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Punch Brothers Stories

Ravinia's 2017 Lineup, Ranked

Ravinia Festival released its schedule of shows for 2017 yesterday.  Along with its perennial classical programming, there's once again some more popular forms to supplement the symphony.  True, they tend to book acts that are past their sell-by date, but there's still some fun-in-the-park experience for a BYOB venue with a flat...

REVIEW | Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge @ Old Town School Of Folk Music 2/26/17

Words: Ryan Mannix | Photos: Faraz ChaudryWhen Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge took the stage at Old Town School Of Folk Music, the room's stillness provided an ideal backdrop for their impressive, acoustic musicality.  The audience was so hushed that even the clicks of our camera -- to get a couple of snaps for this...

Blue Ox Music Festival Announces 2017 Lineup

Now in its third incarnation, it appears the organizer's of Blue Ox have hit on some special when curating their forward-looking, bluegrass leaning lineup.Perhaps its the artist curation -- MInnesota's Pert Near Sandstone, plays a role and has two festival slots, but the lineup is a music lover's dream.Punch Brothers, Greensky Bluegrass and...

Video Playlist: Punch Brothers @ The Vic 12/13/12

Here are twelve fine looking and sounding videos from an exceptional night of music with Punch Brothers at The Vic in December. Seeing is believing -- and if you have any appetite for acoustic music and are not completely won over by this quintet... just quit music now. Kicking off with a Cars cover that...

Stream or Download: Punch Brothers @ Park West 3/1/12

What a joy it is to listen to Punch Brothers! In some ways it is akin to an intellectual exercise: peeling back layer upon layer to of complexity reveal a hidden and universal truth. Notable songwriting that spans simple pop, deep emotional expressiveness and intricate compositions find equal footing while wrapped in an immense likability....