Buy Tickets Front Country, with some of the Bay Area’s finest young bluegrass players, won the RockyGrass band competition in 2012 and the Telluride band competition in 2013, released a debut EP, This Is Front Country, in early 2014, and has since released a full-length album,Sake of the Sound, which has earned raves. “One listen and your view of bluegrass will never be the same,” says Folkwords. The BBC has called Front Country “the biggest new bluegrass band in America.” The band features Adam Roszkiewicz on mandolin, Jacob Groopman on guitar, Jordan Klein on banjo, Leif Karlstrom on fiddle, Zach Sharpe on bass, and Melody Walker on guitar and lead vocals. Melody won the Chris Austin Songwriting Contest at MerleFest, and Adam earned a Grammy nomination for his work with the Modern Mandolin Quartet. With impressive musicianship and infectious enthusiasm, this is a band that sizzles and swings!