Boulder, Colorado based Ragged Union features national mandolin champion Jordan Ramsey, cult-hero songwriter Benny ‘Burle’ Galloway, award-winning banjoist Chris Elliott, Rockygrass Academy fiddle instructor Justin Hoffenberg, and flatpicker/songwriter/singer Geoff Union. The group has been touring the US and the UK since 2013, performing at major festivals including IBMA’s Wide Open Bluegrass, John Hartford Memorial, Northwest String Summit, and Darrington Bluegrass, among others. Their 2017 release, Time Captain, reached #7 on the Roots Americana Radio Chart.
Benny ‘Burle’ Galloway joined the band on bass and vocals in January, 2018, Burle is an established songwriter in the jamgrass world whose credits include The Infamous Stringdusters, Greensky Bluegrass, Leftover Salmon, Yonder Mountain String Band, and many more. With this new addition, Ragged Union’s show fully achieve’s its goal of timeless, original songs in a world-class bluegrass setting; an impressive show for traditionalists and progressives alike.