We are usually the most traditional band at a jam band festival and most jam band at a traditional bluegrass festival…we are just a bluegrass band that plays music we like..

Jordan Kroeger

Vocals/Bass, Chicken Wire Empire

We connect with a few of the band members of Chicken Wire Empire, we chat origins, the intricacies between traditional and progressive bluegrass, their documentary “All It Takes” and get into their recent album “Fresh Pickles” with Chris Castino of the Big Wu and Church Street Blues.

Catch Chicken Wire Empire with Chris Castino LIVE at the 2023 La Crosse Winter Roots Festival Feb 11, 2023!

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