The Bus Stop Sessions were filmed over four days in July 2019 in the back of a converted school bus located on the grounds of FloydFest in Floyd Virginia. These sessions featured all of the “On The Rise” artists performing at the festival plus a surprise extra set by legends Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady (Hot Tuna).
The full Bus Stop line-up featured an eclectic mix of blues, funk, acid-jazz, folk, and bluegrass ensembles.
Mason Via & Hot Trail Mix – “The Rose of Carolina”
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The Volts – “Trouble On My Mind”
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Hot Tuna – “Barbeque King”
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Nora Jane Struthers, Caitlin Krisko & Erin Lunsford – “Angel From Montgomery”
This trio of powerful frontwoman joined forces for this special one-time performance of the the John Prine classic.
Arkansauce – “Get In Where You Fit In”
These sessions were sponsored by Press Press Merch of Roanoke, VA and Peluso Microphone Lab. Check out the rest of the series here: Bus Stop Playlist
FloydFest is a 5-day music & art festival nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwest Virginia featuring over 100 performers on 8+ stages. 2020 dates are July 22-26.