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Our music reviewer's primer to the annual CoMo fest , Part Two
By Hilary Scott
COLUMBIA, Mo 9/16/14 (Review) -- Hilary Scott returns for more brief but informative previews of this year's Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ .
This time, she tells us about Trampled by Turtles, Blackberry Smoke, and the legendary
Trampled by Turtles
A signature "wall of strings".
That's the sound Duluth, Minnesota-based Trampled by Turtles has brought audiences since 2003, says producer Alan Sparhawk .
A wild, frenetic energy like bluegrass on speed , Trampled's wall of strings includes guitar, bass, mandolin, banjo and fiddle -- a complex arrangement that brings musical life to some simple but profound themes: The death of a loved one; the parting of friends; the changing leaves; the loss of a love.
"All the little parts ...
Old-fashioned picketing against a new-fangled problem
In this gold rush, it's developers vs. taxpayers