Burn it Blue is an acoustic trio of multi-instrumentalists with roots in bluegrass, old-time, Celtic, country, jazz, and rock and roll. Featuring John Bush on guitar, mandolin, fiddle, and vocals; Shaun Nicklin on banjo and dobro; and Francisco Prado on double bass and vocals; the band became friends at jams in the small but vibrant bluegrass scene of Golden, Colorado and formed in 2014.
Entertaining audiences with a fast-paced, exciting and humorous live show, Burn it Blue combines original music with covers of traditional and modern popular songs for a unique interpretation of the traditional string band genre. The band’s insightful, honest, and catchy songs are executed with intensity and feature inspiring instrumental breaks and improvisation. With an extensive repertoire of songs and instruments to work with, Burn it Blue isn’t afraid to take risks on stage and every performance is a one-of-a-kind experience!