New Band! Danny Barnes, Jeff Sipe, Mike Seal, Eric Thorin
New Band! Maiden Voyage Tour February 2018
Jeff Sipe, Danny Barnes, Mike Seal, Eric Thorin
Bluegrass and jam-band headliners converge into one all-star group featuring banjo legend Danny Barnes, virtuosic drummer Jeff Sipe, Eric Thorin, and Mike Seal that will explore Danny’s deep catalog of music. The 2015 recipient of the Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass, Danny Barnes was a founding member of the Bad Livers and has shared the stage with the likes of Dave Matthews, Bill Frisell, and Mike Gordon to name a few.
The quintessential jamband drummer, Jeff Sipe was a founding member of Aquarium Rescue Unit. Over the years, Jeff has held down the drums for Col. Bruce Hampton & the Aquarium Rescue Unit, Jonas Hellborg & Shawn Lane,Debashish Bhattacharia, Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi, Trey Anistasio Band, Keller Williams, Phil Lesh, Bela Fleck, Jimmy Herring Band, John McLaughlin ( Mahavishnu 2017 tour), Leftover Salmon, Warren Haynes, and Phil & Friends.
Mike Seal is a unique guitarist who is perfectly at home in Jazz or Bluegrass. Mike currently tours with The Jerry Douglas Band and has collaborated with The Jeff Sipe Trio, The Jeff Coffin Mutet, and The Black Lillies.
Rounding out the line-up is upright & electric bassist Eric Thorin, who has worked with Tim O’Brien, Darrel Scott, Tony Trishka, Drew Emmitt Band and more.
*2:15 City Winery (Nashville)
*2:16 Barleys Taproom (Knoxville)
*2:17 ISIS Music Hall (Asheville)