Trampled by Turtles: an unconventional bluegrass band inspired by metal and Dylan

By Roman Gokhman Trampled By Turtles – "Wait So Long" Burrowed halfway between Minneapolis and Canada's Thunder Bay, along Minnesota's corner of Lake Superior, Duluth is a small city surrounded by forests, hills, streams and lakes. Considering the population is only 90,000, an annual weeklong music festival with 150 local bands may seem out of the ordinary. Yet the "Homegrown Festival" is symbolic of just how musically diverse the birthplace of Bob Dylan is. "Per capita, there has to be more bands there than anywhere that I know of," said Ryan Young, fiddler for alt-country/bluegrass band Trampled by Turtles, who [...]

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