Lou Reid and Carolina

When audiences hear the outstanding vocals and expert musicianship of Lou Reid and Carolina, they are not surprised to learn that the band’s members have played with the top country and bluegrass stars in the country.

The group’s leader, Lou Reid, has performed with Ricky Skaggs, Bill Monroe, Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Roger McGuinn, Vince Gill, and many others—including his current project, Seldom Scene.

In addition to Reid on mandolin, the band features Christy Allen and Kevin Richardson on guitar, Joey Cox on banjo, and Joe Hannabach on acoustic bass. Lou describes their music as progressive bluegrass, drawing on the influences of traditional, country, folk, blues, and rock ’n’ roll.


This artist appears in Jubilee #315: Lou Reid and Carolina.