Cincinnatti’s country-punk kings, 500 Miles to Memphis are currently working on a project called the Basement Bluegrass Sessions this summer and releasing audio/video to fans. They are recording bluegrass versions of their music and a few cover songs which will culminate in a 6-song free bluegrass digital EP. Below are links to the first two songs. We’d love for you to share this project!
Session #1 “Broken, Busted, Bloody” (from Sunshine in a Shotglass 2007)
Session #2 “Bethel, OH” (from Stand There and Bleed 2014)
Formed in 2003, the boys of 500 Miles to Memphis came together on the banks of the Ohio River between Cincinnati and Newport, KY. Their genre-bending take on americana and punk rock has been received world-wide in the form of movies, tv, video games and their award-winning live shows. Logging 250 performances a year, these indie road kings have been to hell and back. After taking a short break from touring in 2017, 500mtm has jumped back in the studio to deliver their 5th studio album with producer John Pedigo (Old 97’s) at the legendary Gwynne Sound in Cincinnati. If you are a fan of high octane punk rock, bluegrass and Appalachia, these boys are for you. New album coming Jan of 2019.