Gate 10 Band
Gate 10 is a highly energetic band that has written its own musical story using the tales of traditional bluegrass, the love of Christ in gospel music, the high energy of classic rock, and the heartaches of old country music. Coupling this with ages ranging from 9 to 21, they have a unique sound that is beyond their years. Gate 10 is dedicated to breaking the bluegrass mold and innovating the genre with a cutting-edge and hard-driving sound that is unparalleled for their years.
Who Are We, Again?
Since coming together in August of 2018, Gate 10 has been pushing the boundaries of bluegrass music. A true style of their own makes them a highly entertaining group to watch. Their rich and mature sound, along with a welcoming stage presence, make them a highly entertaining group to watch.
Addie Levy 17 - mandolin, vocals
Ethan Handy 17 - banjo, guitar
Eric Handy 9 - dobro
Jared Houseman 17- bass
Gabe Scott 19- fiddle, vocals
Jarrod Belcher 21 - guitar, vocals
Addie, born and raised in Pulaski County, Virginia, has been singing since the ripe old age of three. She started learning 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.
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 made him 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 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 with, and dedication to, bluegrass music has lead him to compete in several contests at fiddlers' conventions near his home in Southwestern Virginia. Ethan is best known for his renowned 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.