The Badly Bent reunites, hear them live on KSUT Wednesday, 2/26 at 2 PM

Feb 25, 2014

After a 3+ year hiatus, The Badly Bent, winners of the coveted Telluride Bluegrass Festival band competition, is reuniting.  We invite you to hear them live on KSUT, this Wednesday, February 26 at 2:06 PM following BBC News, as they warm up for their first reunion show at the Henry Strater Theatre Friday night.

The Badly Bent has been entrenched in the bluegrass music scene since 1997.  Based in Durango, Colorado, the band presents itself as high energy traditional bluegrass.  The band features: Patrick Dressen (guitar, vocals), Cindi Trautmann (fiddle, vocals), Robb Brophy (mandolin, vocals), Jimmy Largent (bass), and Mark Epstein (banjo, vocals).

The Badly Bent has released two CDs in its history.  The first CD, self-titled “The Badly Bent,”, was released in 2005 and was nominated for several industry awards, including bluegrass CD of the year and the song, “Where’s That Cold Wind Come From,” written by Mark Epstein, for song of the year.  The band’s second CD, “Olive or Twist” was released in 2007.

The band is reuniting with a new fervor and energy.  Listeners will hear both familiar and new songs.  The band is currently booking dates through the summer of 2014.

The Badly Bent will be making its reunited debut this Friday, February 28, 2014, at the Henry Strater Theatre in Durango at 7:30 pm.

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