Guitarist Adam Aijala’s Passion for Music Runs Deep

The Yonder Mountain String Band co-founder discusses the benefits of a forced reset, the band's early days and a forthcoming album.
Adam Aijala told KHOL he's enjoyed spending more time at home during the pandemic but that he's excited to reconnect with fans. (Courtesy of Emily Butler)

by | Mar 19, 2021 | Music Interviews

For the past 20 years, Yonder Mountain String Band has been pushing the envelope, fusing bluegrass with elements of rock, progressive and world music.

YMSB co-founder and guitarist, Adam Aijala, is also one of four members of Yonder Salmon Dusters, a curated group of bluegrass and jam band all-stars.

In advance of the sold-out Yonder Salmon Dusters shows at the Center for the Arts in Jackson, Aijala joined us in the KHOL studios to discuss the benefits of a forced reset, the early days of YMSB and the collaborative process behind the creation of their next record.

Listen above for more.

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Jack is KHOL's music director. He says all music is in some way connected no matter the style and his mission is to provide listeners with a unique and memorable experience each time they tune in to KHOL or see him DJ live.

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