A digital deluxe version of acclaimed singer, songwriter and musician Molly Tuttle’s GRAMMY-nominated album, Crooked Tree, is out today on Nonesuch Records. Stream/purchase HERE. The release adds to a landmark year for Tuttle, who is nominated for Best New Artist and Best Bluegrass Album (Crooked Tree) at the 65th Annual GRAMMY Awards.
Alongside the original thirteen songs from Crooked Tree, the deluxe edition features new renditions of the Grateful Dead’s “Dire Wolf” and traditional folk song, “Cold Rain and Snow,” also made famous by the Grateful Dead, as well as live versions of album tracks “Dooley’s Farm” (feat. special guest Jerry Douglas) and “Castilleja,” both recorded at Nashville’s historic Station Inn. In conjunction with the deluxe release, a new performance video for album track, “Nashville Mess Around,” is debuting today.
Produced by Tuttle and Jerry Douglas, Crooked Tree explores Tuttle’s love of bluegrass and features collaborations with Sierra Hull, Old Crow Medicine Show, Margo Price, Billy Strings, Dan Tyminski and Gillian Welch. In celebration of the album, Tuttle and her band, Golden Highway, were featured on “CBS Saturday Morning” earlier this year as part of their “Saturday Sessions” series, performing three songs from the record: “She’ll Change,” “Over the Line” and “Crooked Tree.” Tuttle was also recently the subject of a PBS NewsHour profile.
Known for their electric live performances, Tuttle and Golden Highway—Bronwyn Keith-Hynes (fiddle), Dominick Leslie (mandolin), Shelby Means (bass) and Kyle Tuttle (banjo)—will perform select shows this year including two nights at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium on December 30 and 31 supporting Old Crow Medicine Show. See below for complete itinerary.
MOLLY TUTTLE & GOLDEN HIGHWAY CONFIRMED TOUR DATES
December 29—Cincinnati, OH—Taft Theatre*
December 30—Nashville, TN—Ryman Auditorium*
December 31—Nashville, TN—Ryman Auditorium*
March 31—Olympic Valley, CA—WinterWonderGrass Music & Brew Festival
July 14—Whitefish, MT—Under The Big Sky Music & Arts Festival
*supporting Old Crow Medicine Show