Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway is an American bluegrass band led by Molly Tuttle and featuring mandolinist Dominick Leslie, banjoist Kyle Tuttle, fiddle player Bronwyn Keith-Hynes, and bassist Shelby Means.
The latest album, Crooked Tree, was produced by Tuttle and Jerry Douglas and features collaborations with Sierra Hull, Old Crow Medicine Show, Margo Price, Billy Strings, Dan Tyminski, and Gillian Welch. These thirteen tracks, all written or co-written by Tuttle, explore her lifelong love of bluegrass.
"Molly Tuttle’s fingers move so quickly, she could pick your pocket without breaking stride" – New York Times
"a set of dashingly virtuosic songs." – NPR
Molly Tuttle is a vocalist, songwriter, banjo player and guitarist in the bluegrass tradition, noted for her flatpicking, clawhammer, and crosspicking guitar prowess. She has cited Laurie Lewis, Kathy Kallick, and Hazel Dickens as role models.
In 2017, Tuttle was the first woman to win the International Bluegrass Music Association's Guitar Player of the Year award. In 2018 she won the award again, along with being named the Americana Music Association's Instrumentalist of the Year.