Head for the Hills

Head for the Hills

Sat · January 26, 2019

7:00 pm

$12.00 - $15.00

This event is all ages

Head for the Hills
Head for the Hills
Head for the Hills prides itself on defying expectation, turning neophytes into converts and genre purists exploratory listeners. Remaining true to the roots of bluegrass while simultaneously looking to its future prospects, the band makes music that reaches into jazz, indie rock, hip hop, soul, world and folk to stitch together cutting edge songs that bridge the divide between past and future acoustic music.

Head for the Hills have been bringing their music to audiences from the Telluride Bluegrass Festival to South by Southwest and a multitude of stages in between--including Summer Camp Music Festival, High Sierra Music Festival, RockyGrass, DelFest, Northwest String Summit, Blue Ox Music Festival, FloydFest, Strawberry Music Festival and many more. The band has been featured on NPR Ideastream and eTown, co-released beers with Odell Brewing Company and Sanitas Brewing, and charted on the CMJ Top 200.

Press Quotes

“On top of modern string music” – Bluegrass Today
“A smart mix of alternative influences and a knack for driving down-home rhythm that gets their crowds to ground their heels in.” – Denver Post
“Cutting edge” – Drew Emmitt (Leftover Salmon)
“The band combines soulful ambiance with nimble twanging” – Relix Magazine
“Head for the Hills Keeps Colorado’s Experimental Bluegrass Tradition Alive” – Westword
“Pushing postmodern bluegrass boundaries.” — “They’re going deep, and doing so gracefully.” – Marquee Magazine
“Head for the Hills is one of Colorado’s most innovative bands, of any ilk.” – Colorado Sound 105.5
Venue Information:
Mesa Theater
538 Main St
Grand Junction, CO, 81501