The Infamous Stringdusters return to Roanoke on Friday night for a show at Growler’s American Grill and Venue, at Towers Shopping Center. And plenty of the merchandise on sale, including the band’s last two CDs, will feature art from Roanoke-based graphic designer Josh Gibson of Giant Step Design. Read more about Gibson, his connection with the Stringdusters and get show details — including a meet-and-greet on the City Market — at roanoke.com/extra.
On this podcast, we talk with Stringdusters bassist Travis Book, who with his wife, Grammy-nominated songwriter Sarah Siskind, lives on the Devil’s Backbone property where the band hosts its annual event, The Festy Experience. Book and Siskind, who is great with child, will be at Kirk Avenue Music Hall for their own show on Dec. 6. We discuss the Festy, life for the band around Charlottesville, Gibson’s work for the band and a lot more.
Streaming audio — “The Hitchhiker,” “Heady Festy,” “Walking On The Moon.”