jakub | March 8, 2024

Roo AOTD #37 Greensky Bluegrass


All aboard the hype train for Bonnaroo 2024! Only 98 days until we are all on the Farm again, can you believe it? It’s coming up fast and we can’t wait to be dancing with all of you at Bonnaroo! Today’s Artist of the Day is the one and only Greensky Bluegrass. Learn more about the artist below. Don’t forget to check out all of our artist spotlights! Thank you for reading these posts!

Artist Biography

Greensky Bluegrass is a bluegrass band from Kalamazoo, Michigan. They formed in 2000 and spent several years gigging around their hometown, playing various open mics and house parties. In 2004, the band released their debut album Less Than Supper. Two years later the band won the band contest at Colorado’s Telluride Bluegrass Festival, getting them a main-stage slot the following year. Greensky Bluegrass then spent several years touring, sharing the stage with artists including Béla Fleck & the Flecktones, Sam Bush, Yonder Mountain String Band, and the Avett Brothers. In 2011, the band released their breakthrough fourth album Handguns which debuted at number three on the Billboard Bluegrass Chart. The band made bigger appearances while touring, including stops at Bonnaroo, Austin City Limits, and New Orleans Jazz Fest. Greensky Bluegrass released their fifth album If Sorrows Swim in 2014 which debuted at number one on the Billboard Bluegrass Chart. Their next big release was their seventh album from 2019 All for Money which landed at number 17 on Billboard’s Top Independent Albums Chart. During the pandemic, the band recorded a series of livestreams which became their digital five-volume release titled The Leap Year Sessions. Post-pandemic the band released their 2022 album Stress Dreams followed by the live album Courage For The Road the following year.

Genre

Alternative Bluegrass

Scheduled at Bonnaroo

Sunday (Link to Daily Schedules)



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