The Belleville Illinois bluegrass band, Old Salt Union, will headline this local show Sunday night in Northampton. Old Salt Union just signed a 3 CD five year contract with Compass Records. The first of those releases is finished and local fans can hear these talented guys show off their latest efforts. They were winners of 2015 Freshgrass Award for Best Band beating out a very competitive lineup.
I spoke with bass player and singer Jesse Farrar last week on Nine Volt Heart. Here is the audio of our conversation with some of their music as well. We talk about their growth as a band, their latest studio effort and their double bill with Boston’s Mile Twelve: