Oskar Blues Brewery announced plans early this week to team up with nationally-touring bluegrass/high country band, The Infamous Stringdusters (http://thestringdusters.com/
The Grammy-nominated band known for adding a philanthropic touch to their tours chose to partner up with the Oskar Blues CAN’d Aid Foundation (https://foundation.
Andy Hall, the band’s dobro player, is a resident of Lyons, CO—a town of just over 2,000 people that remained shut down for over a month due to damage (estimated at $1 billion) caused by the overflowing waters of the banks of the St. Vrain Creek. Hall recounts his decision to move to Boulder, CO over Charlottesville, VA in the first single the band has released in nearly two years, “The Road To Boulder”, featuring Bruce Hornsby on accordion. The single will be released as part of an EP that will also feature 3 other tracks recorded during the band’s live performance at the Bluegrass Underground. (Preview the EP at (https://soundcloud.com/
To help a community that embraced the ‘Dusters music from the beginning, the band has committed to donate $1 from every ticket sold to their December Road To Boulder tour and their February Ski Tour to the CAN’d Aid Foundation’s Colorado Flood Relief Fund. (For a list of tour dates: http://thestringdusters.com/
The band will also donate all proceeds from sales of the single “The Road To Boulder” to the CAN’d Aid Foundation.
Fans of both Oskar Blues Brewery and The Infamous Stringdusters will have the opportunity to raise a glass together during pre-show events hosted by the brewery at venues along the tour. Updates on Oskar Blues & ‘Duster pre-show events can be found at: https://www.facebook.com/