Cascade Crescendo
Progressive Bluegrass - Portland, OR
Cascade Crescendo, from Portland, Oregon has been crafting their own brand of bluegrass since 2013. Pulling from their vast range of collective influences, they play original, high-energy bluegrass, jamgrass, and Americana music with captivating lead vocals by Hunter White, blazing fast mandolin licks by Aden Beck, and creative, thumping bass lines by Taylor Skiles. Duluth, MN banjo player, Harrison Olk (formerly of Tin Can Gin) joined the band in late 2015, bringing with him solid Scruggs-style banjo sounds and high lonesome harmony vocals.

Cascade Crescendo recorded their first studio album in Spring 2016 at The Hallowed Halls in Portland, OR. The album features fiddle player, Allie Kral (Yonder Mountain String Band) on five tracks and a guest appearance by drummer Nick Werth (Yak Attack, SP3). Cascade Crescendo is gaining steam in 2016, quickly winning over fans across the Pacific Northwest and beyond. They’re on the lineup of the 2016 Northwest String Summit and are planning a West Coast tour in the Fall.

Caught In The Rain is an impressive debut for this young band and one that leaves you wondering what they will be capable of as they continue to grow as musicians.

Neil Ferguson, Glide Magazine

The group’s musical range features funky, danceable grooves to heartfelt acoustic ballads tied together with bluegrass-influenced instrument exploration.

Carlee Wright, Statesman Journal

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