The Papa String Band

The Papa String Band

Starting in the summer of 2003, Papa String Band member Brett Mello,and friends started playing music on the rocks of the Saluda River. Many would gather 'round to listen to their new take on ol' time bluegrass. In May of 2004, he decided to take the act to local bars and restaurants. The Papa String Band was born and has been performing ever since.

The band's lineup has expanded to include: LJ Errante, on maondolin and vocals; bass player, Gary Bishop; percussionist, Jackson Wools; harmonica player and vocalist, Mike Fore; and Matt Fenech... more