Mustered Courage


  • From Melbourne, Australia.
  • A Newgrass quartet formed in 2010 by Nick Keeling (banjo), Julian Abrahams (guitar), Paddy Montgomery (mandolin) and Josh Bridges (bass).
  • Keeling is originally from Texas. The others are Australian.
  • Montgomery plays a left-handed mandolin.
  • 2011, released first album Mustered Courage (no label).
  • 2014, released Powerlines album (Travianna Records).
  • 2014, toured the US and showcased at IBMA in Raleigh, NC.
  • 2015, won the Country Music Australia Award for Instrumental Recording of the Year (for their song “Candle Creek”).