Profile

Joe Newberry
Clawhammer banjo

A longtime and frequent guest on A Prairie Home Companion, Joe Newberry was a featured singer on the Transatlantic Sessions 2016 tour of the U.K. with fiddler Aly Bain and Dobro master Jerry Douglas, and at the Transatlantic Sessions' debut at Merlefest in 2017 with fellow singers James Taylor, Sarah Jarosz, Declan O'Rourke, Karen Matheson, and Maura O'Connell. In addition to performing solo, he plays in a duo with mandolin icon Mike Compton, and also performs with the dynamic fiddler and step-dancer April Verch.