Cadillac Sky will blow you away. Period. End of Story. I can end my review here. With the beta fiasco lost.fm I am tempted to….
I took the plunge and attended my first Outdoor Music Festival. When I moved to Minnesota, KRFC’s bluegrass goddess told me to look into the Minnesota Bluegrass & Old Time Music Association (MBOTMA), and to go see bluegrass band Monroe Crossing.
MBOTMA’s music series are the main event. This is the 29th Annual summer festival, which has now been joined by a Summer Kickoff at El Rancho Manana just outside St. Cloud, in Minnesota lakes country. They also have 2 winter shows in the Twin Cities (indoors, of course!) and participate in a couple community concert series. It’s a lot of work to bring good Bluegrass and Old Time Music to the scattered masses!
MBOTMA is a participatory organization I have learned. Bring your guitar, mandolin, banjo, stand-up bass, dulcimer…