"Rustic, Rootsy, and Sunny - Side Dark"
The Scatterlings are a four-piece acoustic/Americana band based in Asheville, North Carolina. The members share a fondness for songs about heartbreak, whiskey, killings, and hangings, although they promise they are actually all very peaceable people. Many of their songs are steeped deep in local history.
The Scatterlings sound neither bluegrassy (though there are undeniable mountain influences at play) nor green. There are folk stylings, astute songwriting, textural instrumentation, and the palpable chemistry of players who are happy to have found each other.
For fans of: Gillian Welch, Lucinda Williams, Secret Sisters, and Natalie Merchant
Price Range: $500 and up
Gig Length: 120 - 150 minutes
The Scatterlings formed when vocalist and baritone ukulele player Elfy Kornfeld, guitarist Rick Russell, and upright bassist Terrell Jones met at The Berry Pickers, a weekly jam group in Fairview, North Carolina. Later, Elfy met mandolin player Josh Sill in the grocery store, because in Asheville you are as likely to find a bluegrass picker as a green smoothie at your local market.
Past Booked Events
|October 12, 2018 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Opulent 'Possum House Concert|
|September 21, 2018 • 7:30pm - 10:00pm||Spillway Bridge & Co.|
|June 29, 2018 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Hickory Nut Gap Farm Barn Dance|
|June 23, 2018 • 5:00pm - 7:00pm||Whistle Hop Brewery|
|May 26, 2018 • 5:00pm - 7:00pm||Whistle Hop Brewery|
|April 06, 2018 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm||First Friday at the Tap Haus|
Influences & Inspiration
Natalie Merchant, Lucinda Williams, Gordon Lightfoot, Blue Rodeo, Townes Van Zandt, Gillian Welch, Dream Academy, The Band, Van Morrison, Cowboy Junkies, Neil Young, John Prine
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