Old Salt Union and Yonder Mountain String Band at Stubb’s [ComposeYourselfMagazine.com]

Old Salt Union (Photo by Chris Lazaga)

It was chilly on Red River when I arrived in Austin Saturday night. Walking up to Stubb’s, I noticed a distinct lack of people milling about outside. I thought to myself there’s no way Austin wouldn’t turn out for a bluegrass show. The last time I had seen Yonder Mountain was several years ago out in south Florida, where they blasted through a high-energy show that still holds a special place in my heart.

It seemed as though the people multiplied in the minute or two it took to eat my hot sausage wrap. When the lighting changed, they drifted toward the stage. The opener was about to begin…

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