Master of the dobro and everybody's favorite accompanist makes a stop in Newburyport for a rare solo performance. The multi multi Grammy winner is particularly known for his recording and performing work with Alison Krauss. He has collaborated with artists as diverse as Elvis Costello and Ray Charles. He has performed on over 1600 albums. His latest release features cuts with Paul Simon, Eric Clapton, and Mumford & Sons.
Jerry has to be considered one of the most sought-after players on the planet. He has received an astounding 13 Grammy Awards including four in the Best Bluegrass Album category. In addition, he has been chosen Musician Of The Year three times by the Country Music Association. And he is a recipient of the highly prestigious National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment For The Arts. His enormous contributions to American music are destined to be recognized forever. His resonating dobro sound has become one of the most familiar sounds in country and roots music.
World class fiddler and NH native, Joyce Andersen opens for Jerry. Joyce is no stranger to Newburyport. In addition to appearing many times solo as well as with her husband the acclaimed guitarist Harvey Reid, she has also opened in Newburyport for Richard Thompson as well as his son Teddy Thompson.