The Avett Brothers /ˈvt/ are an American folk rock band from Mount Pleasant, North Carolina, United States. The band is made up of two brothers, Scott Avett (banjo) and Seth Avett (guitar), as well as Bob Crawford (double bass) and Joe Kwon (cello). Mike Marsh (drums), Tania Elizabeth (violin) and Paul Defiglia (keyboard) are touring members of the band, with Kwon featured on recordings from 2007's Emotionalism and later.

Following on from Seth and Scott's former rock band Nemo, the Avett Brothers combine bluegrass, country, punk, pop melodies, folk, rock and roll, indie rock, honky tonk, and ragtime to produce a novel sound described by the San Francisco Chronicle as having the "heavy sadness of Townes Van Zandt, the light pop concision of Buddy Holly, the tuneful jangle of the Beatles, the raw energy of the Ramones."

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Year Title RatingReleases
2002 Country Was 4 1
2003 A Carolina Jubilee 2
2004 Mignonette 2
2006 Four Thieves Gone: The Robbinsville Sessions 3
2007 Emotionalism 2
2009 I and Love and You 5 4
2012 The Carpenter 4 5
2013 Magpie and the Dandelion 5
2016 True Sadness 1

Album + Live

Year Title RatingReleases
2002 Live at the Double Door Inn 1
2005 Live, Volume 2 2
2009 2009-03-18: Live at Stubbs, Austin, TX, USA 1
2010 Live, Volume 3 5 1
2015 Live, Volume Four 1


Year Title RatingReleases
2012 Live And Die 1


Year Title RatingReleases
2000 The Avett Brothers 1
2006 The Gleam 4 1
2008 The Second Gleam 5 2

Unspecified type

Year Title RatingReleases
True Sadness 1

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