Steve Itterly lost the brass slide, put a capo on his National Guitar and slowed things down to end his the last of his session with Gondola Sessions. The song "Coraline" still has a great acoustic blues feel to it, and the lyrics really cut into the feeling of heartache.
The country’s hippest radio stations caught on early to Israel Nash's mesmerizing sound – you can hear the Neil Young and 1970's electric folk influences. One listen to “Rain Plans” live from Telluride Blues & Brews Festival on Friday, September 16th, 2016 and you’ll see why he’s become an indie rock favorite.
Beautiful weather in the aesthetically charged box canyon of Telluride, Colorado made the perfect setting for an impressive showing by rising indie rock artist Israel Nash only to be made better by the guest appearance of Telluride Blues & Brews Festival veteran Jack O'Brien of The Bright Light Social Hour on bass.
Steve Itterly takes a ride with Gondola Sessions for an original song, "Fire & Floods Blues", inspired by the Four Mile Canyon outside of Boulder, Colorado when a series of fires and floods destroyed much of the area between 2010-2013.
Steve Itterly takes a ride with Gondola Sessions for an acoustic version of his original song "I'm Gonna Find My Way Home". Itterly competed against five other finalists at the festival's Telluride Blues Challenge which earned him a premium Martin D-1GT guitar provided by Telluride Music Company, plus a Blues Stage spot next year's Telluride Blues & Brews Festival.
Take a ride with Eagle Eye Williamson and Gondola Sessions down the Telluride Gondola for an electric version of his song "I Don't Want To Be Alone" . Hailing from Austin, Texas, Eagle Eye is a one-man band who plays a guitar with one hand and a mini tambourine attached to a drumstick in the other.
Veteran artists from years ago at Telluride Blues & Brews Festival (2000 and 2003), brothers Luther and Cody Dickinson returned to Telluride mid-afternoon on September 17th with a fiery set including this rendition of "Drinking Muddy Water" which Luther played on a coffee can guitar.
Gondola Sessions are back with another installment from the Telluride Gondola with Telluride Blues & Brews Festival artists The California Honeydrops! For their second song, the guys covered Sam Cooke's classic "That's Where It's At." Snappy licks over claps and great harmonies!
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