Hailing from Baltimore, The Dirty Grass Players have established themselves with one toe-tappin’ foot in traditional bluegrass and blazing musicianship that pushes boundaries. Comprised of Josh Ballard on bass, Alex Berman on banjo, Ben Kolakowski with the guitar, and Ryan Rogers on mandolin, this four piece is successfully bringing their growing fan base a down, dirty, and heated performance. Their ability to seamlessly transition from down home bluegrass to spirited improvisation makes each performance unique. Throw in some Allman Brothers, Pink Floyd or a dash of southern rock and you’ll quickly understand what they mean by Dirty Grass. Their self-titled debut CD, The Dirty Grass Players, captures this energy and as 2017 winner of the Charm City Bluegrass & Folk Festival Band Competition clearly indicates, this is just the beginning.
Village | Saturday, November 2 | 6:30pmGarfield Center | Saturday, November 2 | 10:00pm (with The High & Wides)