Van Colbert’s 2011 Winter’s Bone US Tour Dates…
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(Contact Marideth Sisco to book the Winter’s Bone band, “Blackberry Winter” – see below)
Check out these records…
Tales of the Hillbilly Thuglife
The Southern mountains, the Appalachians and the Ozarks, are home to many kinds of traditional music: Old World ballads, fiddle and banjo tunes, and all manner of religious songs. Van Colbert, a fine old-time singer and banjo picker from the Missouri Ozarks, has a special interest in another category of mountain songs: ballads of murder, mayhem, and hard-case perpetrators, and delivers them here with authority and authenticity. He doesn’t shy away from loaded terms like “hillbilly” and “thug-life” to describe them; wasn’t Jesse James’ six-shooter loaded as well? For better or worse, these songs are American to the core, and nobody can interpret them better than Van. — Art Rosenbaum
Winter’s Bone Soundtrack
The Winter’s Bone soundtrack is now available on CD and via digital download. Click here to hear samples from the soundtrack and purchase yours today. The soundtrack features a mix of classic standards and original songs both from and inspired by the film. The performers include everyone from the local musicians featured in WINTER’S BONE to the film’s composer Dickon Hinchliffe (formerly of Tindersticks) to an original song from actor John Hawkes (DEADWOOD, LOST.)
Winter’s Bone soundtrack band members
Watch Van play “Nine Pound Hammer” on banjo…
Bonus recording – not found on “Tales of the Hillbilly Thuglife.”