Head for the Hills performs July 20 as part of Vail Summer Bluegrass concert series

By Krista Driscoll

VAIL — The Vail Summer Bluegrass concert series concludes today with Colorado progressive string band Head for the Hills. We caught up with Head for the Hills bassist Matt Loewen to learn more about the ageless appeal of bluegrass, poignant songs for troubled times and the band’s new record, due out in the spring.VAIL DAILY: What’s your musical background, and how did you get into bluegrass?MATT LOEWEN: We come from various musical backgrounds. Punk bands, Suzuki method and even campfire bluegrass picking are all in our collective experience, and we came to bluegrass in different ways. Personally, my first experience …

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