Bluegrass

Ian Ly

Ian Ly

Ian Ly is a guitarist in Lawrence who has competed in top flatpicking contests and was a top 5 finalist in the Walnut Valley National championships in Winfield, Kansas. Ian grew up in the Northern California bluegrass scene and has been surrounded by music for most of...

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Chad Buck

Chad Buck

Chad grew up in Lawrence and started his musical journey on the tuba and then electric guitar. He immersed himself in the vibrant local music scene, playing rock n roll and attending many all-ages shows at the Bottleneck. In high school, he picked up the banjo sitting...

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Josephine Michener

Josephine Michener

Josephine is a professional bluegrass and country fiddler originally from Kansas but now residing in Nashville, Tennessee. Josie taught at Americana Music Academy previously and is now available for virtual lessons from Music City! Josie has toured regionally and...

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Max Paley

Max Paley

Max Paley is an accomplished touring musician and performer with over 1,000 shows under his belt. Max grew up playing French horn in concert and symphonic bands and mellophone in marching band. He discovered roots and Americana music in high school, performing in...

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Howard Rains

Howard Rains

Howard Rains is a native Texas artist and fiddler now living in Lawrence, Kansas. He comes from a musical and artistic family and his two obsessions are folk art watercolor painting and playing traditional old time American fiddle music. He is the fourth generation to...

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