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The Lil' Smokies / Bio

Hailing from the utopian garden city, known as Missoula, MT, The Lil’ Smokies exploded onto the acoustic/bluegrass scene, back in the winter of 2009, and haven’t shown any signs of fatigue since. Sharing the stage with heavyweights like, Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Keller Williams, Greensky Bluegrass, The Emmit-Nershi Band and dozens of others, the Lil’ Smokies have no problem captivating large audiences. With a unique blend of traditional bluegrass, newgrass, unique original compositions and sheer raw energy, The Lil’ Smokies weave seamlessly through genres, leaving something for everyone. The Smokies have played the Trap Bar at Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festival (2011), the Bozeman Bluegrass Fest (2011), Sandpoint Summer Fest (2013), Art in The Park in Kalispell, MT (2013), Love Your Mother Earth Festival (2010), Babb Fest (2009), River City Roots Festival (2011, 2013), the Northwest String Summit's Further Stage and Main Stage (2013), and they won the 2013 Northwest String Summit Band Competition. This six-piece bluegrass ensemble features, Pete Barrett (guitar), Andy Dunnigan (dobro), Scott Parker (upright bass), Matt Cornette (banjo), Cameron Wilson (mandolin), and Jesse Brown (Fiddle).

General Info

Band Members
Pete- Guitar/Vocal, Scott- Bass/Vocal, Cameron- Mandolin, Andy- Dobro, Jesse- Fiddle, Matt- Banjo
Artist Name
The Lil' Smokies
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/thelilsmokies
Active Since
09/08
Genres
Americana / Folk/Country / other

Contact Info

Location
Missoula, MT
Manager
Self-managed

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