From the hills of eastern Kentucky and carrying on the tradition of the birthplace and history of bluegrass music, this high-energy band offers traditional and contemporary sounds of bluegrass and bluegrass gospel music. Their...
Ned Crisp & Bottomline
From the hills of eastern Kentucky and carrying on the tradition of the birthplace and history of bluegrass music, this high-energy band offers traditional and contemporary sounds of bluegrass and bluegrass gospel music. Their style is unique and fresh and features tight four-part harmony that compliments their lightning fast instrumentation and gives them quartet versatility. Bottomline has been featured at venues such as Universities, State Parks, Churches, Concert Halls and Festivals. Their music is played all over the world and they have been feature-artist on Australia's popular show "Music from Foggy Hollow".Bottomline was chosen as a top 50 artist on the Americana Crossroads survey. They are known as singer / songwriters and have released their music both nationally and worldwide.
Solid rhythm and silky smooth lead work puts the final touches on the sound that makes Ned Crisp & Bottomline a favorite among those that hear them. You can feel the energy when Bottomline takes the stage with a show that you will want to see again. They are considered to be one of the hottest upcoming entertainers in the industry
Two of the original members ( Ned and Don ) are cousins and grew up together in the small town of Worthington , KY. There they began playing music at an early age. They were soon known as "The Blackbottom Review" and found themselves playing at venues and festivals all over the country. After the band split , the members branched out into various fields of the music industry. After what the band calls an "act of fate", they were re-formed with a new and improved sound , and new name...."Bottomline".
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING "Great family entertainment from a high energy band. These guys put on a dynamic live show." Grand Ole Opry Star Jack Greene. "Bottomline is a hard hitting traditional bluegrass band. All of the gifted people are from Greenup County, KY. The boys show a mastery over their instruments. Each member weaves their distinct harmony part like a fine woven basket into the fiber of their tunes. Very impressive vocal ranges fuse together perfectly." Acoustica Magazine "This group features strong four part harmonies." Graffiti Magazine "High quality family entertainment." The Independent ( Ashland,KY )
"Bottomline is one of Kentucky's premier bluegrass bands,and they certainly live up to their reputation with this latest recording". (Pig In A Pen) Les Mcintyre- "Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine"