LIVE: Astrograss @ Rockin’ On the River, 8/7/13

August 28th, 2013, 2:00 pm by Greg
Astrograss

Astrograss

Photographs by Timothy Reidy

Celebrating their tenth anniversary this year, Brooklyn-based band Astrograss held down the only non-tribute-band slot on the 2013 Rockin’ On the River free concert schedule.

As the series shifted mid-summer from the Green Island Bridge parking lot to the more audience-friendly Riverfront Park in Troy, guitarist-vocalist Jordan Shapiro and fiddler Sarah Alden led the band through their paces, rooted in bluegrass and old-timey music but with an eye (and an ear) toward the future.

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