Knockin' Spirits
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Knockin' Spirits

Portsmouth, Ohio, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2013

Portsmouth, Ohio, United States
Established on Jan, 2013
Band Folk Bluegrass


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Knockin' Spirits formed in 2010 with Nathan Marshall(mandolin), Seth Cummins(guitar) and Alvin Breech(percussion). The original idea was to create an original style based in Bluegrass, but free enough to explore avenues of Folk, Blues, and Country while using modern structure and melody. Once a few songs came together it became apparent that while performing Knockin' Spirits were quite animated and the songs came across with an energizing aggressiveness. The Spirits were well on their way when Seth Cummins happened to pitch a tent next to J.D Thomas at Appalachian Uprising 2011. The first Knonckin' Spirits CD was released in August. In September they played Poppy Mountain, and while there a phone conversation led to a jam at J.D's a week later. The Spirits literally jump out of the car, break out the instruments, and immediately start jammin' with J.D on bass. It was apparent after that one song that Thomas was a perfect fit. The next jam with J.D included his friend Britt Delawder, whom he had asked to come play banjo. Britt was the missing piece Knockin' Spirits needed to round out their sound.
The newly improved Knockin' Spirits played a handful of shows, lineup changes then affected the band for the better part of the next year while they tried to find a replacement for founding Guitarist Seth Cummins. The remaining Spirits didn't play together for a period of about five months. They reformed in late March 2013, and quickly added Jeremy Moore on guitar. Unfortunately, Jeremy wasn't able to continue with the band.  Knockin' Spirits continue to play great shows and develop their style with increasing fervency. Hope to see YOU soon at one of our shows!

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