Blitzen Trapper tapped for fifth annual MeadowGrass festival

Though you wouldn't know it from its Geocities-esque website, 2013 marks the 5th anniversary of Black Forest, Colo.'s, MeadowGrass Music Festival. What's more, popular indie rock troupe Blitzen Trapper are set to headline the festival's opening day — a ready fit in the "Americana" contingent alongside the folk and bluegrass bands that make up the rest of the festival's lineup.

Mumford & Sons “I Will Wait” live at Red Rocks (Watch)

We told you about "I Will Wait," the first single from the forthcoming Mumford & Sons album, "Babel," early last month. The minimalist video for the studio version of the track was in line with the band's road/traveling/journey theme that, seemingly, was leading up to the documentary filmed at Red Rocks during the band's two-night stand there a few weeks ago.

Mile Marker: Leftover Salmon

Leftover Salmon came through Uneven Studio on a late Wednesday evening in early April. Spring was just rearing its head, and the intrinsically summer sound of bluegrass (including newgrass, jamgrass, slamgrass) was on our mind.