As the recent winner of the 9th annual Americana Music Awards for Best Duo/Group, [lastfm]The Avett Brothers[/lastfm] continue their momentum at home and away. With fans from Nashville to Brooklyn (and beyond), they use traditional country-bluegrass theory to express their punk-rock attitude.
The Avett Brothers are a perfect gateway band to get hooked on Americana. The common thread among their similar artists below (besides the fact that one is an Avett side project), is their modern twang influence.
5. [lastfm]Chatham County Line[/lastfm]
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1. [lastfm]Langhorne Slim[/lastfm]
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