About Bluegrass Stuff
BLUEGRASS STUFF is one of the oldest bluegrass bands in Europe, having been active since 1977. The band's style is traditional, with a sound and approach that embraces the classic bluegrass of Bill Monroe, Flatt & Scruggs, Jimmy Martin and the Stanley Brothers.
BLUEGRASS STUFF has performed all over Italy and Europe, gaining a strong following everywhere. The band has appeared at some of the major international festivals in Italy (Torino, Milano, Tradate, Brescia, Pescara), France (Toulouse), Germany (Güglingen, Neusudende, Bühl), Switzerland (Basel, Münchwilen, Melide, Stetten, Deredinger, Olten, Schaffausen, Willisau, Thün, Albisgütli), Nederland (EWOB 2002) sharing the stage with such major acts as Bluegrass Cardinals, The Nashville Bluegrass Band, Country Gazette and Tim O' Brien.
BLUEGRASS STUFF has also played with bluegrass greats Peter Rowan, Kenny Baker, Josh Graves, Jim Eanes, Bill Keith, Jim Rooney, Randy Howard and has appeared many times on both local and national radio and TV programs.
BLUEGRASS STUFF released several recordings and in 1995 produced "Golden Horn" the first italian bluegrass CD.
The band was placed 1st at the audience award "Group of the Year" during the European Bluegrass Festival in Voorthuizen NL, the highlight of the European World of Bluegrass 2002.
BLUEGRASS STUFF were awarded 1st place European Bluegrass Band of the Year at EWOB 2004 in Vöringer - Germany and at EWOB 2006 in La Roche sur Foron - France