Avett Brothers

The Avett Brothers are perhaps the most influential band to launch out of the Charlotte area. The two brothers, Scott and Seth, grew up in Concord and their distinct mix of folk and punk-rock music have earned them critical acclaim and an international following.

Big Fish: When Local Bands Go National

Nov 7, 2012

The Avett Brothers’ career arc can be traced by their live albums. In 2002, they recorded a set at the Double Door Inn; by 2010’s third live volume, they were playing Bojangles’ Coliseum. The band’s meteoric success, built on the nearly worn-out “one fan at a time” credo of their manager Dolph Ramseur, has moved the Concord-based act — now a quintet — from a fiercely beloved local darling to one of the nation’s biggest draws.