Nick Hutchinson

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  • 5 years ago | Music Festivals

    When Rusted Root formed in Pittsburgh in 1990, it made a world-beat influenced splash with a series of releases throughout the decade. During this creative period, the band released its most commercially successful song, "Send Me On My Way." The t...

  • 5 years ago | Profiles

    Whether burning down the house with Leftover Salmon, heating up the keys for the Fox Street Allstars, or catching fire with his own outfit, Papa Bill McKay commands attention. In addition to playing with some of Colorado's finest roots acts McKay ...

  • 5 years ago | Music News

    Great American Taxi's sophomore release finds the band in strong form, despite some personnel shifts over the past few years. The group continues to lean on the honky-tonk pedal to produce engaging roots-based ditties, including the title cut, "Re...

  • 5 years ago | Music News

    Anyone who's enjoyed a Leftover Salmon show over the years should be very familiar with standout keyboardist Bill McKay. While "Papa Bill," as Salmon frontman Vince Herman sometimes refers to him, tinkles the keys infectiously in just about any ge...

  • 5 years ago | Music News

    Greensky Bluegrass takes bluegrass to a new high by weaving psychedelic rock into a roots-oriented go-for-broke approach. While retaining a good dose of backwoods authenticity on genre standards as well as its own earthy creations, Greensky marks ...

  • 6 years ago | Profiles

    Leftover Salmon occupies a unique spot in music. The band does not adhere to any one genre, though it borrows liberally from bluegrass, Cajun, rock, swing, jug band and even Latin and Caribbean influences among others. What the band does do is whi...