RapidGrass

August 14, 2016

When: Every Sunday from June - September from noon - 3 pm // Where: Outside Sundeck atop Aspen Mountain // Cost: Free with the purchase of a gondola ticket. Each Sunday of the summer season locals and tourists get down to some of Colorado's best bluegrass bands on the top of Aspen Mountain. With the Elk Mountain Range as a backdrop, great drinks and great food from the Sundeck and lots of activities for the kids, this is a perfect way to relax, unwind and spend an afternoon with friends and family.

ABOUT THE BAND

Winners of the 2015 Rockygrass band Competition.Mark Morris(guitar/vocals) who was featured in Powder Magazine in 2014 for his exploits both on guitar and on skis. Mark has toured the world extensively for the past decade as a member of the Hickory Project.Kyle James Hauser(banjo/vocals) whose songs appear in 6 films and 3 MTV shows. His latest album was #1 on Colorado’s OpenAir for 3 weeks and voted as a Top Ten local album of 2014 by Colorado Public Radio listeners.Alex Johnstone(mandolin/vocals) is a veteran of Rebel Record’s Spring Creek who released 4 studio albums and toured internationally with appearances at Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Merlefest and Strawberry Music Festival and with Del McCoury, Peter Rowan and Drew Emmitt.Coleman Smith (violin) holds a degree in violin performance and is a 5 time winner of the Bob Wills Fiddle Competition. He has toured the world with stage/screen’s Ramin Karimloo as well as The Hickory Project.Carl Meinecke(bass) has supported Drew Emmitt and played in orchestras, quartets, and jazz ensembles nationally.