Details of Bluegrass and the Ticket Luck value
One of the most famous music genres around the world, Bluegrass music is enjoyed by countless people. A part of the country music genre, Bluegrass originated during the 1880s and has now become one of the mainstream music genres. The pioneer of the music genre, Bill Monroe described bluegrass as ‘ole-time fiddling’ and ‘Scottish bagpipes’, with a ‘high lonesome sound’. Several internationally renowned artists produce and perform bluegrass music every year. The typical instruments used in bluegrass include upright bass, Dobor, mandolin, acoustic guitar, bano and fiddle. There are various subgenres of bluegrass such as new grass, neo-traditional bluegrass, bluegrass gospel, progressive bluegrass and traditional bluegrass. This season, the audience can witness several bluegrass bands and artists live in action by getting Bluegrass tickets.
Inspired by the music of Appalachia, bluegrass has been influenced by several traditional music roots over the years such as African-American’s jazz and English, Irish and Scottish folk. Hailed as the ‘Father of Bluegrass’, Bill Monroe created what is known today as bluegrass. The name of music genre is also inspired by Bill’s band, Blue Grass Boys. He released over twenty bluegrass albums that were well received by the fans and music critics. Some of his notable works included ‘Southern Flavor’, ‘Master of Bluegrass’, ‘Weary Traveler’, ‘Uncle Pen’, ‘Bluegrass Time’, ‘Bluegrass Ramble’, ‘I Saw the Light’ and ‘Knee Deep in Bluegrass’. With a career spanning over sixty years, Bill won several prestigious music awards including the ‘National Medal of Arts’ and the ‘Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award’. He was also inducted into the ‘International Bluegrass Music Hall of Honor’, the ‘Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’, ‘Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame’ and the ‘Country Music Hall of Fame’.
There are over a hundred bluegrass musicians including Sam Bush, Kathy Boyd, Bryon Berline, Mike Auldridge, Red Allen, Eddie Adcock and Tom Adams. This year, the American band Greensky Bluegrass will be performing a string of live concerts throughout the country. The five piece ensemble comprises Mike Devol, Anders Beck, Michael Bont, Paul Hoffman and Dave Bruzza. The band has been playing bluegrass for over a decade. Their most recent album ‘Handgun’, released in 2010, managed to peak at number three position on Top Bluegrass Album chart in the US. Another celebrated bluegrass band, Steep Canyon Rangers will also be performing live this year. Their album ‘Rare Bird Alert’ topped the US Bluegrass Album chart in 2011. The band’s 2012 album ‘Nobody Known You’ won them the ‘Best Bluegrass Album’ at the 2013 Grammys. Other legendary bluegrass artists such as Steve Martin will also be embracing the countrywide stages this season.
Bluegrass musicians continue to enthrall millions of fans throughout the globe. Several special bluegrass music festivals are held throughout the country such as the Telluride Bluegrass Festival that help to expand the genre to a wider audience. The fans can get Bluegrass tickets to witness some of the most celebrated bluegrass artists live this season.