THE GARRETT NEWTON BAND
- From Benson, North Carolina.
- Began playing the banjo at age 10. Took lessons from Steve Dilling.
- 2016, at age 16 formed his own band and was being featured at Lorraine Jordan’s Coffee House (he also works as a barista there) and appears with her on the road.
- 2017, released first album Young Man, Old Soul (Pinecastle).
- 2019, released Bluegrass Barn album (Pinecastle).
- 2022, formed a Hank Williams tribute band called Garrett Newton and the Lovesick Drifters.