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."
2017 Beartrap Summer Festival
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.