Lyons, CO


KC Groves is an accomplished instrumentalist (mandolin, guitar, bass), vocalist and songwriter at the forefront of Colorado’s bluegrass scene. As bandleader of the popular group Uncle Earl for over a decade, she helped bring old-time music to major festival stages in the United States and abroad.

Along with founding the successful High Street Concert series in Lyons, KC has spearheaded the long-running weekly bluegrass jam at Oskar Blues and is a member of the Colorado Bluegrass Music Society’s Hall Of Honor.

“KC has the ability to connect with students at all levels of musical ability. She is incredibly supportive in jams. Most importantly, she makes it all fun.”
“KC helped me understand the basics of singing bluegrass harmonies. I put them to work immediately at the local weekly jam.”
“After only a few mandolin lessons with KC my 9-year-old daughter and I can now pick together!”
“KC’s musical expertise, her experience as a performer, and in-depth knowledge of the Colorado bluegrass scene, gives the feel of a “master class” for even the newest pickers.”
“KC is a wealth of knowledge and has a passion for sharing that knowledge with students of all ages in a way that is both fun and very informative.”
“KC is skilled and sensitive and a great teacher”
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