When it comes time to choose a name for a band, it's hard to find a moniker that's more solid and authentic than "Wood and Wire."
Jeff Austin has nothing against a good hot lick, mind you. It's just that he thinks they sometimes distract from the vocal and the lyrics of a song. "It's about the voice," he says, "and how it can be showcased from song to song. It's the direct communication with the crowd--not just asking them how they're feeling, but bringing something out of them."
Some bands are put together gradually, after a lot of thought and planning. Red Butte is not one of those. "We just sort of fell together," a member of the band explains. "We're a group of veteran musicians who met up at just the right time."
The critical plaudits for Joan Osborne's career and for her new album could fill pages by themselves.
You know you've reached stardom when you're recognized by only your first name.
The 2017 Beartrap Summer Festival is set for August 5th and 6th in Beartrap Meadow on Casper Mountain. This year’s line-up brings more variety than ever to one of Wyoming’s biggest music festivals.
What a perfect ending to a perfect weekend. Crowd favorite Poco came in and show Beartrap why they've been around for so long. Dancing, singing, and an all around good time. Check out Poco's photos from their set.
Soulful, uplifting and smooth are all things that can describe The Honeycutters. New to Beartrap and Wyoming, these talented folks kept the crowd swaying with the tunes. Check out their performance photos.
There were many Beartrap festival goers cutting rugs and showing off their best moves during the performances this weekend. Here are some of the best dancing moments from the 2016 Beartrap Summer Festival.
You definitely missed out if you didn't catch American Aquarium at Beartrap Summer Festival. Their mix of blues, rock, and folk will take you to a time when Johnny Cash ruled the stage.