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Ferdinand the Bull

Formed by Pennsylvania-based frontman Nick Snyder, Ferdinand the Bull is an indie-folk collective rooted in big hooks, carefully crafted songwriting, and a dynamic stage show.

Now a high-energy folk band for big stages and bigger crowds, Ferdinand the Bull hit the road, playing everywhere from Boston to Los Angeles. Rising toward the top of the Midwest folk circuit, opening an amphitheater show for Josh Ritter one minute and playing alongside Rusted Root the next. Paste/Noistrade gushed, "They craft some pretty musical magic." Meanwhile, networks like the Discovery Network and PBS featured the band's music, broadcasting Ferdinand the Bull's music to a national audience.

Ferdinand the Bull continues to evolve its high-spirited sound with an upcoming EP. Recorded by the bandmates themselves and mixed by the Grammy-winning engineer Craig Alvin (Brittany Howard, Kacey Musgraves), the record showcases the sturdy songwriting that's always served as the group's foundation, as well as the adventurous arrangements that have transformed the group from a one-man band into something much bigger.

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