Steeped in bluegrass and blended with rock and roll, Leftover Salmon is celebrating 30 years of music this year with a pit stop in Owensboro. Influenced by diverse and eclectic styles from bands such as The Grateful Dead, The Band and New Grass Revival, Leftover Salmon appeals to a fan base that spans across generations both old and new.
Set to perform Tuesday, Feb. 26, at Woodward Theatre inside the Bluegrass Hall of Fame and Museum, the band hopes to bring something different to town.
Guitarist and vocalist Vince Herman is eager to bring fans a memorable acoustic show, and is honored to perform at the newly renovated Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
“We tend to take things a step further than traditional bluegrass,” Herman said. “It honestly just comes natural. We’re third and fourth generation artists, with roots that run deep. Without some of the icons of yesteryear, we wouldn’t be here.”
The “Stories from the Living Room” tour showcases the talents and lineage of Leftover Salmon like never before. Herman is confident fans who attend will leave as friends.
“Often when you think of a night playing music with friends, you’re reminded of a time sharing stories and laughs gathered at home. We hope to create this environment for our fans this tour,” Herman said.
Woodward Theatre, which prides itself on being a small and intimate venue, will complement the ambiance Leftover Salmon hopes to create for fans.
“This tour is special. Since 1979 we’ve traveled the globe sharing ourselves at festivals and shows,” Herman said. “We’re inviting fans to come over to our house this go-round, and sit in our living room with us.”
Dubbed as one of the great purveyors of Americana, Leftover Salmon is sure to set the tone for an exciting spring in live entertainment on the Ohio riverfront, a show Owensboro won’t want to miss.
Tickets are still available for Tuesday nights performance and can be purchased online.