CIRCUS NO. 9
Circus No. 9
RECORD LABEL:Bonfire Music Group
LOCATION:Johnson City, TN
ABOUT Focus Track, “Headphones” | You can’t find a funkier acoustic outfit on the scene right now than Circus No. 9. A group of sensational musicians that expertly blend the worlds of folk, Americana, bluegrass, and jazz so well it naturally gels, and focus track “Headphones” is a prime example of these amalgamations creating that super-sound. The pop sensibilities are undeniable throughout their new self-titled LP, but their attention and homage to their rootsy influences can’t be ignored as their talented foundation.
KEY SELLING POINTS
- Blurring the lines between bluegrass, jazz, and rock—and described as “John Hartford meets John Coltrane"—the East TN group has appeared alongside artists including David Grisman, Bryan Sutton, Larry Keel, among others
- Comprised of musicians Thomas Cassell, Vince Ilagan, and Ben Garnett, Circus No. 9 is one of the most exciting new bands on the acoustic music scene today