Summer Concerts at Cowee SChool
Becky Buller Band
Saturday, September 16th, 7pm
$15 (general admission), $7.50 child
Becky Buller is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, and producer from St. James, Minnesota, who was traipsed the world over performing bluegrass/Americana/roots music to fund her insatiable habit of songwriting. Her compositions can be heard on records by Ricky Skaggs, Rhonda Vincent, and Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, to name just a few. She wrote the title cut of Special Consensus album Scratch Gravel Road, a 213 Bluegrass Album Of the Year Grammy nominee.
Becky was featured on the Spring 212 cover of Fiddler magazine, is winner of the 2006 IBMA Album of the Year award for her work with the Daughters of Bluegrass, and was the 2001 winner of MerleFest's Chris Austin Songwriting Contest.
After graduating from East Tennessee State University in 2001, Becky spent ten years on the road with Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike, two years with Darin & Brooke Aldridge, and now has her own band. She performs with the Daughter of Bluegrass when scheduling allows.
Her third solo album, 'Tween Earth and Sky, was released on the Dark Shadow Recording label in October of 2014. Her other two solo albums are: Little Bird (Bell Buckle Records, 2004), Rest My Weary Feet (SRS 2000). Becky can also be heard on Pickin' Like a Girl (Blue Circle, 2013) the latest album by the Daughters of Bluegrass, as well as Flying (Organic, 2013) and Snapshots (Mountain Home, 2015) from Darin & Brooke Aldridge.
In her spare time, Becky co-hosts Thunder Radio's Bluegrass Crossroads Show on WMSR in Manchester, Tennessee, and teaches instrumental music.
She is part of the Leadership Bluegrass class of 2003 and a mentor of the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Board of Directors since January 214.
Becky was honored by the IBMA with three awards in 2015: Emerging Artist of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, and Recorded Event of the Year for the song "Southern Flavor". She was also featured in the Juy 2015 issue of Bluegrass Unlimited magazine. She is a 2016 nominee for SPBGMA's songwriter of the Year award as well as a 216 runner-up for the IBMA's Country/Bluegrass Song of the Year for her composition "Nothin' to You".