Paul Kotapish (vocals, mandolin, guitar, octave mandolin, National steel guitar)

Equally confident and inventive on every fretted instrument, Paul has distinguished himself on the stage for over 30 years. Most recently, Paul has made a name for himself with his concerts and recordings with Kevin Burke’s Open House, a headlining act in Celtic and international folk festivals across the country. His blazing guitar and mandolin work also help drive The Hillbillies From Mars, Sylvia Herold’s Euphonia, and other Northern California-based acoustic groups. Paul is also widely respected for his work as editor and feature writer at Acoustic Guitar Magazine.

For more on Paul and performances and recordings with the Hillbillies From Mars, check out Interested in Paul’s other recordings? E-mail him at:

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