Three-time GRAMMY Award nominees The Avett Brothers made mainstream waves with their 2009 major label debut, I And Love And You, which landed at No. 16 on the Billboard Top 200 & garnered critical acclaim.
In 2012, The Carpenter hit No. 4 on the Billboard Top 200, followed by Magpie And The Dandelion in 2013, which debuted at No. 5 on Billboard’s Top 200.
In 2016, the band was inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame. 2017’s documentary May It Last: A Portrait of The Avett Brothers (co-directed by Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio) chronicles the process of writing 2016’s True Sadness, which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Albums chart, No. 1 Rock Albums, No. 3 on the Billboard 200, and scored 2 Grammy nominations. The film was released theatrically & on HBO to rave reviews & is now available on DVD/Blu-Ray/VOD.
In 2019, the band released its 10th studio album, Closer Than Together featuring the single “High Steppin’” which reached No. 1 on the Americana Radio Singles Chart.
The band’s newest album The Third Gleam, released in August 2020, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Americana/Folk Albums chart, No. 1 Rock Albums, and No. 1 Vinyl Albums. The single “Victory” hit No. 1 on the Americana Radio Singles Chart.
Also in 2020, The Avett Brothers played 2 sold out drive-in shows at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the span of three months and ended the year on a high note with a livestream of their 17th annual New Year’s Eve concert. An estimated 150,000 fans watched the show, which featured a full-band performance and an impressive lineup of special guests.
Swept Away – a musical inspired by & featuring the music of The Avett Brothers – premiered in January 2022 at Berkeley Repertory Theatre to rave reviews from audiences and critics. The Avett Brothers are currently on tour throughout the U.S.
The Avett Brothers first played Saturday in the Park in 2014.