Scott Slay & the Rail is an Americana, Folk and Bluegrass band based in Denver, CO.
The 5-piece group combines bluegrass, country, folk, and traditionals to produce a novel sound. Ultimately, the band joined together to present songs about experiences that they as humans have known, finding influence from the bands like the Punch Brothers, Nickel Creek, Allison Krauss, the Avett Brothers, and more. Subject matters are tragic, joyful and inexhaustible.
The group sings and plays often, favoriting breweries for their high energy and comfortable environment.
Scott Slay & the Rail is made up of award winning rhythm guitarist and vocalist, Scott Slay, banjoist, James Armington with his soulful harmony vocals, bassist Evan Goring, mandolinist Pete Weber and accomplished fiddler and harmony vocalist, David Chernack. The group has been known to feature cameos from instrumentalists such as Nickel Creek's Mark Schatz, Lonesome River Band's Sammy Shelor, and many more.