Big Sadie

Hometown: Chicago, IL
Appeared at Torquefest: 2017

With twin fiddles, resonator banjo, and a mandolin or dobro, Big Sadie is defined by rustic yet sophisticated instrumental arrangements and rich, intricate harmonies. From original compositions and traditional tunes to renditions of rock songs filtered through their brand of bluegrass, Big Sadie’s music is simultaneously haunting, unifying, and uplifting.