Kilby, Cody


  • From Nashville, Tennessee
  • Two time Juvenile National Banjo, Guitar and Mandolin Champion.
  • Signed an endorsement contract with Gibson at age ten.As a teenager, won the Kentucky State Banjo Championship, the Georgia State Banjo Championship and both the Winfield National Guitar and Mandolin championships.
  • 1993, appeared at the IBMA Awards Show as part of the Bluegrass Youth All-Stars.
  • 1996, worked with the band High Lonesome at the Summer Olympics in Atlanta
  • 1997, appeared on TNN’s Prime Time Country with Dick Clark, Grandpa Jones and Loretta Lynn.
  • 1997, released Just Me (Rebel Records), playing all the instruments (guitar, banjo, mandolin, bass and Dobro™).
  • 2000, joined Sally Jones and the Sidewinders.
  • 2001, joined Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, playing lead guitar.
  • 2008, released solo project Many Roads Traveled (Rebel).
  • 2015, joined The Traveling McCoury’s.