The Farewell Drifters, an energetic and young bluegrass band from Nashville, will say hello to SXSW with two official showcases this year. You can check them out early on Wednesday at 8 p.m. at The White Horse. Or you can catch ‘em later – much later – at 1 a.m. on Saturday (actually Sunday) at the Victorian Room at the Driskill Hotel.
In the meantime, dig these new Concrete Country performances on CMT.com, which were filmed at sundown amid Nashville’s downtown honky-tonks. We like to think of these guys as The Bluegrass Beatles, and we’re totally jealous of their colorful Members Only jackets.
Craig Shelburne is a writer and producer for CMT.com