This Week On TSR: Punch Brothers

This Week On TSR: Punch Brothers

Spoleto Punch Brothers

In 2006, former Nickel Creek member Thile instigated the collaboration that evolved into Punch Brothers when he recruited Eldridge, banjo player Noam Pikelny, and violinist Gabe Witcher to back him on a solo album, How to Grow a Woman; bassist Paul Kowert joined the band three years later. They officially became Punch Brothers, releasing a debut album, Punch, on Nonesuch in 2008. Since then, says Thile, “Punch Brothers has gradually evolved from a band that existed to present the ideas of one guy into a band presenting the unified idea of five guys.

Beginning the week of Saturday April 13th, 2013 on Wisconsin Public Radio at 7PM CST and independent radio stations around the country.  Get the Complete Schedule Here here.

Backstage Monologue
In this episode’s monologue – delivered from the backstage dressing room with the one lonely little lightbulb burnin’ – Mike talks about being reasonable.

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