Trampled By Turtles
Trampled By Turtles (TBT) is a progressive bluegrass band from Duluth, Minnesota. The group is most famous for its high-tempo, fast-paced, intelligent songs but also features lead vocalist Dave Simonett's lyric writing abilities in slower ballads. Their high-energy concerts have attracted an ever-growing, dedicated fan following. The band members have referenced inspirations such as Townes Van Zant, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, and Ralph Stanley. Their fifth release, Palomino, has maintained a position in the Top 10 on the Billboard bluegrass charts for 52 straight weeks. Their newest album, Stars and Satellites, will be released on April 10, 2012.