Bud's Collective is a highly energetic, cutting edge bluegrass band available to play at your event or venue. Each member is award winning, and together took first place at the 2013 DCBU Band Contest. They also placed 2nd at the SPBGMA International Band Championship in Nashville TN in 2014. They welcome requests from any genre and are known for turning heads when they cut loose on their own takes of popular hits by artists spanning from Stevie Wonder to Blues Traveler, Tom Petty to the Proclaimers, Grateful Dead to Alabama, and much more. The band is made up of front man Buddy Dunlap on guitar and lead vocals, Cody Brown on bass, Gina Clowes on banjo, Jack Dunlap on mandolin, and Gaven Largent on dobro. They have been playing as friends for years and have developed a sound together that is true to bluegrass tradition while at the same time not hesitating to add to it, creating a truly unique sound that you and your guests are sure to love!