Indie folk. Gypsy jazz. Classical. Bluegrass. Chamber rock. Sounds like a highly diverse list of bands appearing at a music festival, right?
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If you can judge a band by its name, you'd probably guess that Big Daddy Love is not a gentle string quartet. And you'd be right.
Their music has been described as "a blend of rock, bluegrass, southern soul, and psychedelic jams...
We are excited to announce the full musical lineup for the 2015 Beartrap Summer Festival. Accompanying our two biggest headliners of all time, Los Lobos and The Charlie Daniels Band, is a hand picked mix of local and national artists guaranteed to have you dancing in the meadow.
Remember the great quartet harmonies of the Grand Ol' Opry, with all four singers leaning in close to a single microphone? Picture that same arrangement but with one of them playing a cello and you have an idea of how the band known as Darlingside performs.
The phrase "Second Time Around" has double meaning for the eclectic string band known as Barefoot Movement.
Have you ordered your tickets for the 21st annual Beartrap Summer Festival? Now is the time, because you can save yourself 25% off the normal ticket price! With Los Lobos and the Charlie Daniel's Band as our headliners this is one you're not going to want to miss.
The Charlie Daniels Band and Los Lobos will headline the 21st annual Beartrap Summer Festival August 1st and 2nd. Townsquare Media of Casper invites everyone to come up for these two legendary bands featured on the new Beartrap stage. “It’s a larger stage with a fresh new look,” said Festival Coordinator Jana Price. “We’ve wanted to get these two awesome bands for quite some time, and with this new stage, we were able to make it happen!”
"What kind of music do you like?"
"Oh, Randy Newman. Fairport Convention. Ry Cooder. You?"
It's not an unusual conversation for two high-school kids in the 1970s, except that these two pickers were Chicano and lived in the hotbed of traditional Mexican music that was East Los Angeles. "We’re looking at each other like, 'You like this stuff?'" drummer Louie Perez recalls. "I thought I was the only weird one.'
Let's say you're the Devil, and you're a few souls shy of making your quota when you decide to check out backwoods Georgia and challenge a young fiddle ace named Johnny, betting him a fiddle of gold against his soul...
It came. It went. We're spent.
We loved this year's line-up for Beartrap 2014--from Jalan Crossland, Littlest Birds and Spencer Bohren, to Johnny Sketch, The Deadly Gentlemen and Nitty Gritty Dirt Band--the bluegrass, country, jazz, insert other awesome music type here, rocked our socks off...