Nothin’ Fancy has announced a new member.
Justin Tomlin has stepped in to play guitar, taking the spot vacated by original member Gary Farris who has left the group to pursue another opportunity.
While still in high school, Justin and his brother Jason (now with Junior Sisk) formed The Deer Creek Boys, and won rave reviews and a number of competition ribbons in and around Virginia. More recently, Justin has been working with Still-House.
In a statement to fans, the band welcomed Justin while also remembering Gary’s contributions over the 18 years they have been performing together.
“While we are thrilled about the addition of Justin, we are equally saddened to be losing one of the original founding members of the group, Gary Farris. Gary has played a major role in the success of Nothin’ Fancy to this point, and we appreciate all of the contributions he has made over the years. We understand and respect his decision, and wish him all the best with his future endeavors. So please join us in wishing Gary all the best and welcoming Justin to the group. We’re excited to have him on board and we know you’re going to enjoy all the talent and humor that he brings to the stage.”
Check the Nothin’ Fancy tour schedule online.
Latest posts by John Lawless (see all)
- Special C heading back west - January 29, 2015
- How quickly can you turn a banjo into an electric? - January 29, 2015
- Rambling Rooks are now Band of Ruhks - January 29, 2015
Category: Bluegrass band news
If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to receive more just like it.