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Sour Bridges Go Down Smooth with their Eclectic Southern Bluegrass

Sour Bridges Go Down Smooth with their Eclectic Southern Bluegrass

Bluegrass acts in Austin can't help but veer into the unexpected. While Sour Bridges features a banjo, violin, and other tell-tale Bluegrass harbingers, they don't stay inside the traditional lines. With non-traditional themed songs like "Cocaine Lorraine" and "Midwife Crisis", Sour Bridges projects their 'Browngrass' which, which in their own words, "Is a little bit dirtier than Bluegrass". While the eclectic influences, like the Beatles and the Byrds, seem to blend seamlessly, its the live-wire energy of the quintet's live shows that leave their mark on listeners.  Its no surprise that Sour Bridges were the Austin voters pick for 'Best Emerging Roots/Songwriter Act' because although the band members come from the Pennsylvanie woods, Oklahoma plains, and Texas hills - their sound is uniquely Austin.

 -Lee Ackerley

Published: February 27, 2017 |

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