Let the good times roll! Upon seeing a performance by The Downtown County Band, the audience is treated to a truly authentic old-time string performance. These four young men have taken the Kentucky music scene by storm with their unique brand of roots music. The Downtown County Band has broken the mold and focused their talents on an untapped archive of early twentieth century African-American music. Dressed in vintage old-time apparel, these boys will change your idea of roots music.
Recognized by the Lexington Arts Foundation in 2008 as an example of artistic excellence, The DCB has blazed a trail across Kentucky and surrounding states. They have played countless venues and been featured on radio and television. They can play anything from the Memphis-blues to the Appalachian music that preceded bluegrass. This group’s unmistakable sound is full of energy and humor.
The Downtown County Band has shared the stage with Sam Bush, Leon Redbone, Robinella, and The Dirty Dozen Brass Band to name a few. Come on out and see what the fuss is all about!