2018 Beartrap Summer Festival

Big Head Todd & The Monsters: Where Anything Can Happen
What sets this band apart from others in their genre? The memorable name, for one thing. And picture the music of a BHTM single (a selection one space-traveling fan specifically requested from Houston) zooming through the atmosphere for the purpose of waking up the astronauts in the Space Station. A…
Town Mountain: Grass With Swagger
The North Carolina band Town Mountain doesn't have to think twice when asked about their influences: they're "the Bluegrass triumvirate": Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs, and Bill Monroe.
Cicada Rhythm: Southern Twilight With Punk-Dipped Roots
It seems like everywhere you go, you hear people saying good things about the Cicada Rhythm's newest album "Everywhere You Go." It's been stirring up good press for the Athens-based indie folk duo. American Songwriter was streaming it live even before its release.
Head For The Hills: Creating Potions And Poisons
"There's no reinvention of the wheel here," says the band Head for the Hills of their newest album "Potions and Poisons." Instead, says one reviewer, the work builds "a little world of sound from the detritus of Bluegrass, jazz, hip hop, folk, and soul."

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