Tag: Avett Brothers

Avetts in Charlottesville

| October 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

When North Carolina rock/grass sensations The Avett Brothers were performing recently in Charlottesville, VA we were fortunate to have Gina Proulx on hand to capture the action. Here is a gallery of images from the show she shared for our readers.


Eight of the Most Overlooked Bluegrass Murder Ballads

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Happy Halloween! The day where we not only tell kids it’s OK, we actually encourage them to accept candy from strangers. Once again, no child is getting any candy from me this year until I find one wearing a Larry Sparks powder blue suit, a […]


Seth Avett model from C.F. Martin

| May 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Martin has introduced a signature model guitar for Seth Avett, one half of the wildly popular rock/bluegrass aggregation, The Avett Brothers. It’s based on the D-35, with some special appointments. The traditional 35 style 3-piece back is Indian rosewood, with a figured koa center wedge. […]


Avett Brothers close MerleFest 2013

| May 16, 2013 | 2 Comments

One last MerleFest 2013 gallery from Andy Garrigue, who also shared these comments. Heavy numbers poured in Sunday to see The Avett Brothers close down Merlefest 2013, despite the calls for rain throughout the day, and their late afternoon set was alternately passionately energetic, to […]


Yet more MerleFest 2013 images

| May 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Here’s another gallery of Andy Garrigue’s photos from MerleFest 2013, this time focusing on The Avett Brothers and their flamboyant cellist, Joe Kwon. Andy shared these few words about their show. “While the attention is often focused on Scott and Seth Avett when The Avett […]


National Record Store Day coming up on April 20th

| April 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

I walked into the store, and even though I was the only one in there, I saw a thousand faces staring back at me. The glare of the cellophane made it hard to see, but I liked it. By not having Blu-ray players and plasma […]


Avett Brothers and the Legendary Giveback

| October 24, 2012 | 1 Comment

Last Friday at Charlottesville, VA’s nTelos Pavilion, two legends joined forces for a huge benefit concert billed as the Legendary Giveback. The show was sponsored by Cheerwine, a popular soft drink promoted as an alternative to the wide world of soda, and featured The Avett […]


Seth Avett on Doc Watson

| July 26, 2012 | 3 Comments

Several weeks ago, I had the opportunity to see The Avett Brothers perform at the Fraze Pavilion in Kettering, OH. (I can already see the rigid traditionalists rolling their eyes.) I was thoroughly surprised to see the Avetts perform several tribute tunes to their hero, […]


Mountain Heart to New Frontier Touring

| July 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mountain Heart is taking a step up towards the big time. Their rowdy, hybrid show, which mixes elements of bluegrass, blues and rock music, will be represented by New Frontier Touring. They will continue to be managed by Brian Smith of Leadership Artists. New Frontier is […]


Scott Avett interview online

| February 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Deering Banjos has published a lengthy interview with Scott Avett, of the notorious Avett Brothers. I say notorious because discussions about the band can become quite heated in bluegrass circles, especially where the “that’s not bluegrass!” crowd is concerned. From the start, Scott has played […]