Bruce Molsky (fiddle) is “one of America’s premier fiddling talents” (Mother Jones) and a two time Grammy nominated artist. The first permanent visiting professor in Berklee College of Music’s ‘American Roots Program’, Molsky is the go-to guy for the next generation of fiddlers. His 2013 solo album, If It Ain’t Here When I Get Back, is “an album from an absolute master.” (No Depression).

Tony Trischka (banjo) is one of the most influential banjo players in the roots music world. His stylings have inspired generations of bluegrass and acoustic musicians. A multiple IBMA award winner, Independent Music Award winner, and Grammy nominee, Trischka also produced Steve Martin’s Rare Bird Alert and is the musical director of the recent documentary Give Me the Banjo, which aired on PBS. His latest release is Great Big World.

Michael Daves (guitar, vocals) is heralded as “a leading light of the New York bluegrass scene” by the New York Times and has garnered attention for his solo performances and work with Chris Thile, Steve Martin, and Rosanne Cash. His debut duo album with Thile, Sleep With One Eye Open, recorded at Jack White’s Third Man studio in Nashville, was nominated for a 2011 Grammy in the Best Bluegrass Album category.