Cover Alert: Greensky Bluegrass Totally Bitchin’ ’80s Covers

On Wednesday Greensky Bluegrass celebrated Hallowen with their second annual Totally Bitchin’ ’80s Dance Party at The Independent in San Francisco. The jamgrass faves delivered one ’80s cover after another for two sets. Thanks to FakeTaper we get to check out a number of those covers.

Included among those covers was Driven To Tears by The Police. You wouldn’t think such a heavy tune would translate to dobro, mando, banjo and the like, but Greensky Bluegrass crushed it…

Greensky Bluegrass – Driven To Tears (The Police)

And here’s their inventive take on Paul Simon’s You Can Call Me Al…

Greensky Bluegrass – You Can Call Me Al (Paul Simon)

Now, take a look at a bluegrass version of Hungry Like The Wolf…

Greensky Bluegrass – Hungry Like A Wolf (Duran Duran)

It wouldn’t be an ’80s party without Flock of Seagulls’ I Ran…

Greensky Bluegrass – I Ran (Flock of Seagulls)

Check out GB’s gorgeous version of The Cure’s Just Like Heaven…

Greensky Bluegrass – Just Like Heaven (The Cure)

Greensky Bluegrass also pushed the Billy Joel Button for It’s Still Rock & Roll To Me…

Greensky Bluegrass – It’s Still Rock and Roll To Me

A fitting cover was GB’s take on Atlantic City by Bruce Springsteen…

Greensky Bluegrass – Atlantic City

Finally, take a look at Free Fallin’ done bluegrass style…

Greensky Bluegrass – Free Fallin’

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  1. Goffsky_goffgrass Reply

    Greensky Bluegrass is so freaking talented!

    great to see them filling and selling out Great venues across this great land!

    Nothing but love and wishes for continued success for these guys!

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