Britt, Gena


  • From Bisco, North Carolina.
  • Plays banjo and sings lead & harmony vocals.
  • 1990, at age 18 moved to Nashville and worked with Petticoat Junction.
  • 1992, joined New Vintage.
  • 1994, joined Lou Reid and Carolina.
  • 2001, formed her own band.
  • 2001, won IBMA award for her work on the “Follow Me Back to the Fold” project with the Daughters of Bluegrass.
  • 2003, married Tim Tew (who plays Dobro™ in her band.)
  • Has also worked dates with The Lonesome River Band, Carolina Road, Sally Jones & The Sidewinders, The Alecia Nugent Band, The Donna Hughes Band, The DaleAnn Bradley Band and others.
  • 2008, recorded and performed with the Daughters of Bluegrass.
  • 2008, released solo project Doing All I Can (no label).
  • 2011, worked with the Skip Cherryholmes Quintet.
  • 2013, formed Sister Sadie with Dale Ann Bradley and Tina Adair.
  • 2014, joined Grasstowne, playing bass.
  • 2018, left Grasstowne to work full-time with Sister Sadie.
  • 2019, released solo project Chronicle (Pinecastle).
  • 2020, joined Phil Leadbetter and the All Stars of Bluegrass.