MXTS 2011 Preview: Trampled by Turtles

Posted in Music and other Arts by Tara Bouley on March 11, 2011

Trampled by Turtles are a bluegrass powerhouse from Duluth, Minnesota that are rising to the top of the new school of roots music. This ain’t your grand pappy’s music; there’s no signing about WWII and bread lines. Instead, TBT are talking about what you’d expect from a bunch of young guys — love, and mostly the kind gone wrong.  Their hit “Wait so Long” off their newest of six records released since 2004, Palomino, bears this out: “I could never pretend that I don’t love you. You could never pretend that I’m your man.”

Between the blazing banjo lines, expert fiddle playing and the pristine four part vocals, it seems as if these guys were born to play bluegrass. And the world outside of the Americana scene is taking note as well.  Palomino not only reached #1 on the bluegrass charts but also hit #46 on the indie charts and these guys are playing at this year’s Coachella festival.

Trampled by Turtles will be performing at Music by the Slice Thursday, March 17th at 6:25 PM

Track: Victory

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Video: You Wait so Long live


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  1. Pete said, on November 4, 2011 at 9:27 am

    Great Tunes keep Jamming
    Las Vegas Pizza

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