Banjo player Joe Dean has joined Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver. Doyle commented:
I have been admiring Joe Dean’s skills as a young gun in this business. Over the past few years, I have grown to truly admire the combination of his creative banjo style and his traditional vocal prowess. I have had my eye on Joe Dean for quite some time and I am so pleased he has committed to joining Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver. He will bring a new and exciting energy to our efforts. To me, this feels like a new beginning!
Joe said he was “very excited about this opportunity,” having “admired Doyle’s style of music since I was a kid.” He added:
I can’t wait to be a part of one of the greatest bands in bluegrass history, and share the stage with a legend like Doyle Lawson.