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.