Boone, Troy


  • From Erwin, Tennessee.
  • Began performing bluegrass music as a teenager. Began playing banjo, then guitar, then chose mandolin as his primary instrument.
  • 2013, enrolled in East Tennessee State University’s bluegrass music program.
  • 2015, released his first album “First Impressions” (no label).
  • 2017, joined Sideline, playing mandolin.
  • 2018, joined the Amanda Cook band, playing mandolin.
  • 2019, teamed up with Aaron “Frosty” Foster to form a duo. They had previously performed at the Ole Smokey Distillery in East Tennessee as “Dreamcatcher.” They recorded an album together during 2020 (Covid year).
  • 2021, his partner Aaron Foster unexpectedly died at the age of 28.
  • 2023, released Boone & Foster album Smoky Mountain Favorites (Mountain Fever).