Grant, Tyler


  • From San Diego, California.
  • 2003, won the Rockygrass Bluegrass Festival guitar contest.
  • 2003, moved to Nashville and joined the Adrienne Young Band.
  • 2004, worked with Casey and Chris (Henry) and the Two Stringers. Also did a tour of China with Abigail Washburn.
  • 2005, placed second at the National Flatpick Guitar Championship in Winfield, KS.
  • 2005, performed and toured with fiddler April Verch.
  • 2006, joined the Drew Emmitt Band (which became the Emmitt-Nershi Band)
  • 2006, released solo project In the Light (FGM)
  • 2007, formed a band called “Tavern Grass.”
  • 2008, won first place at the National Guitar Championship in Winfield, Kansas.
  • 2009, won first place at the Doc Watson Guitar Championship (Merlefest).
  • 2010, formed his own band called Grant Farm.
  • 2010, released Up the Neck album (no label).
  • 2016, released “Earth and Wood” album (Grant Central).
  • 2018, released a duet album with guitarist Robin Kessinger “Kanawha County Flatpicking” (no label).