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The Empty Bottle String Band

Rank #1 US Johnson City, TN Americana / Old-Time


Manager: Stephanie Jeter

Bio: The Empty Bottle String Band originally formed to play a one-time stint at a local farmers market, but have already reached new heights in popularity all over the Southeast US. They specialize in playing toe-tapping, highly danceable traditional Appalachian music and are known for their upbeat f... See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: The Empty Bottle String Band has a show on 08/16/2014 at 06:00 PM @ River... in Kyles Ford, TN http://t.co/yeDnKwo4wb #concert


“Great Voices, excellent chops and an engaging presentation!! Bravo! Bravo! The Empty Bottle String Band is a Stand Out!”
—  Tim Roth, Festival Media
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  • Mon

    Sep 1

    Linville, NC, US | 6:00pm
    Linville Ridge Country Club...
    Linville, NC, US
    Mon Sep 01 6:00pm
  • Sat

    Sep 20

    Bristol, TN, US | 8:00pm
    Bristol's Rhythm and Roots...
    Bristol, TN, US
    Sat Sep 20 8:00pm


    Time and Venue TBD

  • Thu

    Sep 25

    Unicoi, TN, US | 5:00pm
    Johnson City Folk Festival ...
    Unicoi, TN, US
    Thu Sep 25 5:00pm


    Join us in Unicoi, TN on September 25 - 28, for an amazing family friendly festival with The Story Telling Stage, The Buffalo Mountain Stage, The Blacksmith Stage, The Pavilion Stage and The Meadow Stage!! There are 5 stages of music, 50-70 acts, 10$ per day, there's camping in The Great Meadow... and then there's The Peacock Cafe and it's wood-fired brick oven! The Peacock Cafe bakes bread all day long, makes world-class FarmHouse BBQ, along with a variety of FarmHouse BBQ Sauces & Hot Wings. During the Festival, The Peacock Cafe sells coffee and beverages plus breakfast, lunch, dinner and munchies for Festival goers... along with a selection of desserts and local fav - FarmHouse Granola Bars!! And The Peacock Cafe serves the Best Festival Buffet in The Mountain Kingdom!! The Stages are intimate, close to the performers, and each stage has excellent sound capabilities; it is a remarkable musical experience. Once performers play their scheduled sets they might join in at The Picking Porch, which is open to anyone, including your favorite acts, and folks can sign up on the spot for a set... Unicoi, Tennessee is a small, beautiful, sleepy little town in The Mountain Kingdom at the crossroads of American Music. Located in the middle of the Tri-Cities, it is the epi-center of Americana/Folk Revivalist Movement... Submissions are open and if you would like to participate - or know someone who does - go to the main website to download the application. The address is listed below. So start practicing your songs, stokin' up the still for your best 'shine, start getting your folkie on, spreadin' the word and makin' plans!! Get to cleaning those strings, polishin' up the guitar and the banjo, and imagine lying on your back in deep East Tennessee Meadow Grass, stretched out in the great meadow surrounded by love, music and blue skies, watching the clouds roll on through Buffalo Valley...

  • Sat

    Sep 27

    Unicoi, TN, US | 8:00pm
    Johnson City Fok Festival
    Unicoi, TN, US
    Sat Sep 27 8:00pm


    Johnson City Folk Festival September 25-28th 2014, show date and time TBA

  • Sat

    Sep 27

    Estillfork, AL, US | 8:00pm
    Paint Rock Valley Old Tim...
    Estillfork, AL, US
    Sat Sep 27 8:00pm


    Show time TBA

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  • Chavilbus (Artist) Chavilbus
    Amazing strings work, played with feeling and soul, really like your music !
  • Brackish Water Jamboree (Artist) Brackish Water Jamboree
    Come on out to VA and play with us!
  • Jump Up Devil (Artist) Jump Up Devil
    Great tunes! Love the vibe! And hope you're using those empty bottles to make a spirit tree to catch all the haints!
    love the sound
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Q: Tyler,what make of banjo do you have and what tone rim and head are on it?
A: Tyler has an Ome based on a Jupiter model. No tone ring, but it has a fiberskin head with a 12 inch pot.

Asked by anonymous. Answered on Mon Jul 28 2014

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