Acoustic Mining Company is a long-standing Colorado tradition featuring a line-up of versatile musicians and songwriters who share a passion for creating something uniquely Colorado. AMCo has staked a strong claim to being one Colorado's top progressive bluegrass bands, seamlessly melding jamgrass and traditional bluegrass, shaken with a twist of their imaginative and thoroughly enjoyable musical interpretation. Band members are Terry Martin on mandolin, Chris Kolakowski on upright bass, Kurt Hunsinger on banjo and vocals, Steve Suh on guitar and vocals, and Jeff Ames on guitar and vocals.
The Railsplitters - Lauren Stoval on guitar, Peter Sharp on mandolin, Leslie Ziegler on upright bass, Christine King on Fiddle, and Dusty Rider on banjo and pedal steel, with all band members contributing vocals- are busy touring the US, winning audiences with their eclectic, beautiful, widely imaginative, and mesmerizing songs. The Railsplitters often blur the boundaries between bluegrass and jazz, with lush harmonies and brilliant musicianship. They are equally at home playing a rock-solid traditional bluegrass tune or delivering a dazzling original song that defies categorization. The Railsplitters are garnering the attention and praise of some of the most notable musicians in contemporary bluegrass:"A musically hip, new acoustic, lyrical, and catchy band that has a new fan." -Frank Solivan,Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen
"The Railsplitters are one of the most exciting bands to come on the scene in a long time. The complexity of their arrangements, the beauty of their vocals, and excitement in their performance should put them right in the center of your radar. Catch the Railsplitters, you'll dig 'em!" -Stephen Mougin,Sam Bush Band
"The Railsplitters embody two of my favorite musical elements: high quality musicianship and great original songs. They use both to make them, without a doubt, one of the best bluegrass bands to emerge in the last few years." -Andy Hall,The Infamous Stringdusters
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