Salt Creek

Salt Creek is the latest Bluegrass band to emerge from Western Australia, featuring Troy Cook on guitar, Dave Woodhouse on banjo, Laura Mitchell on fiddle, Noel Smyth on bass and Rachel Armstrong as the newest addition to the group adding a fantastic double fiddle sound. With their 100+ years of combined musicianship Salt Creek can lay bare the heart of driving bluegrass yet touch a much wider audience with their more contemporary music, extending but not excluding the resilient themes of yesteryear.

Salt Creek's music is a blend of traditional and contemporary bluegrass, including both original songs and imaginative reinventions of non-bluegrass favorites such as the House of the Rising Sun and the Bee-Gee’s "Massachusetts". about Western Australia's famous engineer who designed a pipline which provided water to the Gold Field's from Mundaring in the late 1800's Lucious 3 and 4 part harmonies, superb picking and high energy are trademarks of each Salt Creek performance.

SETLIST (requests welcome)
Big Spike Hammer
Nashville Blues
Old Home Place
Dueling Banjos
Long Journey Home
Salt Creek
Gold Rush/Big Sciota Medley
Sawmill Man
O’Connor’s Pipeline Dream (Original, Noel Smyth)
House of the Rising Sun
Brown Mountain Light
Fiddle Medley (includes Orange Blossom Special and other favorites)
Jerusalem Ridge
Cowboy’s Dream
Coleen Malone
Foggy Mountain Breakdown
Bill Cheatham
Further Down the Line
Washington County
Clinch Mountain Backstep
Lee Highway Blues
Eighth of January Medley
Lonesome Fiddle Blues
Peor Es Nada

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