Pickin' On Music Presents; The Night Before, w/ Julian Davis & The Situation

Julian Davis & The Situation

From humble beginnings, Julian Davis is a 18-year-old, flatpicking guitarist phenomenon and singer from Pittsburg, Kansas. He walks, talks, sings and looks like someone straight out of the 1940s or 50s, and his fast and fiery guitar playing encourages even seasoned professionals to want to step up their picking game.

Julian and his former bluegrass band, Julian Davis and the Hay-Burners, were featured on season 11 of America's Got Talent, and they flew to LA a few times for the production.

Julian left home at an early age to play music on the road, traveling to cities all over the country. He currently calls the Lawrence and Kansas City areas home.

At 16 years old, Julian won first place in the Kansas State Flatpicking Championship and Mandolin Championship. Julian also won first place in the Hillberry Arkansas 2016 flatpicking and mandolin competitions.
Julian also has 2 albums released, "Who Walks In When I Walk Out" and "Make Americana Great Again," both featuring plenty of original songs to tap your foot to and covers of traditional (and not-so-traditional) tunes to switch it up!

His high energy show is one you absolutely can't afford to miss with his new band members bringing the sound to the next level of energized bluegrass!

Julian has played with Bruce Hornsby, Vince Herman (of Leftover Salmon), Jacob Jolliff (Yonder Mountain String Band's Mandolin picker), and Jeff Austin to name a few. So if you see Julian on a line up at a festival, be on the look out for him to have a guest appearance with one of the bands.

Kyle Tuttle

International Banjo Champion Kyle Tuttle is one of the most exciting players and writers in the acoustic music world today. After years of working as a sideman, he has stepped into the spotlight with the release of a new banjo record ‘Bobcat’. Having studied with Tony Trischka, Bela Fleck, and Bill Keith, and played in many Bluegrass bands, he has a solid grasp on the techniques that create driving banjo music. Also having spent the formative years playing in Old Time and Punk Rock bands, Kyle’s sound is comprehensive and distinct. His unique brand of banjo playing has turned the heads of several great artists, allowing him to perform with Peter Rowan, Jeff Austin, Big & Rich, Hayseed Dixie, Jim Lauderdale, and the list goes on.

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