Sam Bush looked like the happiest man in the world while performing on stage at the 2013 Beartrap Summer Festival. It is apparent that Bush loves what he does, and keeps the fun flowing in full force. The entire set, Bush was all smiles and laughter. It is humbling to see such an accomplished musician keeping it real in the way that Sam Bush does.
The Irish-American group, Solas, gave a superlative performance at the 2013 Beartrap Summer Festival. The impassioned group told many tales through their songs giving insight to times that have come and gone, and issues of today. Solas gives much heart and soul the world of Celtic music today.
The quintet, Run Boy Run, gave a delightful performance, much to the acclaim of the audience. Stunning vocals and award winning fiddling made Run Boy Run a stand out at the 2013 Beartrap Summer Festival, in very commendable way.
One of the most unique bands on the Sunday lineup, Screen Door Porch showed off their own brand of Americana, Roots-Rock and Country-Blues. I remember hearing them cover a Radiohead song, which I was excited about. Unfortunately I wasn't able to get the camera up in time to capture it. Nonetheless, Screen Door Porch put on an awesome performance for the Sunday audience.
The Blue Canyon Boys are no strangers to the Beartrap Summer Festival. Having performed here in the past, these boys know how to kick things off right. The Blue Canyon Boys infectious brew of Colorado bluegrass was just the ticket for the kick off of day two at the 2013 Beartrap Summer Festival.
Fun was had by all at the 2013 Beartrap Down From The Mountain. Casper citizens came out in droves to enjoy the free concert in Washington Park Saturday evening.
Della Mae delivered a world class performance at the 2013 Beartrap Summer Festival. The ladies that make up this all female group came together in perfect harmony to produce enamoring tunes that captivated the audience of Beartrap Meadows.
Continuing the tradition of amazing bluegrass on top of Casper Mountain, The Hillbenders gave a stellar performance for festival goers. Their own brand of bluegrass brought some rockin' sounds to the traditional bluegrass style. Watching The Hillbenders perform is an experience one must experience first hand.
Front Country is one of the freshest new faces in the world of bluegrass. Coming all the way from the San Francisco area, Front Country brought some sweet sounds to the ears of festival goers. If they keep up their energy and momentum, this group is sure to be receiving national recognition in a big way.