Sam Bush Band (#1601)
Sam Bush, originator of the newgrass style of bluegrass, and his band perform at the 3rd annual International Newgrass Festival. Recorded in 2011.
Tuesday, January 13 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Saturday night, January 17 at 12:00/11:00 pm CT on KET2
In the 1970s Sam Bush and New Grass Revival revolutionized bluegrass music by infusing it with influences from rock, jazz, and other styles. Since then Bush has remained a leader in the genre, continuing to perform as well as encouraging and working with other artists.
In this performance, Bush and his band perform at the 3rd annual International Bluegrass Festival, held in August 2011 near Bowling Green, Ky.