Music — not nostalgia — drives New Riders of the Purple Sage lineup
Thursday, August 2, 2012
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The current incarnation of New Riders of the Purple Sage may have started with nostalgia in mind, but that was never the goal. Since 2005, co-founding guitarist and vocalist David Nelson has led the band through close to 100 gigs a year and two new studio records, including this year’s “17 Pine Avenue.” And while the band members are still mindful of the country rock band’s long history and its connections with The Grateful Dead, they’re also looking to the future....