Billy Strings

Billy Strings holds the current record for consecutive Skunkfests played 5 (or is it 6?) – we always ask him back before he gets off the grounds. Blessed with the voice of an old soul and the ability to sling hundreds of notes with razor-crisp precision at the speed of a machine gun, Strings’ flat-picking talent seems almost beyond comprehension to veterans of the bluegrass scene. He’s got both a punk rock attitude and deep respect for tradition. He may very well be a reincarnation of Doc Watson. Originally from Traverse City, Michigan, but now making waves in Nashville and all over the country on the road, Billy’s got one of the brightest futures in the business