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Bluegrass in the Ozarks (Part One)

Harvest Fest! Mulberry Mountain, SE of Fayetteville, Arkansas was the setting for Yonder Mountain String Band's Harvest Music Festival.  My first journey to Arkansas for a music festival, Harvest Fest was quite the experience.  "Wow, you came a long ways" was the typical response I received when I answered the inevitable, "where are you from?" query upon meeting so many new folks.  After working the Upper Midwest festival scene all Summer long, it was nice to journey South for some (slightly) warmer temperatures. The band I work with quite closely, Useful Jenkins of Mankato, MN was set for a couple...

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Everybody on the Bus!

Well the last month has been quite crazy!  I'm deep in the midst of editing Festival Express, the music video I shot with Useful Jenkins while at Wookiefoot's Shangri-La Festival last month.  The music video shoot was a crazy, intense, and amazing experience.  We raised the budget for the shoot successfully via Kickstarter, so I really feel the pressure to produce a great product for the band and the fans.  We tried to capture some of the essence of Harmony Park in this video, hopefully you'll see it sometime in November!     Shangri-La was quite busy this year, in addition...

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