Traditional Bluegrass influenced by Charlie Waller, Reno & Smiley, Jim & Jesse, Lonesome River Band, The Johnson mountain boys and The Boxcars. ”

Old Dogs New Tricks Bluegrass Band

Based out of King William County, Virginia, Old Dogs, New Tricks was founded by John Martin in 2011. We are a four-piece bluegrass group known for our hard-driving bluegrass and gospel performances.

We work hard in order to bring exceptionally tight picking and on spot harmonies to the stage. And our work has not gone unnoticed. In 2013, we won first place in the East Coast Bluegrass Band Competition at the Thousand Trails Bluegrass Festival.  

Our fans and fellow bluegrass musicians helped make us who we are.

For more information, please contact John at  (804) 338-8164 or

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