When a band like Wood Belly comes along to channel the music of the mountains, the sky is the limit. Led by a pair of prolific songwriters, their songs are carefully and collectively crafted to ring out with honesty and passion.
Wood Belly blends traditional bluegrass with modern songwriting and whether you’re spinning your partner around or hanging on every word, the result is the same. You’re left smiling and wanting more.
In 2018 the group released its debut album, “Solid Ground,” and won the prestigious Telluride Bluegrass Festival band competition.
Wood Belly was born when Chris Weist (mandolin) met Craig Patterson (guitar) and Chris Zink (dobro) at the Rockygrass festival in 2015. Within a year, they had teamed up with Aaron McCloskey (banjo) and Taylor Shuck (bass) and the music immediately fell into place. Since then the band has played at an ever-expanding list of great venues including the Mishawaka amphitheater, the Fox Theater in Boulder, and Cervantes in Denver. Their festival resume includes the Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Rapidgrass, the Durango Bluegrass Meltdown, the Keystone Bluegrass and Beer Festival, The Wyoming State Bluegrass and BBQ festival, Snowygrass, Grapes and Grass, and more.
Doors open at 6:15 p.m. $10 general admission, $5 members and students w/ ID, free for ages 12 and younger.
Baked goods, coffee, tea, and water available for purchase.