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The Knott Bros. Are an award-winning band from the Willamette Valley in Oregon. They play acoustic bluegrass and Americana, including both traditional favorites and popular originals. The Knotts performance style is high energy & action-packed! This is a highly polished exceptionally popular northwest band featuring tight harmonies and deft instrumentals, choreographed around a single microphone. The band is all acoustic, highly entertaining, and wows audiences with stellar vocals. The chemistry between the band members and the pure joy in performing shine through and win over audiences. Noteworthy Æ?æ Debut CD ¡*Something Out of Nothing¡¨ named as one of top 10 releases in 2000 by KBCS, Seattle. Æ?æ 1999-2000 Northwest Showdown Talent Search. Finished third at national showdown in Kentucky out of 122 originally competing bands. Æ?æ Mark Thomas, Eugene OR, Oregon State Banjo Champion 1999. Members Dennis Berck, Eugene, OR, Guitar, Vocals Rick Campbell, Salem, OR, Mandolin Karl Maerz, Newberg, OR, Fiddle, Vocals Suzanne Pearce, Eugene, OR, Bass, Vocals Mark Thomas, Eugene, OR, Banjo Media Quotes Æ?æ ¡*The Knott Bros. Are a bluegrass band from the Northwest that is 'knott' to be missed. Their high energy, wit, and stellar picking make them a sure bet for any festival or event requiring a tight stage show and high energy... ' --Donella Evoniuk, Vice President, Acoustic Sound, Inc. Æ?æ '... With their unique blend of voices and personalities, the Knott Bros. Come across as both vibrant and edgy. They manage to breathe new life into the music they play. The Knott Bros. Are an ensemble of five players blending clean vocal harmonies and fine musicianship. If they are ever appearing in your area, do 'knott' miss seeing them...' --Sandy Quam, Co-ordinator of Music, KSER 90.7 FM Everett Æ?æ 'The Knott Brothers are a refreshing addition to the Pacific Northwest's music scene. They know what an audience like and deliver it with energy, ability, and a great sense of humor. 'Knott' only that ... they are the best-dressed band in Oregon! I'm proud to be Knotthead ...' -- Dee Ann Davidshofer, KBOO Radio Æ?æ 'The Knott Bros. Is a great band and they sure know how to entertain the audience. They're also wonderful people and I love working with them....' ---- Trisha Tubbs, Former International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Northwest Field Representative Æ?æ ' If you don't know them already, the ... Knott Bros is a group of musicians that have it all. When you are looking for a band that will hold a crowd and be an asset to your event, these are the people you are looking for!' --Jack Clarno, Oregon State Bluegrass Festival Chairperson.