Miners Foundry is pleased to present Whitewater Ramble with Absynth Quintet on Thursday, April 11, 2013. Described as High Octane Rocky Mountain DanceGrass, Whitewater Ramble starts with bluegrass instrumentation, adds drums, and finishes with a boundless approach to grassing up everything from disco house grooves to roots to Americana. Whitewater Ramble is now on tour behind their second studio release Roots & Groove. The album showcases WWR’s growth as songwriters and musicians. Produced by Tin Carbone of Railroad Earth, the album features an array of special guests such as Andy Hall on dobro (Infamous Stringdusters), and Andy Thorn on banjo (Leftover Salmon), Grammy Award winner John Macy on pedal steel and Bill McKay on piano. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the music starts at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $12.00 in Advance $15.00 at the Door, and are available online, by phone, or in person at the Miners Foundry, (530) 265-5040, or in person at Briar Patch Co-Op.
Based in Fort Collins, CO, Whitewater Ramble has performed and headlined on every major stage across the Rocky Mountain Region. With over 900 performances under their belt, the group has truly established themselves as one of the hardest working groups in the jam scene today. The quintet combines the elements of mandolin, fiddle, acoustic guitar, upright bass, drums, and vocals to explore the musical boundaries of multiple genres, and to fuel their own mixture of original music and innovate cover song interpretations. Whether playing an intimate encores, acoustic and unplugged in the crowd, or surfing on top of the upright bass, Whitewater Ramble delivers a powerful and memorable live performance.
The Absynth Quintet ~ Sweetwater Shakedown 2011
Absynth Quintet purvey a truly unique brand of high energy acoustic music. The band’s sound, born and cultured in the fertile hills of Humboldt County, CA, melds a reverent treatment of time honored American music with a reckless, virtuosic and often zany approach to innovation. AQ tap into their diverse musical roots and tease out something fresh, original, and relevant to today’s music scene, while always keeping the foot-stomping influence of blue grass roots present.