Drew Emmitt

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Drew Emmitt
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Drew Emmitt on stage at the Northwest String Summit on July 21, 2013.
Background information
Genres Progressive bluegrass, jam band
Instruments Mandolin, Guitar, violin, flute
Years active 1989–present
Labels Compass Records
Associated acts Drew Emmitt Band, Leftover Salmon, Emmitt-Nershi Band
Website web.archive.org/web/20080905135147/http://www.drewemmitt.com/

Drew Emmitt is an American mandolinist, guitarist, fiddle player, occasional flutist and singer, best known for being one of the founding members of Leftover Salmon, as well as being the frontman of the Left Hand String Band, Drew Emmitt Band, and the Emmitt-Nershi Band.


1989-present: Leftover Salmon[edit]

Main article: Leftover Salmon

2005-present: Side projects[edit]

At the start of the band's deformation, Emmitt formed the Drew Emmitt Band.

In 2007, Emmitt and Bill Nershi of The String Cheese Incident and Honkytonk Homeslice started a project dubbed the Emmitt-Nershi Band. The band toured a small amount in the fall of 2007, and had a wide-scale tour planned for the duration of that year, including stops at festivals such as the High Sierra Music Festival.



Year Title Label
2002 Freedom Ride Compass Records
2005 Across the Bridge Compass Records
2008 Long Road Compass Records

Leftover Salmon[edit]

Year Title Label
1993 Bridges to Bert -
1995 Ask the Fish -
1997 Euphoria Hollywood Records
1999 The Nashville Sessions Hollywood Records
2002 Live Compass Records
2004 Leftover Salmon Compendia Records
2012 Aquatic Hitchhiker

Left Hand String Band[edit]

Year Title Label
1991 Get Me Outta This City Brewglass Records


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