Young all star bluegrass band. Joe from Gibson Bros. Celia and Zoe from Della Mae. Bobby from Town Mountain.
Laura Wortman and Kagey Parrish are celebrating their ninth year of touring full time as The Honey Dewdrops, having played stages and festivals far and wide in North America and Europe. With tight harmonies and a musical ensemble that includes clawhammer banjo, mandolin and guitars, their music is about heartfelt songs, played with simplicity and clarity.
Their authentic songwriting, well-crafted arrangements and instrumental groove have thrilled audiences around the world. In 2017 they won the International Bluegrass Music Association’s prestigious Momentum Award, and earned IBMA nominations for Emerging Artist of the Year and Instrumental Recorded Performance of the Year.
Three of the very best musicians in bluegrass and acoustic music in general, they play exquisite versions of Bill Monroe, the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, and McCoy Tyner, among others. Grier on guitar, Flinner on mandolin, and Phillips on bass, are veterans of the most acclaimed bands in bluegrass. This is the 20th anniversary of their debut album.
Kentucky bluegrass star Dale Ann Bradley is a six-time winner of International Bluegrass Music Association’s “Female Bluegrass Singer of the Year” award. She has two received two Grammy nominations, and her all female band, Sister Sadie, recently won IBMA’s 2019 “Vocal Recording of the Year” award. Her duo partner is esteemed bassist Ethan Burkhardt.
Twisted Pine is a Boston based band that was once bluegrass, but now has a more poppy vibe. With virtuosic playing and tight harmonies, driving rhythms, and clever songwriting, the band is, according to the Boston Globe, “ A wider version of a string band, boundary jumpers akin to outfits like Punch Brothers, Nickel Creek, and Crooked Still.” Great live show, maybe the most exciting acoustic band around! Bring a chair and refreshments.