From the hills of eastern Kentucky, Ned Crisp & Bottomline carries on the tradition of bluegrass music and pay homage to its birthplace. The four-piece, high-energy band offers both traditional and contemporary sounds of bluegrass and bluegrass gospel music. Their style is uniquely fresh and features tight four-part harmonies that complement their lightning fast instrumentation, giving them quartet versatility. The group, known as accomplished singer-songwriters in their own right, has just released their fourth project, entitled “Taking the Back Roads Home” (produced by Don Rigsby). The new album features songs by Tom T. Hall, Tim O’Brien, and Mark Brinkman, as well as some of their own originals. In addition to performing at numerous festivals, concert halls, state parks, universities and churches, the music of Ned Crisp & Bottomline can be heard both nationally and worldwide. The band has been chosen as a Top 50 artist on the Americana Crossroads survey and has also been featured on popular shows such as Australia’s, “Music from Foggy Hollow" and the national PBS broadcast, “Rhythm of my Soul: Kentucky Roots Music.” With a thrilling live show and an extensive tour schedule, Ned Crisp & Bottomline are an instant fan favorite among those who hear them. Their solid rhythm, silky smooth lead work, and tight harmonies make up the sound that so many have grown to love. It’s no wonder they are considered to be one of the hottest up-and-coming acts in the industry today, and they just happen to be some of the nicest guys you’ll ever meet. Ned Crisp & Bottomline… entertainment the whole family will enjoy! For more information, visit: www.myspace.com/bottomlinebluegrass.
Ned Crisp plays the banjo and sings lead and harmony vocals. Ned is the band leader/ manager and one of the founding members of the group. It does not take long to see that he is right at home on the stage doing what he does best!
Don Rambo plays the upright bass and sings lead and harmony vocals. Don's incredible vocal range is demonstrated as he sings everything from bass to tenor. Don also coordinates the band's vocal arrangements.
Brandon Adams plays the guitar and sings lead and harmony vocals. He is one of the top flat-pickers in the country and has played alongside artists like Marty Raybon and Don Rigsby. Brandon’s also featured in a recent edition of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine!
Jared Doss is not only the group’s newest member, but also the youngest. An accomplished musician, Jared plays the mandolin and sings tenor harmony.
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING…
"Great family entertainment from a high energy band. These guys put on a dynamic live show!"
-Grand Ole Opry Star, Jack Greene.
"Ned Crisp & Bottomline is a hard hitting traditional bluegrass band. All of the gifted people are from Greenup County, KY. The boys show a mastery over their instruments. Each member weaves their distinct harmony part like a fine woven basket into the fiber of their tunes. Very impressive vocal ranges fuse together perfectly." -Acoustica Magazine
"This group features strong four-part harmonies!" -Graffiti Magazine
"High quality family entertainment!" -The Independent ( Ashland,KY )
"Ned Crisp & Bottomline is one of Kentucky's premier bluegrass bands, and they certainly live up to their reputation with this latest recording!" (Pig In A Pen) -Les Mcintyre- "Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine"
For Booking Information Contact
Jason R Grubb www.jasonrgrubb.com
PO Box 2056 Phone:(304) 736 5122
Beaver WV 25813 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Red Ridge Entertainment, Inc.
1208 16th Avenue South #LL1, Nashville, TN. 37212 * Phone (615) 321-2004 * FAX (615) 321-2074
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Thanks for stopping by, Ned