ROAD TO BLUE OX PODCAST – Season 1 Episode 3


Welcome to our monthly podcast which features music and interviews from Blue Ox artists, as well as multifaceted information about the festival. Get a behind the scenes look at how the festival gets put together, as well as new features and information for the 2019 Blue Ox Music Festival. The podcast is hosted by Nate Sipe and Justin Bruhn of Pert Near Sandstone.



Season 1 Episode 3

Nate and Justin met up with Ronnie McCoury in Lutsen, Minnesota where he captivated us with stories of his musical journey that led to The Travelin’ McCourys. Congratulations to them for winning the Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album of 2018! We talk about some of the camping options on the grounds, reminding attendees about the festival shuttle that runs from the hotels in Eau Claire, and feature songs from artists joining us at Blue Ox this year. This episode also has the exciting announcement of the Late Night Backwoods Stage line-up. We are gearing up and counting down the days. Thanks for joining us along the way!

Featured Music on this episode:

Charlie Parr – “Over the Red Cedar”

Billy Strings – “On The Line”

Dusty Heart – “Wild Whispers”

Travelin’ McCourys – “I Live on a Battlefield”

Pert Near Sandstone – “Stay All Night”, “Sonny’s Rag”, “Liza Jane”

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Recorded and edited by: Nate Sipe.

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