The Blue Canyon Boys Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 7:30 PM
Every once in a while a band comes along that stands out amongst the crowded fields of the bluegrass world. Blue Canyon Boys, a premier bluegrass band of the Rocky Mountain West, are one of those bands.
Winners of the 2008 Telluride Bluegrass festival band contest, Blue Canyon Boys have gone on to perform internationally. They were selected to represent the United States and bluegrass music at the 14th annual Rainforest World Music Festival in Sarawak, Malaysia on the island of Borneo, which has consistently been rated in the top 25 International Festivals by Songlines Magazine.
This bluegrass powerhouse consists of Gary Dark on mandolin, Jason Hicks on guitar, Drew Garrett on bass, and award-winning Chris Elliott on banjo.
Blending incredible brother-duet-style vocals and dynamic instrumental proficiency, this energetic band has created an infectious brew of hard-driving Colorado bluegrass. With four well received CDs that have garnered heavy airplay across the country and around the world, Blue Canyon Boys have quickly become one of Colorado's most celebrated bluegrass bands.