No Gimmicks, No Guests: Billy Strings Wraps Red Rocks Run With An Old-Fashioned Heater [Videos/Full Audio]
After the excitement and spectacle of the Ryman Auditorium run last weekend, Billy Strings delivered an instant classic to the 9,525 fans who showed up to sell out Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Friday. The concert marked his second of two shows at the famed Morrison, CO venue, his first concerts there in front of a live audience.
The show began with a quintessential “Taking Water” opener, transitioning into “Ice Bridges”. Strings and his bandmates Billy Failing (banjo), Royal Masat (bass), and Jarrod Walker (mandolin) sauntered through the first set with “Hellbender”, followed by the first cover of the evening with Norman Blake‘s “Last Train From Poor Valley”.
Billy Strings – “Taking Water” > “Ice Bridges”, “Last Train From Poor Valley” (Norman Blake) – 5/13/22
It was then time to kick the …
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