Head for the Hills – 2014 Concert Schedule
Head for the Hills have been called bluegrass, modern acoustic,
progressive, bluegrass and more. However you'd like to categorize them, one thing is clear – you've never heard anything
like Head for the Hills' music. This exciting new band combines everything from hip hop to jazz to rock, and the result is
a refreshing new take on traditional bluegrass sounds. If you're looking for something a little bit different, then a trip
to see Head for the Hills is the perfect way to shake things up for a good time. In addition to their own collection of songs,
Head for the Hills often performs recreations of popular rock and pop songs with a bluegrass twist. If you've never had a
chance to check out Head for the Hills live in concert, now is your chance, because they are slated to perform in various
venues around the country this year. Be sure to check out a show when Head for the Hills comes to a venue in your city!
About Head for the Hills
Consisting of Adam Kinghorn on guitar and vocals, Michael Chappell on mandolin, Joe
Lessard on fiddle, and Matt Loewen on upright bass, Head for the Hills is a rising band out of the bluegrass scene. Known
for their eclectic influences, the band has incorporated elements of string music, acoustic sounds, indie rock, bluegrass,
and more, to create a style that fans just can't get enough of. For several years, Head for the Hills has continued to play
all over, including making stops at various festivals like South by Southwest.
In 2007, Head for the Hills enlisted
the help of the Grammy Award winning dobro player, Sally Van Meter, for their debut album, "Robber's Roost." The band began
making waves in their genre with their creative sound, and they returned to the studio to work on their next album. With their
follow-up album, Head for the Hills chose mandolin player Drew Emmitt to help produce the record, and they were also assisted
by an all-star group including the Grammy Award winner Vance Powell. All of the extra help paid off, because their self-titled
sophomore album charted on the CMJ Top 200. Head for the Hills' most recent album is their 2013 release of "Blue Ruin." With
its unique combination of various styles of music, "Blue Ruin" has become a new favorite for fans of acoustic music. The album
includes tracks like the upbeat "Take Me Back," and brings together jazz, bluegrass, and even hip-hop.
In addition to
their regular studio albums, Head for the Hills also released a live album in 2012, which showcases their incredible songs
from various live shows in Colorado. If you've already had a chance to check out their live album, then you're going to be
thrilled when you get to see them in action during their next concert.
Head for the Hills' Breakthrough Album
the release of their debut album in 2007, Head for the Hills became a breath of fresh air on acoustic indie-rock scene. The
band proved themselves to fans and critics with the release of their sophomore album, which allowed them to capture the interest
of a new surge of fans. In fact, the album reached the number 29 position on the "Top 50 Albums of 2010" by Colorado Radio.
Head for the Hills have been featured on NPR Ideastream, and they have continued to play at various festivals, like Telluride
Bluegrass Festival, Northwest String Summit, Yarmony Grass Music Festival, Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festival, and more. With
their unique approach to music and willingness to step out of the box, it's clear that there's more great things to come from
this exciting band.
Head for the Hills Trivia
Which musician, who helped produce Head for the Hills' sophomore
album, was in the band Leftover Salmon?
Mandolin player Drew Emmitt is one of the founding members of Leftover Salmon,
and he also helped produce Head for the Hills' self-titled sophomore album.
a fan of bluegrass or acoustic guitar, you're going to be absolutely delighted when you check out Head for the Hills' music.
With their unique blend of various genres of music, it's no surprise that their second album was named as one of the "Top
50 Albums of 2010" by Colorado Radio. Both critics and fans alike have been charmed by this Colorado-based band, and now you
and the audience will get to hear all of their great songs performed live in concert. Their solid concert performances are
carried out with enthusiasm, with each band member giving it their all for the audience. When Head for the Hills comes to
a venue near your city, you're definitely going to want to check out their show. Their jam band style and updated bluegrass
sound will have you grooving all night to the tunes. To get your tickets to see Head for the Hills live in concert, visit
StubHub today and get ready to jam!