The Avett Brothers
The Avett Brothers are an American folk rock band from Concord, NC. Formed in 200 by brothers Seth and Scott Avett, the group is widely known for their live performances and cross-genre music style. The group’s music blends aspects of many different styles of music, including gospel, bluegrass, country, indie rock, honky tonk, and ragtime. In addition to the two Avett brothers, the group also consists of bassist Bob Crawford, drummer Mike Marsh, and pianist Bonnie Avett Rini. The lead duo has a long list of musical responsibilities within the group, including lead vocals, lead guitar, banjo, kick-drum, and hi-hat.
The group has tremendous respect within the music industry. They have performed on stage with notable acts such as Bob Dylan and Mumford and Sons. They have also made the rounds of late-night television, performing on programs like The Late Show with David Letterman and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. They were also part of the performing lineup at the 53rd Grammy Awards in 2011.
To date, The Avett Brothers have released a total of nine albums. Their first studio album, Country Was, was released in 2000 and spurred a lengthy promotional tour. Their second studio album, A Carolina Jubilee demonstrated their cross-genre style and talent and further broadened their fan base. By 2007, the group had achieved nationwide recognition following the release of Emotionalism. This was the true turning point in the group’s history, with the album charting at #134 on Billboard’s Top 200, and #13 on the Independent Artist Chart. In 2009, the group released I and Love and You which was also met with success, reaching #16 on Billboard’s Top 200 Best-Selling Album chart, #7 on Rock Albums Chart, and #1 on Folk Albums Chart. Most recently, the group released their hit single Roses & Sacrifices in October 2018, and announced plans for an album release and tour in 2019.
The Avett Brother’s success has not gone unnoticed, earning them multiple awards and nominations. The group has won three Americana Music Honors Awards, while being nominated for eight in total. The group has also been nominated for three Grammy Awards.
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