Bass man Barry Bales, known as the bassist for Alison Krauss and Union Station, has a contest for all the bass players out there. Simply create and submit a video of how you carry your bass around, how you travel with it to shows or anything following the theme of the contest: Have Bass Will Travel.
The Grammy award-winning bassist demonstrates the style and technique he employs with Alison Krauss and Union Station.
Barry Bales has been among the most celebrated upright bassists in bluegrass and country music the past 20 years. He has multiple Grammy awards, plus trophies from the International Bluegrass Music Association and the Country Music Association. His bass is featured in recordings from Alison Krauss and Union Station where he is the full-time bass players, and in films like Walk The Line and O Brother, Where Art Thou.