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  1. #1
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    Go see Billy Strings!

    Had a chance to see this guys for the second time on Friday night at this awesome little place in Paradise Valley. Straight fucking heat. This band is doing their part to revitalize music as we know it. Been to many many many live shows and these guys bring next level energy. Haven't seen crowds get this wild in a long time.

    Recording from Friday's show.
    https://archive.org/details/bs2018-08-24

    Super intimate country outdoor venue. I had a pretty damn good spot on the rail aka 2 feet from the band and snagged a good picture.
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    Little video just released of them doing Billy's song Dust in a Baggie.



    The often exploratory Turmoil and Tinfoil from a show this past April




    Seriously, go see these guys ASAP.

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    Cool stuff! I would shoot up there to see these guys. Will check out their tour dates!

    Thx!

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    I have heard of him, but this is the first listening I've done. Good stuff!
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    Sadly, they don't seem to ever tour west of the Continental Divide...
    "Man, we killin' elephants in the back yard..."

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    Quote Originally Posted by dookey67 View Post
    Sadly, they don't seem to ever tour west of the Continental Divide...
    Soon. They are still growing. I would think next summer for sure.

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    Bumping this in the hopes more people hear Billy Strings. He's coming to Squaw for WinterWonderGrass in March.

    His sound guy livestreams every show here: http://mixlr.com/billy-streams/

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    Saw them on 11/2 in Boise. Outstanding show.

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    I think I’m seeing them open for greensky bluegrass this winter

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    Quote Originally Posted by ticketchecker View Post
    I think I’m seeing them open for greensky bluegrass this winter
    Greensky should be opening for Billy Strings. No doubt. This band is swinging for the fences. Night after night. Way more talented technically than GSBG in my opinion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Whiteroom_Guardian View Post
    Greensky should be opening for Billy Strings. No doubt. This band is swinging for the fences. Night after night. Way more talented technically than GSBG in my opinion.
    Calm down son.

    Yes billy strings is awesome and up and coming. But they play 80% the same songs every night and they’re not quite “there yet”. Someday soon yes. But not quite....

    That said, go see billy strings !

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    ^yep

    Billy Strings is awesome but give me Greensky at the end of the day please.

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    x3.

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    X4. Commonwealth room SLCClick image for larger version. 

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    Checked out some Billy's strings last night on youtube, FKNA they can play. Psyched to see them warm up for greensky

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    Bump....all shows available in soundboard format on Nugs.net now. March 2019 shows have been amazing. Just bought my tix for the Pine Creek show in June. Catch this band while you still can. Greensky Whatgrass?

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    In case you needed more convincing. The truth right here ladies and gents.


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    Billy is the mang! Michigan boy.. been jamming his stuff for years so awesome to see him gain some recognition. Played Thursday of bluegrass last year and blew some minds. Kid is the real deal and his band is tight as shit

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    Was actually just jamming this earlier to nite
    It probably makes me sound like a hipster but I like old greensky better.. I'll take Billy any day

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    love me some 'Strings

    need to see them

    here's 'Strings & MK
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_c...&v=1RNNQYpnukA
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    The future is in good hands

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    Pine Creek has a killer vibe and crowd too. It's called Paradise Valley for a reason. Looks like he's not coming to Targhee Bluegrass this summer, bummer.
    Something about the wrinkle in your forehead tells me there's a fit about to get thrown
    And I never hear a single word you say when you tell me not to have my fun
    It's the same old shit that I ain't gonna take off anyone.
    and I never had a shortage of people tryin' to warn me about the dangers I pose to myself.

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    Going to see him again at Blue Ox this year. Ticket and camping spot for the entire weekend in hand.

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