Brittany Haas

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Brittany Haas
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Haas performing at MerleFest in Wilkes County, North Carolina, in 2011.
Photo by Forrest L. Smith, III.
Background information
Origin Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Genres Folk, bluegrass
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Fiddle
Associated acts Crooked Still, Natalie Haas, Republic of Strings

Brittany Haas is an American fiddle player. She plays as a duo with Lauren Rioux. She is a member of the Boston-based alternative bluegrass band, Crooked Still, which are currently on hiatus. She graduated from Princeton University in 2009 and was a member of the Princeton University Band. She has been a member of Darol Anger's Republic of Strings. Her first CD, Brittany Haas, was released on Ook records in 2004 and includes guest musicians Bruce Molsky, Darol Anger, Todd Sickafoose, Mike Marshall, and her sister, cellist Natalie Haas. Her repertoire focuses on Appalachian mountain music played on the five-string fiddle. She studied with Darol Anger for several years and also credits Bruce Molsky as a mentor. She currently lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

Haas is part of the house band for the documentary Porchlight Sessions. She performs with a trio including Paul Kowert on bass and Jordan Tice on guitar.

Haas is currently on tour as part of the band Dave Rawlings Machine, in support of their album Nashville Obsolete--an album on which Haas appeared on multipe tracks as a guest performer. The tour started in November 2015 and will continue through February 2016.[citation needed]


  • Brittany Haas (2004)

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