2023 HOG FARM HIDEAWAY LINEUP
Check out the artists who performed at the Hog Farm Hideaway
Check out the artists who performed at the Hog Farm Hideaway
The String Cheese Incident is a jam band formed in Crested Butte, Colorado in 1993. The band’s eclectic sound includes elements of bluegrass, rock, electronica, calypso, country, funk, jazz, progressive rock, reggae, and psychedelia. Hailed as one of America’s most significant independent bands, their 30-year history is packed full of surreal experiences, epic moments, groundbreaking involvement, and huge accomplishments. They have been recognized for their commitment to musical creativity and integrity, for their community spirit, philanthropic endeavors, and for their innovative approach to the business of music.
The celebrated New Jersey quintet combines technical virtuosity and lyrical songwriting with keen improvisational skills and employs a distinctive blend of progressive bluegrass, folk, rock, country, jazz, Celtic, and Americana. RRE has captivated their audiences for over two decades with their gleefully unpredictable live shows and eloquent and elevated studio output.
Few bands stick around for 30 years. Even fewer bands leave a legacy that marks them as a truly special, once-in-lifetime type band. And no band has done all that and had as much fun as Leftover Salmon. Since their earliest days as a forward thinking, progressive bluegrass band who had the guts to add drums to the mix and who were unafraid to stir in any number of highly combustible styles into their ever-evolving sound, to their role as pioneers of the modern jam band scene, to their current status as influential elder-statesmen of that scene — Leftover Salmon has been a crucial link in keeping the traditional music of the past alive, simultaneously pushing that sound forward with their own weirdly unique style.
A highly energized funk machine, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe has been expanding listeners’ minds and making them move to animated grooves since 1998. Led by former Lenny Kravitz sax-man Karl Denson, the Tiny Universe brings a dynamic sound that defies categorization.
Falling somewhere between rock, jazz, and electronic mayhem, we find Papadosio striving to create music that is strangely familiar and calls all walks of humanity to bask in a unique experience celebrating the one constant in an ever-changing world: music.
Singer, songwriter, and guitarist Keller Williams is literally a one-man jam band. His fascinating live shows feature him solo on-stage improvising on his custom-made ten-string guitar while simultaneously creating backing loops in the moment. Keller is an utterly unique performer; with his quirky, upbeat, and semi-surreal songs and his warm, friendly tenor singing voice he is immediately accessible and adored by all.
Dirtwire sits on the back porch of Americana’s future, conjuring up a gris-gris of sound with an amalgamation of traditional instrumentation, world-beat percussion, and electronic soundscapes. Comprised of multi-instrumentalist David Satori (Beats Antique) and Evan Fraser (Hamsa Lila) each performance brings the audience to a mysterious crossroads at an imaginative and seductive moment in time.
Since 1998, The Motet have inspired the world with their unique style of dance music. Over the course of nine full-length albums, they’ve traversed the lines between funk, soul, jazz, and rock and built a diehard audience in the process. They’ve headlined Red Rocks Amphitheatre six times and sold out countless legendary venues coast-to-coast. In addition to racking up nearly 20 million total streams and views, they’ve also garnered widespread acclaim from numerous publications including Relix, Glide Magazine, and AXS. The band has also graced the stages of festivals such as Bonnaroo, Bottlerock, Electric Forest, Bumbershoot, Summer Camp, and High Sierra.
Lindsay Lou has been making soulful, poignant music for the last decade. An undeniable powerhouse, Lou’s remarkable gifts as a singer, songwriter, musician and performer demand the listener’s attention. Her singing floats over the masterful playing and deep groove of her band with both a fierce intensity and a tender intimacy.
Orgōne’s sound hosts a myriad of groove-oriented styles, including deep funk, ’60s Memphis soul/blues, Afro-beat, hip-hop, Latin jazz, and electronic dance and house. Their show is lively and evocative and will surely get you dancin’ the night away.
Multi-Instrumentalists Graham Lesh, Elliott Peck and Connor O’Sullivan; Midnight North is a mainstay on the stages of the national touring circuit. Hailed by Rolling Stone as the “Best New Act” in its review of 2018’s Peach Music Festival, the band takes the best parts of roots music and weaves them into a tapestry of rock and Americana.
Hot Buttered Rum, a souped-up, left-coast string band, is the brainchild of uniquely gifted musicians who weave their love of bluegrass, folk, jazz, and soul into a riveting strain of Americana. Twenty years into its journey, HBR’s music has found its way into the hearts, minds, and bodies of fans nationwide.
International Banjo Champion Kyle Tuttle is shredding his way through the Jamgrass scene. Since moving to Nashville in 2012 Kyle has shared the stage with many epic performers, most notably as a member of the Jeff Austin Band for 3 years. Kyle has also worked closely with Jamgrass legends Larry Keel, Travelin’ McCourys, Leftover Salmon, Greensky Bluegrass, Billy Strings, and Railroad Earth.
Magic Beans are a traveling band from Nederland, CO set out to bring their unique, genre-blending music to the masses and inspire a good time. Their diverse songs move your mind, while tight grooves move your booty. Drawing from a wide range of influences, Magic Beans leave nothing off the table as they combine Americana, funk, rock, and electronica into a one sound and sometimes even one composition. Their sound has been described as space funk, ameritronica, and groove grass.
Snakes and Stars is two of live music’s top drummers – Michael Travis (The String Cheese Incident) and Aaron Johnston (Brazilian Girls, David Byrne’s American Utopia), exploring various idioms of electronic and dance music in a live, improvisational format. Relying on a combined 60 years of live music experience, Travis and Johnston utilize vocals, synthesizers, electronic pads and triggers, drum kit, guitar, bass and samples to create a one-of-a-kind musical experience in the moment.
Bill & Jilian Nershi have been playing their “date night” shows in Golden, Colorado, for over a decade. The blend of their harmonies and driving acoustic guitar immediately draw in the listener. An inspired journey through different styles and influences, a throwback to the roots of American music, the Nershis have a relaxed way of connecting with the audience through the stories in their songs. Constantly finding ways to make the music sound complete as a duo, their unique arrangements and deep catalogue of original songs highlight the couple’s dedication to their craft. Bill and Jilian are happy to have Jason Hann joining their set.
Rainbow Girls are an eclectic folk trio hailing from the golden countryside just north of California’s Bay Area. Vanessa May, Erin Chapin, and Caitlin Gowdey seamlessly combine soul-touching harmonies, vari-textured instrumentals, and poignant, lyrical content into a beautiful sonic tapestry. Throughout their performance, voices are paired with an ever-changing amalgamation of acoustic and slide guitar, keys, upright bass, harmonica, and an array of vocal techniques creating an engaging and often emotionally moving live show.
Distinguished by close harmonies, catchy melodies and potent lyricism, the T Sisters have created a refreshing brew of indie-folk/Americana music. Blood sisters Erika, Rachel and Chloe Tietjen flow seamlessly between styles and moods, from roots to pop and sassy to sincere, captivating listeners with their eclectic sound and soaring harmonies.
Northern California’s outlaw music bards bring a reputation for high-energy live shows and an incomparable fusion of bluegrass/old time, southern rock, and old school jam to stages and festivals worldwide. This “High-Octane Hootenanny” will certainly delight those interested in a foot-stompin’ good time. Poor Man’s Whiskey has evolved into a ragged, spontaneous beast pulling from equally deep wells of story-telling originals, expertly crafted covers, and zany on-stage shenanigans.
Keller Williams keeps the party going with a late night, silent disco, DJ set.. This eclectic set will be something completely different and a big surprise for everyone.
Multifaceted artist Scott Law is a powerful instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and authentic performer widely known for his distinctive abilities to elevate the potency of any collaboration in lead or supporting roles on electric guitar, acoustic guitar or mandolin. A student and devoted fan of American roots music and psychedelic Rock ’n’ Roll, Law’s sound is strongly informed by the stylistic tributaries, songbooks and the fearless improvisational approach of bands like The Grateful Dead, Allman Brothers and their Jazz and R&B influencers. Law’s own music has sprung from these sources, predicated on deep listening, lyrical melody and implicit freedom of musical expression.
Dogs in a Pile is an eclectic quintet from Asbury Park, New Jersey, that has emerged as the heir apparent to the town’s rich musical legacy. Merging funk, jazz, and rock with psychedelia, the quintet presents a completely original vibe built on kaleidoscopic soundscapes eerily reminiscent of the days of yesteryear. The Dogs employ a unified approach to performance and songwriting, crafting aural mosaics through adept instrumentation and humble precocity.
Colorado singer-songwriter, Daniel Rodriguez, turns to his acoustic guitar for memorable, melodic hooks to accompany his poetic and contemplative folk songs. With over a decade under his belt as one of the founding members and lead songwriters of the transcendental folk band, Elephant Revival, Rodriguez is well-versed in the Americana tour circuit.
Painted Mandolin featuring Joe Craven, pays tribute to Jerry Garcia with a surprising take on his classic songs. Their set journeys through the acoustic side of Garcia’s music beginning with his early jug band days into the bluegrass of Old and In the Way and on to Grateful Dead’s “Reckoning” period. Painted Mandolin also plays songs from Garcia’s acoustic band and the Garcia/ Grisman project from the early 90s.
Grateful Bluegrass Boys is an acoustic string band from the Bay Area, whose primary mission is to get their audience singing and dancing along to beloved songs one might, or might not expect from a string band. Their set lists are fresh and diverse, and include a mix of covers by artists including Ray Charles, Dire Straits, Neil Young, the Cars, Grateful Dead and more!
Two Runner is songwriter Paige Anderson and fiddle player Emilie Rose. The rising modern folk duo hailing from Northern California is becoming a force to be reckoned with. Strong songwriting and colorful vocal harmonies make way for pure musicianship on clawhammer banjo, flatpicking guitar, and Oldtime fiddle.
Alice DiMicele has been playing her unique blend of Americana, groove folk, and acoustic soul to crowds across the United States for more than three decades. Based in the Pacific Northwest, DiMicele’s music celebrates the natural world and the people in it. Well- known for her unique voice, original songs, and soulful delivery, Alice has the ability to both turn a noisy bar silent within a few notes, and rock any festival stage with her full band.
Emerging as a band in 2021, Broken Compass Bluegrass has already been recognized for their tight arrangements, tasteful playing, and distinguished songwriting. Based in northern California, the band includes Kyle Ledson, Django Ruckrich, Mei Lin Heirendt, & Sam Jacobs. These talented young musicians are no strangers to the music industry. All four are seasoned performers, multi-instrumentalists, songwriters, & vocalists and have already established themselves as some of California’s most prominent up-and-coming youth. Now coming together as a band, they are a fresh force in the music scene today.
Hayley Jane’s performance is layered with raw intensity and linguistic prowess. She has a deeply emotive and highly magnetizing presence. Hayley pulls inspiration from a variety of styles, including 60s and 70s rock, musical theater, folk, blues, soul, psychedelic, funk, and bluegrass. Just as varied are the many ways she can captivate an audience. Whether the concentrated potency of her solo acoustic performance, the explosive energy and movement of her full band shows, or one of her theatrical performances, she always brings the charisma, humor and passion to move an audience.
Tumbleweed Soul is an American Roots project led by Adam Walsh and Stephanie Salva. The pair have been rocking the West Coast music scene in various projects for over a decade, best known for their joint role in the beloved Sonoma County band the Jug Dealers. Joining them is Mike Dipirro on bass (Free Peoples, The Trichromes), and the legendary Greg Anton on drums (Zero, The Rock Collection). With powerful harmonies and eclectic songwriting that is both familiar yet fresh, their growing catalogue of original songs reflects their love of the deep city juke joints and country shacks where Americana was born. Jazz, Blues, R&B, Country, Funk, Soul, and Old Timey Traditionals all find a home at a Tumbleweed show.
Deadwood Revival is a foot stompin’, banjo pickin’, guitar strummin’, harmony singin’ duo of husband-and-wife team Jason Mogi and Kim Trenerry. Jason’s unique, imaginative clawhammer banjo style along with Kim’s driving rhythm guitar is the backdrop for their impeccable, powerhouse harmonies. Kim and Jason’s infectious spirits and pure joy in making music together is woven through every tune they play.
The pride of the Gold Country, Caltucky is a group of musicians deeply inspired by bluegrass of all sorts, jam-rock, soul and jazz. This is a hard-grooving jam grass unit on a collective mission to set dance floors aflame. Their signature style has become synonymous with a diverse collection of melodic currents flowing through their wealth of compositions. Along with catchy originals, they take an innovative approach to covers, reinventing songs to the audience’s delight. A pervasive sense of joy is palpable at every Caltucky show.
Blü Egyptian are a four-piece Jam Band from Chico, CA. They get the dance party going with their original music encompassing Latin, bluegrass, rock, funk, EDM, and reggae to create an unforgettable experience!
Danny Goldberg & Friends will lead our opening ceremony using the sound vibrations of singing bowls, gongs, chimes, and didgeridoo. Through the vibrations of these instruments, we experience an inner calm & deep relaxation that enables us to journey within & center. A wide range of ancient world traditions from Confucianism to the Pythagoreans’ claimed that sound could not only “tune the soul” but affect our cosmological & social worlds. Uplift and connect!
Jeff Jones and Ben Visnyei make up Fisheye Jones, the dynamic and bearded duo from the North Shores of Lake Tahoe. The two combine bluesy guitar, upbeat percussion, and beat box surprises that will make you smile, dance, and stomp your feet.
Dropping a dancefloor-ready, underground-inspired, high-vibrational set, Dragonfly infuses the sonic depth of bass culture’s boom with the love of a good party. Whether he’s delivering single-genre club-style sets or spinning eclectically cohesive, genre twisting, open-format throwdowns…his signature sonic morphology will transport your body, mind, and soul ACROSS THE GLOBE on an unparalleled listening, and dance floor adventure.
The Banana Slug String Band fosters ecological awareness, science education and positive human interactions through music, theater, dance, puppetry audience participation. Their hilarious and high-energy shows have astounded millions of children and teachers across the country since 1992.
These dancers are from the Pomo tribe living in Northern California, near Laytonville. They have inhabited the land for 10,000+ years and have maintained their traditions and customs despite the many hardships they have faced from European settlers and the American government.