"Free Range Pickin' is helping to write the next chapter of acoustic music in America." Tradition Magazine Free Range Pickin' (FRP) is an acoustic string band that synthesizes bluegrass, folk, and songwriter sensibilities into it's inspired originals and imaginative arrangements. The quartet's eclectic approach to it's music, based on lush four-part harmonies and energetic instrumentation (mandolin, banjo, guitar and upright bass), has won fans throughout the Midwest and led to Minnesota Music Academy Award nominations for best band and best recording in the Bluegrass/Old-Time category. "There's a youthful energy bubbling up in Free Range Pickin' and it smartly drives the music of this Minnesota band, giving them a persona that could make serious inroads with college crowds and those who enjoy a modern approach to the music. Free Range Pickin' is a clever name for this band that does indeed range freely over the ever-widening bluegrass landscape." Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine.