Chance Mccoy (old Crow Medicine Show)

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Chance McCoy is a Grammy winning Indie Folk musician from West Virginia. After receiving a grant to study with old master musicians from the Appalachian Mountains, he went on to win the Fiddle, Banjo and Dulcimer championships in his home state. His studies and deep love for the traditional ways of the mountaineer soon landed him in an unintentional situation though, abject poverty. In 2012 Chance was living in a run down cabin when a cold call from Old Crow Medicine Show landed him an invite to join the legendary Americana band of 'Wagon Wheel' fame. His first album with Old Crow, where he debuted his talents as song writer, singer and instrumentalist, earned the band a Grammy for best folk album. After touring with artists such as Mumford and Sons, The Lumineers, Willie Nelson, Sturgil Simpson, Margo Price and other luminaries, he turned his focus towards making his first solo record. His first LP 'Wander Wide' set to be released in 2019 is a collection of masterfully written songs woven with threads of folk, indie, and rock, with pop hooks laden through out. Straying far from clichéd Americana it's an incredibly creative take on the modern singer song writer, wherein each song was written specifically for it's unique placement on the album, unfolding into different landscapes of light and shade as it takes the listener on a musical journey. Chance currently lives on his farm in the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia where he enjoys a rustic back to the land lifestyle, creating music and producing films.

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Tour dates 2019

At 5 venues:

The Hug and Pint, Glasgow

171 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G4 9AW

Sat 5 Oct

£13.20 / 0141 331 1901

Kingskerswell Parish Church, Newton Abbot

8 Church End Road, Kingskerswell, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 5LD

Tue 2 Jul

£13.75 / 01803 873006

Portland Arms, Cambridge

Mitcham's Corner, Cambridge, CB4 3BA

Sat 12 Oct

£13.20 / 01223 357268

The Prince Albert, Brighton

48 Trafalgar Street, Brighton, BN1 4ED

Mon 14 Oct

£14.06 / 01273 730499

Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh

73 Cowgate, Edinburgh, EH1 1JW

Sun 6 Oct

£13.50 / 0131 225 1757

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