Modern bluegrass & Americana from California
Now booking for May/June 2019
California’s Blue Summit is an outstanding contemporary bluegrass and Americana quartet featuring young rising stars AJ Lee and Sullivan Tuttle, who throughout their teens were members of The Tuttles with AJ Lee (alongside Sullivan’s elder sister, celebrated guitarist and singer/songwriter Molly Tuttle). Now 20 and 22 respectively, in Blue Summit Lee and Tuttle and their talented bandmates Jesse Fichman and Chad Bowen combine virtuoso instrumental work with soaring vocals and sweet harmonies, bringing a fresh modern approach to bluegrass music. Formed in 2015, Blue Summit also takes in elements of western swing, soul, folk, jazz and pop/rock and was named 2018 Band of the Year by the Northern California Bluegrass Society (NCBS).
“The new face of bluegrass…has earned a national following with her gorgeous voice and winsome stage presence.” –San Francisco Chronicle
A powerful singer and gifted mandolinist, bandleader AJ (Aissa) Lee has been making waves on the acoustic scene for many years, performing with The Tuttles since the age of just ten! Now a maturing solo artist, songwriter and leader of this outstanding band, at 20 years of age she has already released two solo albums in addition to Blue Summit’s recent debut recording Sweet Company. Sullivan Tuttle is a flatpicking guitarist with a gargantuan talent, last seen in the UK alongside big sister Molly in 2016 as a member of family band The Tuttles. Known for his blazing guitar solos and his rich baritone voice, Sully is another rising star of the acoustic Americana scene. With the line-up completed by two more accomplished musicians, Jesse Fichman (guitar) and Chad Bowen (bass), Blue Summit has performed at gigs and festivals throughout California and across the USA. Summer 2019 will see them embark on their debut European tour.
Now booking for late May/early June 2019.To enquire about availability, please contact us here