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Leftover Salmon

Artist Bio

Few bands stick around for thirty years. Even fewer bands leave a legacy during that time that marks them as a truly special, once-in-lifetime type band. And no band has done all that and had as much fun as Leftover Salmon. Since their earliest days as a forward thinking, progressive bluegrass band who had the guts to add drums to the mix and who was unafraid to stir in any number of highly combustible styles into their ever evolving sound, to their role as a pioneer of the modern jamband scene, to their current status as elder-statesmen of the scene who cast a huge influential shadow over every festival they play, Leftover Salmon has been a crucial link in keeping alive the traditional music of the past while at the same time pushing that sound forward with their own weirdly, unique style.

In their fourth decade as a band, Leftover Salmon is showing no signs of slowing down, continuing to create new music in the studio, including the most recent release Brand New Good Old Days (Compass Records 2021). The latest album shows that Leftover Salmon is still proving it possible to recreate themselves without changing who they are. The band now features a lineup that has been together longer than any other in Salmon history and is one of the strongest the legendary band has ever assembled. Built around the core of founding members Drew Emmitt and Vince Herman, the band is now powered by banjo-wiz Andy Thorn, and driven by the steady rhythm section of bassist Greg Garrison, drummer Alwyn Robinson, and dobro player & keyboardist Jay Starling. The current lineup is continuing the long, storied history of Salmon which found them first emerging from the progressive bluegrass world and coming of age as one the original jam bands, before rising to become architects of what has become known as Jamgrass and helping to create a landscape where bands schooled in the traditional rules of bluegrass can break free of those bonds through nontraditional instrumentation and an innate ability to push songs in new psychedelic directions live. Salmon is a band who for more than thirty years has never stood still; they are constantly changing, evolving, and inspiring. If someone wanted to understand what Americana music is they could do no better than to go to a Leftover Salmon show, where they effortlessly glide from a bluegrass number born on the front porch, to the down-and-dirty Cajun swamps with a stop on Bourbon Street in New Orleans, to the hallowed halls of the Ryman in Nashville, before firing one up in the mountains of Colorado.

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Tour Dates

Mar 08 2024
Center for the Arts Crested Butte
Crested Butte, CO
Mar 09 2024
Center for the Arts Crested Butte
Crested Butte, CO
Mar 15 2024
Crystal Bay Casino
Crystal Bay, NV
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Mar 16 2024
The Guild Theatre
Menlo Park, CA
Mar 17 2024
Hopmonk Tavern
Sebastopol, CA
Mar 17 2024
Hopmonk Tavern
Sebastopol, CA
Mar 21 2024
EMS Spring Bluegrass Festival 2024
Brooksville, FL
Mar 29 2024
Jerry Garcia: A Bluegrass Journey @ Bluegrass Hall Of Fame
Owensboro, KY
Apr 07 2024
Southland Bluegrass & Wilderness Festival 2024
Immokalee, FL
Apr 19 2024
Porter Pavilion
Kilauea, HI
Apr 20 2024
Porter Pavilion
Kilauea, HI
Apr 21 2024
Porter Pavilion
Kilauea, HI
Apr 24 2024
The Burl
Lexington, KY
Apr 25 2024
The Eastern
Atlanta, GA
Apr 26 2024
Ryman Auditorium
Nashville, TN
Apr 27 2024
Wildwood Springs Lodge
Steelville, MO
May 02 2024
Joy Theater
New Orleans, LA
May 03 2024
Meanwhile Brewing
Austin, TX
May 04 2024
Ferris Wheelers Backyard and BBQ
Dallas, TX
May 05 2024
The Heights Theater
Houston, TX
May 25 2024
DelFest 2024
Cumberland, MD
May 31 2024
Riverfront Live
Cincinnati, OH
Jun 01 2024
Performance Pavilion at Sweetwater
Fort Wayne, IN
Jun 02 2024
hoxeyville music festival 2024
Wellston, MI
Jun 20 2024
Telluride Bluegrass Festival 2024
Telluride, CO
Jun 27 2024
Blue Ox Music Festival 2024
Eau Claire, WI
Jun 28 2024
Rivers Casino Des Plaines
Des Plaines, IL
Jun 29 2024
ROMP 2024
Owensboro, KY
Jul 06 2024
Filene Center at Wolf Trap
Vienna, VA
Jul 24 2024
Floydfest 2024
Floyd, VA
Aug 02 2024
Nelson Ledges Quarry Park Grassfire Festival 2024
Garrettsville, OH
Aug 09 2024
Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festival 2024
Alta, WY
Sep 12 2024
Bender Jamboree 2024
Las Vegas, NV
Sep 13 2024
Pickin' In The Pines Bluegrass & Acoustic Music Festival 2024
Flagstaff, AZ