2018 Telluride Bluegrass Band Contest Winners
2018 IBMA Momentum Nominee

“Solid Ground” Official Release

  1. Solid Ground Wood Belly 0:46
  2. Georgia Wind Wood Belly 0:55
  3. Elk Horn Creek Wood Belly 0:33
  4. Jamestown Wood Belly 1:04
  5. Wings Wood Belly 0:48
  6. Through and Through Wood Belly 0:48
  7. Rough and Tumblin Wood Belly 0:45
  8. Skinny Dip Wood Belly 0:31
  9. Colorado Hipster Beard Wood Belly 0:34
  10. Blue Label Wood Belly 0:38
  11. 11th Hour Wood Belly 0:36
  12. Keep on Lovin Me Wood Belly 0:44



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About The Band

Chris Weist, Craig Patterson, Chris Zink, Aaron McCloskey, Taylor Shuck

Bluegrass has become a mainstay in Colorado. The music of the mountains speaks to us and we can feel it in our souls. When a band like Wood Belly comes along to channel it, the sky is the limit. Led by a pair of prolific songwriters, their songs are carefully and collectively crafted to ring out with honesty and passion. Wood Belly blends traditional bluegrass with modern songwriting and whether you’re spinning your partner around or hanging on every word, the result is the same. You’re left smiling and wanting more. 2018 has been an exciting year as the group released their debut album, “Solid Ground” and won the prestigious Telluride Bluegrass Festival band competition.

Wood Belly was born when Chris Weist (Mandolin) met Craig Patterson (Guitar) and Chris Zink (Dobro) at the Rockygrass Festival in 2015. Within a year, they had teamed up with Aaron McCloskey (Banjo) and Taylor Shuck (Bass) and the music immediately fell into place. Since then the band has played at an ever-expanding list of great venues including the Mishawaka amphitheater, the Fox Theater (Boulder), and Cervantes (Denver). Their festival resume includes the Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Rapidgrass, the Durango Bluegrass Meltdown, the Keystone Bluegrass and Beer Festival, The Wyoming State Bluegrass and BBQ festival, Snowygrass, Grapes and Grass, and more.

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