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July 11, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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.
2018 has been an exciting year as the group released their 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 (Boulder), and Cervantes (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.