Hiatus is a tricky word in the music business, in some cases it marks the end, in others, it gives way to a triumphant return. In 2016, Trampled by Turtles, the acclaimed bluegrass outfit from Minnesota decided it was time for a break. As you’ll soon hear from mandolinist, Erik Berry figuring how to deal with the hiatus and subsequent return, was initially weird, but the coming back was as natural as getting back and riding a bike. With their new record Life is Good on the Open Road already out, and a tour well underway, we caught up with Erik Berry and asked how he took the news when the hiatus was announced. For more information on TbT check out trampledbyturtles.com.

Show Notes:

**First Song:** 00:45 – Right Back Where We Started

**Interview Begins:** 03:14

**Extro Song:** 24:32 – Life Is Good On The Open Road