Gate 10 Band
Gate 10 is a high energy band that has found its way by performing traditional bluegrass, gospel and country music. Gate 10 is excited to continue this musical journey with a hard driving, solid style, but one that is firmly rooted in traditions with their own innovative sound.
With ages ranging from nine to twenty years old, their youth brings a refreshing taste to the traditional music scene.
A Quick Look
Since joining together in August of 2018, Gate 10 has been playing strong and steady. They are a high energy band from the New River Valley of Virginia. They have found their way by performing traditional bluegrass, gospel, and country music, along with original music. Gate 10 is excited to travel this musical journey with a hard driving, solid style, but one that is firmly rooted in traditions with their own innovative sound. A true style of their own makes them a highly entertaining group to watch. Their stage presence is beyond their young years with their musicianship, vocals, and harmonies.
Addie Levy 17 - mandolin, vocals
Ethan Handy 17 - banjo, guitar
Eric Handy 9 - dobro
Jared Houseman 16- bass
Gabe Scott 19- fiddle, vocals
Jarrod Belcher 21 - guitar, vocals
Addie, born and raised in Pulaski County, Virginia, has been singing since the age of three. She started learning how to play guitar at the age of ten and quickly fell in love with mandolin. She has been performing in a working bluegrass band ever since the age of ten.
Gabriel, better known as "Gabe", Scott hails from the bustling metropolis of Roanoke, Virginia. He's been playing the violin since he was 8 years old, and maintains a distinct musical profile as a teacher, composer, and active performer in Southwest Virginia.
Since the age of 9, Jared has been the bassist in numerous groups, driving the next generation of music. His experience in marching band & classical percussion, as well as his early experience of playing bass, has created a well rounded artist. Jared is proudly sponsored by NS Designs.
Jarrod Belcher was born and raised in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwestern Virginia and has taught himself to play guitar at the age of thirteen. Drawing inspiration from many different genres of music, he blends them all into his own unique sound.
Multi-instrumentalist Ethan Handy hails from Christiansburg, Virginia, and has been playing music since the age of seven. His fascination and dedication to bluegrass music has lead him to competing in contests at fiddlers conventions near his home in Southwestern Virginia. Ethan is best known for his banjo and guitar picking.
As one of the youngest dobro players today, Eric Handy hails from Christiansburg, Virginia, where he has been surrounded by music most of his life. After becoming fascinated with resonator guitar, Eric started playing dobro at the age of eight.