Old and New is a band of veteran musicians out of Asheville, NC led by multi instrumentalist, Charlie Chamberlain. Although rooted in American folk music, the quintet delivers a very modern sound. Old and New's stage show features groove based compositions with heavy emphasis on dramatic and layered instrumentation as well as improvisation and multimedia effects.
Individually and collectively the band members have performed on stage with some of the most influential artist of our times including Victor Wooten, Tony Rice, Peter Rowan, Oteil Burbridge, Derek Trucks, Merle Saunders, String Cheese Incident, Jeff Sipe, Cyro Baptista, Leftover Salmon, Asleep at the Wheel, Acoustic Syndicate, Chuck Rainey, and JD Blair. Members have also appeared on stages at The Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Suwannee Springfest, Rockygrass, Summerfest, SXSW, High Sierra Festival, Berkshire Mountain Music Festival, and Winnipeg Folk Festival. Charlie has performed in 18 countries!