This particular song includes all of our favorite things: the preservation and promotion of diverse histories in string band music, queered lyrics, and (of course), beautiful acoustic instrumentation from these talented young old-time musicians.
We've talked a lot on here about the history of Pride and LGBT culture. But a lot of folks here know that part -- they came to Bluegrass Pride from the Pride side of the equation. So what about bluegrass? Where did this driving, lonesome music come from?
It’s said that a stoned drag queen throwing punches or a cross-dressing dyke named Storme DeLarverie, who was hit with a nightstick, may have started it all. But pushback grew and a tactical patrol force was brought in. Over the course of five days, riots, protests, and fires ensued. These events would become known as the Stonewall Riots...
Every year, we commemorate our seasons by making playlists featuring all the artists who supported us along the way. It's our way of honoring them and remembering all the amazing times we've had celebrating Bluegrass Pride throughout the years.