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Shelby Bottom String Band

Rank #53 US Nashville, TN Other / Acoustic Americana


Sounds Like: Gillian Welch, Old Crow Medicine Show, Chris Smither, The SteelDrivers, David Olney

Label: Rock-A-Lot

Bio: Shelby Bottom String Band has made its mark by playing quirky, acoustic Americana from the mythical “dusty back roads of East Nashville.” The SBSB repertoire is literate, off beat, humorous, and gritty. “Formidable” is the word Jack Silverman used to describe this six-piece band of seasoned music... See Full Bio

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"Whether waxing nostalgic about bygone days or lamenting the contemporary scourge of mountain top removal, the new-fashioned old-time music of the Shelby Bottom String Band is awash in humanity, humor and insight – all of it wrapped in a warm pocket of nimble down-home rhythms. East Nashville’s best-kept, most danceable secret." Bill Friskics-Warren, regular contributor to New York Times and Washington Post - Bill Friskics-Warren, New York Times & Washington Post
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Americana Story & Song -- S...
Sep 15, 2014
Shelby Bottom String Band playing with East TN story tellers Herman & Patsy Hatf... [more]
Hippie Heaven: Our Gig at T...
Apr 26, 2013
SBSB played a benefit on April 13 for the Swan Trust at The Farm, the longest ru... [more]
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