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The Stray Birds / Bio

Hailing from southeastern Pennsylvania, The Stray Birds have crafted an original sound that draws upon the richness of American folk music traditions. Talented multi-instrumentalists who perform with captivating musicality, the signature power of their sound lies in outstanding songwriting that soars in three-part harmony.

Maya de Vitry grew up with one foot in old-time music festival dirt and the other on stage with symphony orchestras. She has traveled across North America and Europe as a street musician, and now brings a fiddle, a banjo, a guitar, a compelling voice, and award-winning songwriting to The Stray Birds. She most recently won 4th Place in the Telluride Bluegrass Festival Troubadour Contest.

Also a classically-trained violinist, Oliver Craven has spent the past four years lending his talents on the fiddle, mandolin, and guitar to stages across North America in various acoustic outfits. The Stray Birds feature Craven’s arresting original songs, delivered with a voice of incredible depth and power.

A classically-trained bassist who now artfully dances between a myriad of styles, Charles Joseph Muench brings his unshakeable groove and powerful vocals to The Stray Birds. He can also be found playing the banjo at breakfast.

General Info

Band Members
Oliver Craven, Maya DeVitry, Charles Muench
Artist Name
The Stray Birds
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/thestraybirds
Active Since
01/11
Genres
Folk / Americana

Contact Info

Location
Lancaster, PA
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