Bruce’s upcoming release, Absolute Zero, is scheduled for an April 12 release. You can buy it now. We have a ton of coverage leading up
Bruce curates the first Funhouse Festival in Williamsburg, hosting friends and artists who have collaborated over the years. Guests include Ricky Skaggs, Shawn Colvin, Steve
Bruce joins Try Anastasio, Jeff Chimenti and most of the remaining Grateful Dead members for their official farewell, coinciding with their 50th anniversary. Over 360,000
Bruce and co perform a memorable set with the Miami Student Orchestra. You can download the whole performance here.
The sixth record credited to the Noisemakers, this one features no piano and plenty of dulcimer. Mavis Staples and Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon contribute vocals
Teaming up with Branford Marsalis again nets a third Grammy, this time for Best Pop Instrumental Performance for “Barcelona Mona”.
Bruce and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band pick up a Grammy for their bluegrass version of Valley Road, beating out Alison Krauss and Bill Monroe.
In his hometown of Williamsburg, VA Bruce and his band present a concert to see in the new millennium. A three hour show runs past
Eleven years after the first live double CD comes the second one. “Bride” showcases 25 songs recorded over three years and featuring songs as far
Following up 2007’s collaborative CD, Bruce and Ricky Skaggs team up again for this live CD, delving into traditional bluegrass songs throughout. Here’s Uncle Pen.
Bruce’s first outing with Vanguard Record was this highly-acclaimed double-CD release of solo concert piano performances. The 21 tracks are taken from solo concerts performed in
Bruce commences a twenty-show run of solo and band shows at the Oakland, CA-based Yoshi’s jazz club, playing afternoons and evenings, and featuring guests such
PBS TV special with special guests at the Manhattan Center, New York on October 27, 1995. Bob Weir joins the group for Jack Straw, and
Bruce’s band are named, coinciding with the first live release… a double CD entitled “Here Come the Noisemakers”. The record title (and subsequent band name)
“Madman Across the Water” was released on the Elton John tribute “Two Rooms”, making it the last recorded work by Bruce Hornsby and the Range.
Bruce’s sixth record is his first double release. Weighing in at over ninety minutes, it is considered by many to be his finest work to
Bruce’s solo tour of Europe includes a surprise as he gatecrashes his own tribute band’s act in Copenhagen and storms the stage mid-Cruise Control. He
A switch to Verve Records gives us several highlights: an extended solo from R.S.Hornsby (who the record is dedicated to), more from Eric Clapton, a
Madison Square Garden hosts Bruce’s first show as a regular member of the Grateful Dead, as part of a run of shows at the Garden.
Along with Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Shawn Colvin, David Lindley and Wally Ingram, some of the world’s finest songwriters take to the road for two
After nineteen years with RCA, Bruce releases his first on Columbia Records . It features the invasion of the Brits: Eric Clapton, Sting and Sir
Bruce writes and performs several tracks for the Spike Lee movie “Red Hook Summer”.
A second release in five months, and Bruce’s tenth studio album. Recorded with Jack Dejohnette and Christian McBride as “The Bruce Hornsby Trio”, they toured
Bruce is joined on stage in Red Bank, NJ by the “other” Bruce for “Cadillac Ranch” as an encore. You can here it here:
Bruce and the Noisemakers performed a trio of concerts at New York City’s Town Hall, The Blue Note and the Zankel at Carnegie Hall (solo
A challenge to document an incredible body of work is met as “Intersections” is released – four CDs and a DVD of studio and live
Bruce’s fifth record, Hot House, features Jerry Garcia’s last ever recorded work, as he closes the record with a solo on Cruise Control. Also Jimmy
The seventh studio record, the final RCA release, and a complete departure from previous ventures. Almost no piano at all, it relies on electronics and
First appearance at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival, playing with Mark O’Connor, Jerry Douglas, Bela Fleck, Paul Brady and the New Grass Revival. Listen to some
After earlier opening for the Grateful Dead with the Range, Bruce makes the first of over one hundred appearances with the Grateful Dead, sitting in on
Peter Harris leaves, with the Range remaining as four. By this time, though, Shaun Murphy (now of Little Feat) and Laura Creamer were providing background vocals. This was the final
As a part of the Furthur festivals, Bruce starts a two year stint as a part of the Other Ones with Bob Weir, Phil Lesh,
The debut album is released, producing three top twenty hits – Mandolin Rain (#4), Every Little Kiss (#14) and the worldwide hit The Way It
Another collaboration, this time with Don Henley, gives us “End of the Innocence”, a timeless classic still synonymous with both artists thirty years later. The
The second record produces another top five hit with The Valley Road. “The Show Goes On” also brings notable success as the title track for
Spike Lee stops Bruce in the bathroom at an NBA game and persuades him to write the score for a documentary that he’s directing about
Bruce and the Range record “Jack Straw” for the “Deadicated” Grateful Dead tribute album. Bruce was part of the Octane Kids with brother Bobby in 1974, primarily a
Bruce employs a jazzier feel and extended instrumentals on his latest record. Newly sons Russell and Keith influence “Fields of Gray” (and feature in the
Bruce returns to the University of Miami, this time to start his own creative music program. He, J.V.Collier and Sonny Emory all perform master classes
Bruce’s final listed show as a regular member of the Grateful Dead at the Palace in Auburn Hills, MI. You can listen to it at
After being discussed for years, a bluegrass record with Ricky Skaggs tops the bluegrass charts and kickstarts yet another collaborative tour, this time with Kentucky
Bruce’s “Jacob’s Ladder”, performed by Huey Lewis and the News, reaches number one on the Billboard Hot 100.
Bruce and Branford Marsalis gave a moving rendition of the national anthem on the 20th Anniversary of Cal Ripken’s 2,131st Consecutive Game. Thanks to Aaron
Senior recital at University of Miami, FL. Listen to a clip here.
First Grammy win for Best New Artist. Ron Herbert has put together some YouTube videos documenting the local coverage:
The Other Ones release a live album featuring Bruce with Weir, Lesh, Hart and Steve Kimock, and former Range-r John Molo. Included are reworked versions
The Other Ones release a live album “The Strange Remain”, featuring Bruce with Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Mickey Hart and Steve Kimock, along with former Range-r
Bruce inducts the Grateful Dead into the 1994 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Several of Bruce’s songs are used in an independent movie starring Robin Williams. It causes Bruce to make a cameo appearance playing Mandolin Rain. Bruce’s
World premiere of the musical co-written with childhood friend Chip Dematteo. Running until February 6, it was hosted by the Virginia Stage Company in Norfolk,
The final release on RCA is a chronological look at the first seventeen year, including some live unreleased material and a song co-written with Robbie
The Range forms, comprising: Bruce Hornsby John Molo (drums) George Marinelli (guitar) David Mansfield (guitar, mandolin, violin) Joe Puerta (bass)
Bruce is part of the Octane Kids with brother Bobby, primarily a Grateful Dead tribute band based in Virginia.