Our Story

Shaky Hand String Band was founded high in the heart of the Rocky Mountains in 2016.  While things have changed a bit over the years, the music remains, and fun is to be had by all who encounter the Shaky Hand String Band.  The band began in Leadville Colorado in a studio apartment, then spent the next few years covering the western United States.  Shaky Hand String Band were finalist at the 2022 Telluride Bluegrass band competition & the 2018 Pickin' in the Pines Bluegrass Festival.  The band has performed on countless stages and festivals across the country. 

Flash forward to 2022, Shaky Hand String Band now have a 5 piece sound like never before. With a fresh approach comes a creative catalog of new and classic Skaky Hand tunes.  While still "bluegrass" at heart the band is Shaking into differnet generes and bending roots music, creating a whole new Shaky Hand Sound.    

Shaky Hand String Band members consists of Jess Rose Moidel (fiddle), Patrick O’Halloran (banjo) Carl Meineke (Bass), Leo Lopez (Percussion) and John Truscelli (Guitar).  Rotating Guitar players:  Loren Zyniecke and Alex Johnstone.

Foodies and beer lovers; your palate will thank you while your feet will be tapping to the best in Colorado Bluegrass with Summit County’s own Shaky Hand String Band.”

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