New Grass Revival Similar Artists

Sam Bush - 100% match to New Grass Revival

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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13 April 1952, Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA. As the founder of the New Grass Revival, this prodigiously talented fiddle and mandolin player helped modernise bluegrass music by incorporating disparate styles into a previously rigid musical structure.Bush began playing the fiddle in his early childhood, winning several awards before he had reached his t Read more

The Infamous Stringdusters - 54% match to New Grass Revival

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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Tim O'Brien - 51% match to New Grass Revival

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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16 March 1954, Wheeling, West Virginia, USA. While he was growing up, the country singer Tim O’Brien became proficient on guitar, mandolin, fiddle and a guitar-shaped bouzouki and used to sing with his sister Mollie. In 1978 he and the banjo player Pete Wernick formed a bluegrass band, Hot Rize, with O’Brien on lead vocals, mandolin and fiddle. They also performed Read more

Tony Rice - 51% match to New Grass Revival

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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8 June 1951, Danville, Virginia, USA. Although he is primarily known for his bluegrass recordings, over the course of four decades Rice has established himself as one of the leading acoustic guitarists in any genre of music. Raised in California, Rice was introduced to bluegrass by his father and grew up playing alongside his brothers Larry, Ron and Wyatt. In 1970, Rice relo Read more

Hot Rize - 49% match to New Grass Revival

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1978 in Boulder, Colorado, this traditional bluegrass band included Tim O’Brien (16 March 1954, Wheeling, West Virginia, USA; mandolin, violin, vocals), Pete Wernick (b. 25 February 1946, New York City, New York, USA; banjo/vocals), Charles Sawtelle (b. 20 September 1946, Austin, Texas, USA, d. 20 March 1999; bass, guitar, vocals), and Mike Scap (bass, guitar, Read more

Peter Rowan - 41% match to New Grass Revival

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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4 July 1942, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Rowan’s long career began in 1956 as a member of the Cupids, a college band that developed his interest in an amalgam of Tex-Mex and roots music. After he graduated he played mandolin with the Mother Bay State Entertainers and later on joined two influential groups, the Charles River Valley Boys and Bill Monroe’s Blue Grass Read more

Yonder Mountain String Band - 41% match to New Grass Revival

Genres: Country & Bluegrass World Music
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Progressive bluegrass band formed in 1998 in Nederland, Colorado, USA, by banjo player Dave Johnston. A few years earlier, he had met mandolin player Jeff Austin when both were students in Urbana, Illinois. Bringing in bass player Ben Kauffman and guitarist Adam Aijala they called themselves the Yonder Mountain String Band and began performing contemporary bluegrass music. They Read more

Greensky Bluegrass - 39% match to New Grass Revival

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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Tony Trischka - 38% match to New Grass Revival

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Anthony Cattel Trischka, 16 January 1949, Syracuse, New York, USA. Although competent on several instruments, Trischka is one of the most influential of modern banjoists. His work is to be found in several forms of bluegrass music, particularly the 70s’ more progressive styling with occasional excursions into jazz. In 1970, he graduated from Syracuse University, by whic Read more

Blue Highway - 35% match to New Grass Revival

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1994, this contemporary bluegrass group comprises Tim Stafford (Kingsport, Tennessee, USA; guitar, vocals), Wayne Taylor (bass, vocals), Rob Ickes (b. 26 May 1967, San Mateo, California, USA; dobro), Shawn Lane (mandolin, fiddle, vocals), and Jason Burleson (b. 7 December 1967, USA; banjo, guitar, mandolin). Blue Highway proved to be very popular with audiences and Read more

David Grisman - 33% match to New Grass Revival

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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23 March 1945, Hackensack, New Jersey, USA. An accomplished mandolin player, Grisman forged his reputation on the mid-60s US bluegrass circuit as a member of several New York-based attractions, including the Washington Square Ramblers, the Galaxy Mountain Boys and the Even Dozen Jug Band. In 1966 Grisman joined Red Allen’s band the Kentuckians, but the following year te Read more

Ricky Skaggs - 33% match to New Grass Revival

Genres: Christian & Gospel Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Ricky Lee Skaggs, 18 July 1954, Brushey Creek, near Cordell, Kentucky, USA. His father, Hobert, was a welder, who enjoyed playing the guitar and singing gospel songs with Skaggs’ mother, Dorothy. Skaggs later recorded one of her songs, ‘All I Ever Loved Was You’. Hobert returned from a welding job in Ohio with a mandolin for the five-year-old Skaggs, but had t Read more

Bryan Sutton - 32% match to New Grass Revival

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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Del McCoury - 32% match to New Grass Revival

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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Delano Floyd McCoury, 1 February 1939, Bakersville, North Carolina, USA. Guitarist and vocalist Del McCoury is one of the most celebrated keepers of the traditional bluegrass sound, and has enjoyed a long career spanning over five decades.Raised in Bakersville and Glen Rock, Pennsylvania, McCoury began his music career in the 50s as a banjo player wit Read more

John Hartford - 32% match to New Grass Revival

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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John Cowan Harford, 30 December 1937, New York City, New York, USA, d. 4 June 2001, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. A child prodigy, Harford was raised in St. Louis, and mastered the fiddle by the time he was 13. He then turned to banjo and dobro, and later played rock guitar in the clubs and honky tonks of St. Louis and Memphis. After leaving university, he worked at several job Read more


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