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Fireside Collective: Questions and Answers

More than eight years after forming, Asheville-based quintet Fireside Collective continues to build on the momentum of early successes, including a competition win at MerleFest and a Band of the Year nomination from the Intentional Bluegrass Music Association. Founded by mandolinist and songwriter Jesse Iaquinto, the group also features Joe Cicero (guitar), Alex Genova (banjo),

Fireside Collective Brings it on Home

This is the third of three short features on Asheville-based artists releasing new albums in March 2020. Jesse Iaquinto released 2014’s Shadows and Dreams using the name Fireside Collective, but it wasn’t really a band project. “It was a solo album to kind of jump-start some of my original songs,” he says. But by 2017