Martin Sexton, John Cowan, Members of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Join String Cheese Incident at Telluride
String Cheese Incident welcomed several special guests last night at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival in Colorado. Martin Sexton added vocals to Stevie Wonders I Wish and Cant Stop Now midway through the set. During the encore, Sexton returned for Amazing Grace and Will The Circle Be Unbroken, which both also featured John Cowan and John McEuen, Jimmy Ibbotson, and Jeff Hanna of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.
String Cheese plays next on June 26 at Roskilde Festival in Roskilde, Denmark. For the complete itinerary, visit www.stringcheeseincident.com.
In other news, fan organization Friends of Cheese is currently accepting donations for the Aron Ralston Fund. Ralston is the mountain climber who was trapped by an 800-pound boulder for five days and was forced to amputate his own arm and survived. String Cheese Incident will play a special show for him on July 5 at Paolo Soleri Amphitheatre in Santa Fe, NM. Anyone who makes a donation of $25 or more will receive a poster created by graphic artist Michael Everett. For details, visit www.friendsofcheese.com.
Also look for an article on Ralston in the new issue of Relix Magazine.