Jamgrass: A New Genre for Texas Pink Floyd Fans
Bluegrass Floyd tribute band seeks to break genre barriers with Wizard of Oz party
Band founder and guitarist Michael Boyd, previously of the Austin Phish tribute band A Live One, and drummer Enzo Loechel, of the jam band ToasT, bring a strong jam influence into the familiar music of Floyd, while the string section (made up of Randal Robledo on mandolin, Joshua Terry on violin, and Matthew Meldrum on upright bass) and classically-
"The ballads lend themselves to a gorgeous, theatrical style, the strong rock pieces get people on their feet with [drummer] Enzo's heavy dance beats, and the more bluegrass-styled pieces give me a great excuse to stop hiding my Texas drawl," Amy explains. "The freedom we get by not being a straight tribute band is pretty amazing -- we get to play some of the most loved music that's ever been made, but we still get to stretch our own creativity. Fans stay after the shows to tell us how much they love the fresh sound, and we love hearing that."
For more information, please visit www.newcarcaviar.com, or contact Amy Boyd at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the Wizard of Oz party on May 2, please visit https://www.facebook.com/
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