Everyone loves a cover song, but every so often you’ll hear a cover that totally blows the original to bits and deconstructs it in a way that leaves you questioning which song […]
The Show Ponies Take The Reins We just finished another fantastic night featuring The Show Ponies, an indie-bluegrass, old-time band. This show, like so many others, was intoxicating, leaving me […]
For the Show Ponies, the West is still wild. Their songs endeavor to preserve its wonder and our place in it. Steeped in deep tradition, the Show Ponies achieve that rare magic of transforming what is familiar into the precious and delightful. Their melodies and poetry remind us not only of the possibility of favorite artists or even favorite songs, but of favorite moments in a song. Here we find such moments, where a song-sweetened story helps discover to us the courage to light out for the territory ahead.