Mountain sound: Conroys reaping rewards of cultivating bluegrass in western Montana
“Nobody was really playing this kind of music around here back then,” says Mike, whose career playing music of the Appalachians in the Rockies goes back to the 1960s.
“When I was a kid, you’d go to the record store and you’d find a ‘various artists’ record every once in awhile,” he recalls. “That was pretty much our exposure to bluegrass around here. It just wasn’t the thing that it is now.” Read the entire article