"King" Bennie Nawahi "King" Bennie Nawahi was an American steel guitar master from Hawaii, well known throughout the United States in the 1920s and 30s.
Adam Steffey Adam Steffey (born November 24, 1965) is an American mandolin player, best known for playing in the bluegrass and old-time styles.
Allen Woody Douglas Allen Woody (October 3, 1955 – August 25, 2000) was a bass guitarist best known for his tenure in the rock groups The Allman Brothers Band, Gov't Mule, The Artimus Pyle Band, The P...
Amy Ray Amy Elizabeth Ray (born April 12, 1964) is an American singer-songwriter and member of the contemporary folk duo Indigo Girls.
Andy Statman Andy Statman (born 1950) is a noted American klezmer clarinetist and bluegrass/newgrass mandolinist.
Anita Cochran Anita Renee Cockerham, known professionally as Anita Cochran, is an American country music singer, songwriter, guitarist and record producer. Signed to Warner Bros. Records in 1997, she made her debut on the U.S. country charts that year with the release of her first album Back to You.
Biff Blumfumgagnge Biff U. Blumfumgagnge (born January 17, 1964 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is an American musician, guitar technician, sound engineer, record producer and instructor of music and recording technology...
Carl Jackson Carl Eugene Jackson (born September 18, 1953 in Louisville, Mississippi) is an American country and bluegrass musician.
Charley Rappaport Charley Rappaport (born 1946 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American musician,5 co-founder of the Balalaika and Domra Society of America,2 which coordinates Russian balalaika and domra...
Charlie Worsham Charlie Worsham (born September 1, 1985) is an American country music singer and songwriter.
Cheyenne Kimball Cheyenne Nichole Kimball (born July 27, 1990) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and mandolinist.
Chord Overstreet Chord Paul Overstreet (born February 17, 1989) is an American actor, singer and musician, known for his role as Sam Evans on the television series Glee.
Chris Hillman Christopher "Chris" Hillman (born December 4, 1944 in Los Angeles, California) is an American musician.
Chris Thile Christopher Scott Thile (born February 20, 1981) is an American musician, best known as the mandolinist and a singer for the progressive acoustic trio Nickel Creek and acoustic folk/progressive...
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown (April 18, 1924 - September 10, 2005) was an American musician from Louisiana and Texas.
Clifton Hyde Clifton Hyde (born November 27, 1976) is an American multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer currently working from and residing in New York City.
Dale Oliver Dale Byron Oliver (Born 1970) is an American music composer who works for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling.
Darrell Scott James Darrell Scott, known as Darrell Scott, the son of musician Wayne Scott with whom he has collaborated, is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He moved as a child to East Gary, Indiana. He was playing professionally by his teens in Southern California.
David Grisman David Grisman (born March 23, 1945 in Hackensack, New Jersey) is an American bluegrass/newgrass mandolinist and composer of acoustic music.
David Immerglück David A. Immerglück (born May 3, 1961) is an American multi-instrumentalist who is best known as a guitarist in the alternative rock bands Counting Crows, Camper Van Beethoven and the Monks of Doom.
David Lindley (musician) David Perry Lindley (born March 21, 1944, San Marino, California) is an American musician who is notable for his work with Jackson Browne, Warren Zevon, and other rock musicians.
Ernest Kaʻai Ernest Kaai (1881–1961) was considered by many to have been the foremost ukulele authority of his time, cited by some as being "Hawaii's Greatest Ukulele Player".
Ervan Coleman Ervan F. "Bud" Coleman (July 7, 1921 - May 26, 1967) was a guitar and mandolin player, member of Baja Marimba Band, worked with Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass and who famously wrote the hit "Ti...
Fiddlin' Joe Martin Fiddlin’ Joe Martin (born 8 January 1900, Edwards, Mississippi; died 2 November 1975, Walls, Mississippi)) was a blues musician who played mandolin on Son House's recording sessions inspired by ...
Forrest O'Connor Forrest O'Connor (born April 1, 1988 in Nashville, Tennessee) is an American singer-songwriter, mandolinist, and entrepreneur.
Gerry Hundt Gerry Hundt (born May 29, 1977, Appleton, Wisconsin) is an American Chicago blues musician and multi-instrumentalist.
Jack White (musician) Jack White (born John Anthony Gillis, 9 July 1975), often credited as Jack White III, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, multi-instrumentalist and occasion...
Jimmy Ryan (musician) Jimmy Ryan is a mandolin player associated with Hi-n-Dry records and the band Morphine.
John Craton John Douglas Craton is an American classical composer.
John Kameaaloha Almeida John Kameaaloha Almeida (November 28, 1897 – October 9, 1985) was a blind musician and songwriter from Oahu, Hawaii.
Johnny "Man" Young Johnny Young was an American blues singer, mandolin player and guitarist, significant as one of the first of the new generation of electric blues artists to record in Chicago after the Second Wo...
Jon Sholle Jon Sholle, born April 2, 1949 in New York City, is an American guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, and musician who plays mainly jazz, bluegrass, rock, country, roots music, and folk music.
Julian Koster Julian Koster is an American underground musician and storyteller.
Karen Mal Karen Mal (born 1967 in Bristol, Connecticut) is an American singer-songwriter based in Austin, Texas.
Kenneth C. "Jethro" Burns Kenneth C. Burns (March 10, 1920 – February 4, 1989) was an American country musician, comedian, and mandolin player.
Kenneth C. Burns Kenneth C. Burns was an American country musician, comedian, and mandolin player.
Kevin Jonas Paul Kevin Jonas II (born November 5, 1987), better known as Kevin Jonas and KJ2, is an American musician and actor.
Kix Brooks Leon Eric "Kix" Brooks III (born on May 12, 1955) is an American country music artist, actor, and film producer best known for being one half of the duo Brooks & Dunn.
Kristian Bush Kristian Merrill Bush (born March 14, 1970, in Knoxville, Tennessee) is an American singer, songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist.
Levon Helm Mark Lavon "Levon" Helm was an American rock musician and actor who achieved fame as the drummer and frequent lead and backing vocalist for The Band.
Mac Martin Mac Martin (born April 26, 1925) of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a bluegrass musician.
Mac McAnally Lyman Corbitt "Mac" McAnally, Jr. (born July 15, 1957) is an American country music singer-songwriter, session musician and record producer.
Mark Bryan Mark Bryan (born May 6, 1967 in Silver Spring, Maryland,) is the lead guitarist for the band Hootie & the Blowfish.
Mark Klein (singer) Mark Klein (born Mark Hunter Klein, December 22, 1993, Central City, Louisiana) is an American blue eyed soul and blues singer-songwriter, actor and member of The Boogie Kings, an American...
Mark O'Connor Mark O'Connor (born August 5, 1961 in Seattle, Washington) is an American classical, bluegrass, jazz and country violinist, fiddler, composer and music teacher.
Martie Maguire Martie Maguire (born Martha Elenor Erwin; October 12, 1969) is an American musician who is a founding member of the female alternative country band, the Dixie Chicks.
Marty Stuart John Martin "Marty" Stuart (born September 30, 1958) is an American country music singer-songwriter, known for both his traditional style, and eclectic merging of rockabilly, honky tonk, and tra...
Max Johnston Max Johnston is a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist best known for his work on fiddle, Dobro, banjo, and mandolin with the bands Uncle Tupelo, Wilco and more recently, The Gourds.
Megan Mullins Megan Mullins (born November 24, 1986, in Fort Wayne, Indiana) is an American country music singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist.
Michael DeTemple Michael DeTemple (born December 15, 1947) is an American musician and luthier known for his handmade solid-body guitars.
Mike Marshall (musician) Mike Marshall (born Michael James Marshall, July 17, 1957, New Castle, Pennsylvania is an American mandolin player and multi-instrumentalist who grew up in central Florida and now lives in...
Mike Milazzo Mike Milazzo (born 1963) is an accomplished singer/songwriter and guitarist who blends rock, folk, country and blues into a distinctive Americana sound.
Mollie O'Brien Mollie O'Brien (born October 25, 1952) is an Americana, bluegrass, R&B, and folk singer from Wheeling, West Virginia.
Noah Gordon (singer) Noah Adrian Gordon (born September 19, 1971 in Sparta, Illinois) is an American country music singer and songwriter.
Owsley (musician) William Reese "Will" Owsley III (March 6, 1966 – April 30, 2010), known professionally as Owsley, was an American singer-songwriter.
Parker Posey Parker Christian Posey (born November 8, 1968) is an American actress.
Pete Zorn Pete Zorn (born 29 May 1950 in Somerset, Pennsylvania) is an American multi-instrumentalist who plays roots music.
Peter Buck Peter Lawrence Buck (born December 6, 1956) is an American rock musician who is best known as co-founder and lead guitarist of alternative rock band R.E.M.
Peter Ostroushko Peter Ostroushko (born August 12, 1953) is an American violinist and mandolinist.
Ricky Skaggs Ricky Lee Skaggs (born July 18, 1954) is an American country and bluegrass singer, musician, producer, and composer.
Sarah Jarosz Sarah Jarosz (born May 23, 1991) is an American musician and singer-songwriter from Texas.
Scott McCaughey Scott Lewis McCaughey is an American singer and songwriter and the leader of the Seattle and Portland-based bands The Young Fresh Fellows and The Minus 5.
Shannon Lawson (singer) Shannon Lawson (born July 12, 1973 in Taylorsville, Kentucky) is an American country music artist.
Snoozer Quinn Ed "Snoozer" Quinn was a jazz guitarist very highly regarded by his fellow musicians, but who left few recordings.
Steve Earle Stephen Fain "Steve" Earle is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, author and actor. Earle grew up near San Antonio, Texas, and began learning the guitar at age 11. Earle began his career as a songwriter in Nashville and released his first EP in 1982.