SIDESADDLE & CO.
Based in San Jose, California, Sidesaddle & Co.
has been captivating their audiences with their unique acoustic sound
since 1979 when the band was first established. The five members of the
band come from an interesting variety of musical backgrounds, which
comes alive in their live performances and recordings.
Their repertoire is primarily Bluegrass music, seasoned heartily
with vintage Country, Irish, Cajun, and Cowboy Western.
Their popularity is extended further by including Gospel, Folk,
Novelty and comedy.
Billboard Magazine has called their music
“superbly melodic’. Critics have hailed their performances as “
sophisticated and highly entertaining” and their harmonies
Since the formation of the band eight recordings
have been released and received heavy air play throughout the country.
Their second and third albums, “Saratoga Gap” and “The Girl From
The Red Rose Saloon” both reached the top ten on the national
Bluegrass charts shortly after their release. Their critically acclaimed
CD, “Daylight Train”, was nominated for an INDIE AWARD as best
Independent label Bluegrass recording of 1991.
Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine out of Virginia
highlighted “Daylight Train” as one of their featured
reviews. Their CD, California Hills features several of the bands
excellent originals. Two of the originals were featured on “California
Picks”, a CD released by the California Bluegrass Association
showcasing California talent.
ARTISTRY AND ENTHUSIASM
The longevity of the band is proof positive that
Sidesaddle & Co. lends an air of contagious energy and
professionalism to every performance. It is the group’s combination of
artistry and enthusiasm that has made them one of the busiest and most
popular Bluegrass bands in the West.
Sidesaddle has always been known as a band that seriously loves
their music, but they are also known as a band that has serious fun
631 Rosa Morada Rd. Hollister, Ca. 95023
(831) 637-8742 or (831) 801-8742
the band here