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Yonder Mountain String Band
8:00 PM - 11:59 PM The Independent

Yonder Mountain String Band

Date: January 10, 2019 to January 10, 2019
Where: The Independent, 628 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, California, United States, 94117
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with Handmade Moments
Yonder Mountain String Bands first new album in two years, LOVE. AINT LOVE is undeniably the Colorado-based progressive bluegrass outfits most surprising, creative, and yes, energetic studio excursion to date. Songs like Chasing My Tail and Alison are rooted in tradition but as current as tomorrow, animated by electrifying performance, vivid production, and the modernist power that has made Yonder one of the most popular live bands of their generation. Melding sophisticated songcraft, irrepressible spirit, and remarkable instrumental ability, LOVE. AINT LOVE is a testament to Yonder Mountain String Bands organic, dynamic, and intensely personal brand of contemporary bluegrass-fueled Americana.I think this is our best album yet, says Adam Aijala, guitarist.Yonder founding members Aijala, banjo player Dave Johnston, and bassist Ben Kaufmann reconfigured Yonder Mountain String Band as a traditional bluegrass instrumental five-piece in 2014 with the recruitment of new players Allie Kral (violin) and Jacob Jolliff (mandolin). The reconstituted group debuted with 2015s acclaimed BLACK SHEEP, but truly gelled as they toured, the new players personalities seamlessly blending and elevating the intrinsically tight Yonder sound. Yonder made certain to show off the current rosters growing strength with the 2017 release of MOUNTAIN TRACKS: VOLUME 6, the first installment in their hugely popular live recording series since 2008.This lineup just keeps getting better, Aijala says. The more gigs you get under your belt, the better you get. Obviously. But the confidence I have in these individual musicians, Im amazed at some of the places we go together on stage.LOVE. AINT LOVE is produced by Yonder Mountain String Band and longtime collaborator John McVey, with the majority of the album recorded at Coupe Studios in Yonders home base of Boulder, CO. Aijala and McVey handled all of the albums mix and engineering at their respective home studios and while Yond
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