The trail of musical heritage that runs through Kentucky is so rich it’s impossible to place a foot without landing on some thread of it. Raised in Louisa, KY, Adam Chaffinsgrew up amidst the culture of ‘Country Music Highway’ US. 23. Beginning with a foundation in 90's country and bluegrass, Chaffins received a scholarship singing classical music in college although soon to electric and upright bass, ultimately receiving a degree in jazz performance.
Moving to Nashville in 2010, he fast became an in-demand bassist and vocalist, touring with Rounder Records’ The Deadly Gentlemen and a stint with North Carolina traditional bluegrass band, Town Mountain. In the studio he’s gained the attention of producers like Buddy Miller and Dave Brainard, and as a writer he won a SESAC award in 2013 for a co-write with GRAMMY winning group The Infamous Stringdusters.
Catch Adam Chaffins at Northside Tavern on Thursday, September 5th!