Rick Faris is a talented bluegrass artist hailing from Topeka, Kansas. After spending 11 years with Grammy-nominated band Special Consensus, Rick branched out to pursue a solo career in 2019, signing with Dark Shadow Records. Rick is known for his innovative approach to bluegrass music, blending traditional sounds with contemporary influences. With his distinctive sound and undeniable talent, Rick Faris has become a rising star in the world of bluegrass music. Faris is a songwriter, singer, guitarist, and guitar builder who received four IBMA nominations in 2022 and took home the New Artist of the Year award. In addition to Rick’s two solo albums Breaking in Lonesome and The Next Mountain, his newest release Uncommon Sky is set to be released in June of 2023. Whether he’s performing on stage or in the studio, his passion for bluegrass music is evident in every note he plays.