGE, CO at Breckenridge Music Festival – TICKETS
    AUGUST 16 – SCRANTON, PA at The Peach Music Festival – TICKETS
    AUGUST 17 – ROWAYTON, CT at RCA Summer Music Festival – FREE

     

    Click here for a full list of upcoming tour dates.

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    Mountain Stage Radio Show Airing This Week!

    June 12, 2014 in News

     

                                                                                                                        Last month’s I’ll Get Away Tour included a few shows that were recorded for radio broadcast, and our performance at Mountain Stage Radio is airing this week! Airtimes vary by station, so click here for a complete list of affiliate broadcasting times.

     

    Is the show not offered in your area? No worries! Starting June 22, the show will be available for streaming on the Mountain Stage website and via your mobile device through the free NPR Music app.

     

     

     

                                                           *photo by Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage

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    Summer Tour and Other Hot News

    June 4, 2014 in News, Tour

     

    We’re back on the road in June, July and August for our 2014 Summer Tour. Catch us in the following cities.

     

    JUNE 13 – SALIDA, CO at FIBArk Whitewater Festival – FREE
    JUNE 14 – PALISADE, CO at Palisade Bluegrass & Roots – TICKETS
    JULY 11 – SAN RAFAEL, CA at Terrapin Crossroads – TICKETS
    JULY 12 – SAN RAFAEL, CA at Terrapin Crossroads – TICKETS
    JULY 13 – SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA at Seven Sisters Fest – TICKETS
    JULY 15 – SACRAMENTO, CA at Harlow’s – TICKETS
    JULY 16 – SANTA CRUZ, CA at Moe’s Alley – TICKETS
    JULY 17 – ARCATA, CA at Humboldt Brews – TICKETS
    JULY 18 – NORTH PLAINS, OR at Northwest String Summit – TICKETS
    JULY 19 – BOISE, ID at Knitting Factory – TICKETS
    JULY 20 – JACKSON, WY at Concerts in Commons – FREE
    AUGUST 8 – STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO at Howelsen Hill Amphitheater – FREE
    AUGUST 9 – LOVELAND, CO at Arise Music Festival – TICKETS
    AUGUST 10 – BRECKENRIDGE, CO at Breckenridge Music Festival – TICKETS
    AUGUST 16 – SCRANTON, PA at The Peach Music Festival – TICKETS
    AUGUST 17 – ROWAYTON, CT at RCA Summer Music Festival – FREE

    Click here for a full list of upcoming tour dates and ticket links.

     

     

    Summercamp is the newest single from our latest album, Let It Go, and it’s hitting radio NOW! Call you local radio stations to request Summercamp, and catch the song live during our 2014 Summer Tour.

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    The Festy Experience 2014 Lineup is Here!

    June 3, 2014 in Festivals, News, The Festy Experience

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    The Festy presents I’ll Get Away Tour

    April 28, 2014 in News, The Festy Experience, Tour

     

    We’re heading for the mid-Atlantic area in May for The Festy presents I’ll Get Away Tour, with stops in New York, Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee & North Carolina. We’re working with The Festy Experience to help raise funds and awareness for Leave No Trace, who work to teach people of all ages how to enjoy the outdoors responsibly. $1.00 from every Festy ticket sold will go to Leave No Trace, who will also be back at The Festy Experience this year to host hikes around our on-site trails, talks on outdoor ethics, a Cleanest Campsite Challenge and more! Come see us in May (and sign up for The Festy mailing list) to stay in-the-know.

     

    For the length of the I’ll Get Away Tour, we’re giving you the chance to get away to The Festy Experience, October 9-12! Enter to win a pair of Weekend Camping Passes with Reserved Car Camping and Thursday Early Access for 2. ENTER TO WIN tickets to The Festy Experience here.

     

    LIME KILN ADVANCED TICKETS HAVE SOLD OUT
    Advanced tickets for the 5/17 show at Lime Kiln Theater have SOLD OUT! In the event of rain, the show will take place in The Lenfest Center. Additional tickets will be made available for purchase if the weather is nice and the show takes place outdoors at the picturesque Lime Kiln Theater.

     

    Click here for a full list of upcoming tour dates & ticket links.

     

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    New Album LET IT GO Available NOW …and… The Festy Experience 5 On Sale

    April 1, 2014 in Albums, Festivals, News, The Festy Experience

     

    It’s finally here: our new album LET IT GO has officially released! You may have been lucky enough to pick up your copy at a show in March. If you pre-ordered through our webstore or via iTunes, copies of the album will start delivering today.

     

    Still need to get your copy of LET IT GO? Click here to get it in our webstore–you can order a digital download or a physical copy of the CD, and can even bundle your CD with an exclusive LET IT GO tee or other killer album merch. LET IT GO is also available for download it on iTunes–click here.

     

       

     

    Our LET IT GO album release tour rolls on out west in April (and we’ll still have copies of the album available at the merch table, too), kicking off with two big nights at The Ogden Theatre in Denver on Friday, April 11 & Saturday, April 12. Want to know if we’re coming to a city near you? Click here for a full list of upcoming tour dates. Also on April 12, we’ll follow our feet to help out our friends at KEEN who have put together a Platte River Clean-up. Click here for more details on the Platte River Cleanup with KEEN.

     

    Every October, we host an annual festival in the beautiful Rockfish Valley of Nelson County, VA–The Festy Experience! We’re thrilled to be celebrating our 5th year of The Festy and excited to announce that ticket are now on sale! Get your tickets here. Be sure to stay on top of all that’s happened with The 5th Anniversary of The Festy Experience (like artist line-up announcement on June 1 & daily schedules on August 1) by signing up for the email list.

     

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    The Road to Boulder Traveled

    January 20, 2014 in News, Tour

    In September of 2013, the Colorado Front Range was devastated by heavy rains and flooding that destroyed practically all of the towns of Lyons and Longmont. With our personal connection to Lyons in particular, and the role the area has long-played in the bluegrass community, we felt an urgent need to take action and immediately started looking for ways to help the areas recover. In December, we hit the road with others whose roots run deep through Colorado—Paper Bird, Oskar Blues Brewery, Osprey Packs, Elevation Outdoors and the reemerging Madden Equipment—to raise funds, national awareness and resources to assist in rebuilding the community through the CAN’d Aid Foundation.

     

     

    Thanks to your contributions, we’ve raised nearly $5,000 already for Oskar Blues’ CAN’d Aid Foundation, and we’re not done yet! You can help us in our mission to support the rebuilding of Lyons by donating to the CAN’d Aid Foundation in the following ways:

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    The Ties That Bind Us

    January 2, 2014 in News

    The Infamous Stringdusters at The National for VA.NYE. photo by Tom Daly

     

    As we bid bon voyage to 2013, we reflect on a year of memories forged in our ties to one another. Chris Pandolfi (banjo) said it best in a note to The Jamily (The ‘Dusters hardcore fan base) on the Got Dusted Facebook page

     

    “2013 was such a big year for us, and it had everything to do with you guys. It wasn’t necessarily a year of mainstream saturation or publicity (which every band wants), but it truly was a year that everything changed for us as a band. 2013 was the year that you guys, our core fans, came together to transform the Infamous Stringdusters into something much bigger than a group of 5 guys chasing a dream. Every band thinks success will be the tie that binds them, but that changed. It’s our community that makes this feel like something real, something that will last for many years. It’s knowing that every show will have familiar faces on the rail, seeing you guys make the kind of commitment that we make, and knowing what a wonderful group of people you are. It’s something I never even dreamed about, it’s deeply inspiring and it’s had such a profound impact on everything we do. As things change and grow we’ll always find ways to make sure you guys are at the center of the experience.

     

    “The connections that we solidified with all of you in 2013 are the most meaningful connections we will ever make. There are way to many people to tag or name, but you know who you are and you know we love you. Here’s to many more years of doing this thing together. Thank you a million times and happy new year to all!!”

     

    We’re so grateful to have our Jamily with us on our journey and, being a Charlottesville-based band, we loved welcoming the New Year with all of you in our home state at The Festy presents a Virginia New Year’s Experience.  Fellow Virginia artists Larry Keel & Natural Bridge, Sons of Bill, Love Canon, Carl Anderson and No BS! Brass Band added to the energy our fans brought, creating an epic 2-night New Year’s Experience for the ages!

     

     

    It was a thrill and an honor to start our 2014 memories in our home state, and now we’re looking forward to seeing you all again throughout the year.  In the short-term, we’re heading to Miami this weekend to get on the boat and gain our sea legs on Jam Cruise! Then, we’ll be rolling in hot (and tan) for 2 nights at Georgia Theatre, January 10 & January 11! (Click on the dates to RSVP to the Facebook event–included info on ticket links, show times, and more.) There will also be Happy Hours each night for the Jamily to get together and catch up before the show, so stay tuned for details coming soon.

     

    Also on the horizon of the near future… Be looking for more shows to announce, album release details and other exciting news coming at the end of January! Make sure you’ve signed up for our email list to be one of the first to know.

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    Our 2013 New Year’s Tour and The Festy presents: VA.NYE

    December 17, 2013 in Festivals, News, The Festy Experience, Tour

    Before ending in a huge 2-night celebration in Virginia’s capital, we start our 2013 New Year’s tour with support from Love Canon, hitting Brooklyn’s Music Hall of Williamsburg on 12/27 and Union Transfer in Philadelphia on 12/28.

     

    Click here to purchase tickets for
    The Festy Presents a Virginia New Year’s Experience:
    December 30-31 at The National in Richmond.
    Click on the posters below for info and tickets to Brooklyn & Philly.

       

     

     

    a Virginia New Year’s Experience

     

    We’ve partnered with our cohorts in The Festy Experience to bring you a New Year’s Eve celebration like no other, settling in for 2 nights in Richmond at The National for The Festy presents VA.NYE: a Virginia New Year’s Experience! We and The Festy are bringing together some of the greatest live bands Virginia has to offer: Larry Keel & Natural BridgeSons of BillLove CanonNo BS! Brass Band, and more… plus, 2 sets with The ‘Dusters each night.

     

    Buy your New Year’s Experience tickets from our web store before December 25, 2013 and be automatically entered to win a pair of Weekend Camping Passes to The 2014 Festy Experience! Or you can click here to enter without purchase.

     

    Click on the images below for tickets or more info.


     UPDATED NEW YEAR’S EVE SCHEDULE!

    Bringing you all the same great Virginia music, just 15 minutes earlier!

    7:15PM – 7:45PM: Carl Anderson

    8:00PM – 9:00PM: Sons of Bill

    9:30PM – 12:30AM: ISD – 2 Sets

    Love Canon immediately after.

    Click here for Limited 2-Day TIckets to VA.NYE
    Excited for the New Year’s Eve line-up? Then you’ll be stoked to hear that we’re giving you a chance to win a VIP Package to Experience the big night!

     

    The VIP New Year’s Experience Package includes…
    • A pair of VIP tickets to the New Year’s Experience on December 31, 2013 at The National (which comes with access the lower balcony and an exclusive bar).
    • Hotel accommodations on December 31, 2013 at the nearby Richmond Marriott (within walking distance of The National!).
    • Tons of swag from the bands (including posters signed by The ‘Dusters and Love Canon; Larry Keel’s newest CD, Classic; a signed vinyl copy of Sons of Bill’s latest release, Sirens, and more)!

     

    Click here to fill out the entry form for your chance to win
    The VIP New Year’s Experience Package

     

     

    Jamily Happy Hours

     

    We know our fans (a.k.a. the Jamily) enjoy a place to rendezvous before the music gets raging… a place to enjoy a few cold ones, catch up with one another, and meet new friends.  If you’re coming to the Richmond shows, we’ve got places to do just that. Each location is within walking distance to the venue so, if you’re driving in, come early! You can park in the parking decks located directly behind The National, and stroll over to the following hot-spots for a pre-show hang.

     

    Click on the images below for more info and to RSVP to the Event.

     

     

     

    Lodging Options

     

    If you’re staying in Richmond, we highly recommend making a reservation with Richmond Marriott. It’s conveniently located within walking distance of the venue and our Jamily Happy Hour events and if you BOOK HERE BEFORE DECEMBER 20th, your room is just $112 A NIGHT! Just show your New Years Experience ticket stub, email receipt, or any other proof of purchase during your stay. BOOK RICHMOND MARRIOTT NOW

     

    A Day in Richmond

     

    If you’re staying the night (or 2) in Richmond, or if you’re coming into the city early, know that Richmond offers plenty to see and do. Here’s some of our top picks…

     

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