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Punch Brothers

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Birth Place: United States of America
Years Active: 2006-present
Genres: Progressive Bluegrass, Classical Music, Acoustic Music

Punch Brothers is a progressive bluegrass band consisting of Chris Thile (mandolin), Gabe Witcher (fiddle/violin), Noam Pikelny (banjo), Chris Eldridge (guitar) and Paul Kowert (bass). After the break-up of the Grammy Award winning band Nickel Creek, Thile formed a band in 2006 to record his debut solo album, “How to Grow a Woman from the Ground.” Initially the band was known as The How to Grow a Band and the album was credited to Chris Thile. In 2007, the band officially changed its name first to The Tensions Mountain Boys and then settled on Punch Brothers. The band name comes from the critical line of a virus-like jingle that is the centerpiece of Mark Twain's short story “A Liter... Continue Bio >>

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