Banjo Dave Asti

Hailing from Charles Town, West Virginia, Dave Asti has been performing live music for over 20 years. As a founding member of the critically acclaimed group, The Hillbilly Gypsies, Dave entertained audiences far and wide with his unique and energetic style. A multi-instrumentalist and entertainer, his versatile technique is influenced by many genres. From Blues to Bluegrass, Swing to Rock, and beyond, there are no boundaries in his approach to musical sensibility.  .
-Founding member of West Virginia’s award winning bluegrass band “The Hillbilly Gypsies” 2001-2016
Voted best West Virginia band 2014 – http://www.wvliving.com/Fall-2014/The-Best-of-West-Virginia-Awards/
Voted 2015 Most Innovative Musician by WV Division of Tourism –  http://gotowv.com/innovative-mountain-musicians
 Notable television performances:
WV Mountain Stage – PBS
Song of the Mountains – PBS
Ulster Scots Santer Documentary BBC
Woodsongs
-Notable live performances:
Poppy Mountain Bluegrass Festival 2005-2015
Outer Banks Bluegrass – 2013-2014
Gettysburg Bluegrass
Carter Family Fold 2009-2015
IBMA World of Bluegrass
West Virginia State Banjo Champion, Vandalia 2008