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Wire in the Wood

Member sinceSeptember 28, 2017
LocationAnn Arbor
MembersBilly Kirst, Jordan Adema, Ryan Shea, Michael Spaly
InfluencesGreensky Bluegrass, Punch Brothers, David Grisman, Simon and Garfunkle
Artist Biography:
Wire in the Wood is a prog-bluegrass locomotive pulling a lonesome psych-folk boxcar and a swingin' Hot-Club caboose. Billy Kirst's original compositions meld with an eclectic selection of traditional and modern covers to create the tracks for a dramatic, kinetic, cross-genre train. In the tradition of improvisational music, around every bend in the tracks a new musical landscape awaits.

Now composed of Billy Kirst (vocals, guitar), Jordan Adema (violin), Ryan Shea (bass, vocals), and Michael Spaly (mandolin, vocals), Wire in the Wood has haunted string-band venues large and small throughout Michigan over the last decade, including the Ark, Earthwork Harvest Gathering, Holler Fest, and the Founders Taproom. Their debut album All Fall Apart was released in 2017.

More by Wire in the Wood:

All Fall Apart
April's Song
King and Queen

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