The Punch Brothers Band makes debut at Suwannee Springfest

DSC_0032On March 21, 2013 the Punch Brothers wowed the crowd when they made their debut at the Suwannee Springfest in Live Oak, FL.  Band members include lead vocalist and MacArthur Fellow Chris Thile on mandolin, Paul Kowert on bass, Chris Eldridge on guitar, Noam Pikelny on banjo and Gabe Witcher on fiddle.

 

The Punch Brothers, an acoustic quintet, performs everything from punked out bluegrass to classical.  Below you’ll find some of the tunes they performed at the March, 2013 Suwannee Springfest.

“Rye Whiskey”

 

Jammin’ out….

 

Their encore “The Auld Triangle”

 

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Chris Thile and the Punch Brothers in the WUFT Studios
Chris Thile and the Punch Brothers in the WUFT Studios

On March 25th, 2009 Chris Thile and the entire Punch Brothers band were in Gainesville for a performance at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.  While in town the band stopped by the WUFT Studios and gave a short performance:

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