While timeless and authentic are words you hear describing music quite often, here they both ring true.”

— The Daily Country

It’s a mighty impressive band that can take a sound which is literally as old as the hills, and then to repurpose it with an approach that’s vital and exciting. Yet, that’s what Tellico has done on their maiden outing, with the result that they’ve suddenly gone from zero to sixty on this initial attempt.”

— Lee Zimmerman, Blurt Magazine

On the new Relics and Roses, Asheville's Tellico puts their ‘Appalachiacana’ sound to work showcasing some of what western North Carolina is known for...”

— The Bluegrass Situation

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Summer Haze


Dear Tellico mailing list member, 

I'm sitting here on a summer morning entering a new page of mailing list members into our database, thinking how grateful I am that all of you have joined us!  We have met so…

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Return to Japan: “It’s Endless”, part 1 

The Japanese 'banjo'...Okinawan shamisen ('jamisen').

Back in 2013 I made a trip to Japan that quietly transformed my life. I had brought my fiddle with me to sit in with a local Hokkaido bluegrass band and came home reinspired,…

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Fall update

I don't know if you noticed, but it's fall! We had a wonderful month filled with lots of outdoor concerts and helped some great folks tie the knot at outdoor weddings with mostly good weather. Now we're headed indoors again…Read more
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Tellico endorses D'Addario strings

Tellico endorses D'Addario strings