Tuesday, March 27, 2012

[Download] Live Track Tuesday: The String Cheese Incident

I’ve been meaning to post this next live recording for quite a while now and was just reminded to do so when I heard that SirusXM’s radio station, JamOn, named it “Jam of the Year.”

The String Cheese Incident, a six-man band based out of Telluride, Colorado, has managed to make quite the name for themselves over the past 20 years. With a base layer of bluegrass covered in bits and pieces of rock, jazz, and funk, these guys are well worth a listen (although I'm sure you already know).

This track was recorded back in December at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago. I apologize for the minute and a half of chanter, but trust me, before you know it, String Cheese starts into Rosie - a song that keyboardist, Kyle Hollingsworth, and his daughter wrote. The song is pretty elementary; it's about a spider they found in their house (explained by the lyrics, “Rosie, I have no fear for you. Rosie, I know who you are.”) But the talent is far from elementary. The crew smoothly transitions into a cover of Chromeo’s, Bonafied Lovin’: a song that also deserves recognition.

This is looking to be a big summer for String Cheese, so if they end up in your area, be sure see them. You can find their tour schedule here. Enjoy

Rosie Bonafied Lovin' Rosie (Live at Aragon Ballroom, CI) - The String Cheese Incident


Purchase The String Cheese Incident's music HERE

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