Grass Root Ties is a southern Germany based string band playing a wide variety of American acoustic music ranging from bluegrass to acoustic country, blues and swing. 

Five fine acoustic musicians from the USA, England, and Germany present BlueGRASS and its ROOTS in and TIES to acoustic blues, swing and country. 

Five veterans of the European acoustic music scene on acoustic and steel-bodied guitars, mandolin, fiddle, Irish bouzouki, upright bass and 5-string banjo present an authentic and exciting show full of variety, virtuosity and entertainment.

Grass Root Ties plays as a quartet with ex-Pat American Paul Stowe and Englishman Trevor Morriss, a duo which has played together since 1986, and Germans Georg Baehr and Thomas Kaerner who have also played with Paul and Trevor in the Irish / Celtic folk band Matching Ties since 2005. Joining Grass Root Ties on occassion as a quintet is premier German 5-string banjo player Thilo Hain.

In this spin-off group from Matching Ties these excellent musicians return to their ROOTS  in (blue-) GRASS and its TIES to its many related American music styles. 

Please visit the websites of Grass Root Ties’ affiliate band Matching Ties, Irish, English & Scottish folk 

and Paul Stowe, folk and blues solo.