Center Mass String Quartet
High octane progressive bluegrass band from right here in SLAY'em Oregon.
"Instrumentation speaks volumes about your group, and for some, the sounds of acoustic instruments is as – or more so – compelling than anything a rock combo can offer. Perhaps I spoke too soon by prefacing the Center Mass String Quartet’s sound with the word 'acoustic,' because in their own words, The C.M.S.Q. is 'Folk-punk, Punk-folk, Deathgrass Acoustic,' and when you hear them wind-up at a pretty good clip and deliver songs like, Blackbird – as political a manifesto than anything Black Flag was getting on their soapbox about – then you’ll understand what I mean.
These guys are Old-Time Country, fueled by whiskey and misdeed as much as they are politically woke, If you’re looking for something different, and yet rooted in rebellious Americana, then this event should be on your calendar." -Austin Rich, Salem Weekly