ABOUT THE BAND

My New Favorites are rootsy enough for Americana purists and progressive enough for folks who are ready to hear The Allman Brothers played on the old-time clawhammer banjo. Their shows exude energy, musicianship, great songwriting and fun. Led by award-winning songwriter Jeffrey Benedict, the band is soulful, introspective, wide-open, fun-loving and funny. They feature top-notch fiddling from the young virtuoso, Westley Harris, and sweet vocal harmonies from bass-player supreme Amy Benedict. Scott Wild, a one-man-band percussionist, rounds out the sound. My New Favorites have been featured at Merlefest, Bristol's Rhythm & Roots Reunion, the Blue Plum Festival and the PBS-TV series, "Song of The Mountains.”