“When I was growing up my dad always had the radio on and would often be playing bluegrass or old-time music. That’s how I became interested in it,” said Kelchner, who works as an organic farmer.
“For the longest time my dad had a dusty guitar propped up in a corner. I started to play around with it about six years ago and have been at it ever since.“
Paired with excellent fiddling, a love of music, a bit of youthfulness and a toe tapping, knee-slapping style, the Naïve American’s music is not only distinct and rambunctious at times, it’s the musical equivalent of hearty comfort food.
It's music that’s comfortable, simple and soothing to the soul.