At Home With Kyle Tuttle
the Futon HOME: An Introduction
Welcome to SEASON 2 of Festy from the Futon, now called Festy From HOME!
We had a blast bringing you Season 1 of Festy From the Futon, but, alas, we upgraded our furniture. Being in our 40’s, we decided it was time to move on from our futon. (Don’t worry, we still have it. It’s now in the basement.)
Festy from the HOME is meant to inform and entertain. Originally conceived as a way to stay connected and engaged with all of you during our Coronavirus quarantine, we hope to continue this project indefinitely.
In each episode, we will bring you music festival news, interviews with artists and other music industry personalities, segments from the ‘Festy Kitchen’, and any other goofy fun we come up with!
Our At Home With… series will give you a glimpse into the home life of some of your favorite artists as well!
We hope you’ll join us on this adventure!
Festy From Home: At Home With Kyle Tuttle
Welcome to Season 2 Festy From Home with Festy Go Nuts.
A conversation with banjo wizard Kyle Tuttle.
Kyle recently released “Live in 2020,” a live album recorded just before the 2020 pandemic shut down most shows.
Kyle performs a few songs off of the album from his basement studio. We chat with Kyle about that show, the recording of it, and his band. We also talk about his musical roots, and how Yonder Mountain String Band and then being in the Jeff Austin Band influenced him as a person and musician.
Along the way, we touch on pizza cutters, port-a-pots, Ozzy, Metallica, and a whole lot more!
Just want to listen? Here’s the audio-only version:
At Home With Kyle Tuttle
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Desperate times, right?
Seriously, though, many of you may not know about the ‘behind the scenes’ of Festy GoNuts.
Festy GoNuts is run entirely by Jason and Kelly Law, and is very much a labor of love. Sure, we get to see amazing music and go to wonderful festivals, but it doesn’t exactly pay the bills.
For our ‘day jobs’, we run a marketing company, GoNuts Marketing. Many of our clients are in the hospitality or entertainment industries – including several restaurants and musicians.
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The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced its 2021 Awards Nominees and Hall of Fame Inductees.
Pickin’ on Picknic 2021 was held over 4 days / 3 nights (July 8-11, 2021) at Lost Hill Lake in St Claire, Missouri. Read all about it:
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For the first time in 49 years, Planet Bluegrass’ sold-out Rockygrass Music Festival will be available to live stream from home!
Philadelphia area retro pop, rock, Americana and jam quintet, Chestnut Grove, released their debut, studio recorded LP, The Album.
Erik Deutsch Releasing “Shape of a Monster” Featuring Leftover Salmon, Jeff Coffin, Mauro Refosco: July 23, 2021
“Shape of a Monster” by Erik Deutsch to be released July 23, 2021. Featuring Leftover Salmon, Jeff Coffin and Mauro Refosco, on Ear Up Records.
PREMIERE: Listen to “Raining on Vandeventer,” the first single off of “Ocotillo,” the first full-length album by The Green House Band.
Kentucky’s funky jam outfit Big Atomic has just released their brand new single “Justice Denied,” with the quintet’s EP “Body Politic” coming June 25.
Montana’s bluegrass ensemble, Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs, to release 4th studio album, “Through The Smoke.