Joe Newberry


Joe Newberry is a prizewinning banjo player, guitarist, fiddler, and singer, who plays in a duo with mandolinist Mike Compton, and along with Mike, performs with Bruce Molsky and Rafe Stefanini as the Jumpsteady Boys.  He is the recipient of the 2012 IBMA songwriting prize for “Gospel Recorded Performance” for “Singing As We Rise,” and co-writer of the 2013 IBMA Song of the Year for “They Called It Music.” A frequent guest on Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion, Joe was also recently tapped to be a featured artist on the Transatlantic Sessions tour in Scotland and the UK.