The 5th Bluegrass Jamboree was a great success for everyone involved, and the planning of the 2014 tour has begun. Many performance videos from this year's tour can be found on YouTube. Music Contact is especially grateful to the Jamboree's sponsors and media partners, without whom the event would hardly be possible. A broadcast on the 5th Jamboree can be heard on 6 January at 20:05-22.00 on WDR3 Radio, giving excerpts and interviews from the Dortmund concert.
Upcoming tours include the wonderful Toy Hearts (mid January), who took part in the first Bluegrass Jamboree in 2009, and have this year been bringing their mixture of bluegrass and western swing to Texas, in a long tour centring on the music metropolis of Austin. In May the hard-core traditionalists of the Foghorn String Band will make their first tour in Germany; two of their members, Caleb Klauder and Reeb Willms, took part in the 2012 Jamboree as a duo and now bring the powerful sound of a full band, performing old-time fiddle tunes, ballads, traditional bluegrass, country songs from the Golden Era, cajun grooves, and stringband blues.
The Toy Hearts (UK); MC bio
Tour schedule 16 Jan.-3 Feb.
Foghorn Stringband (USA); MC bio
Tour schedule 2 May-24 May
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