Cousin Curtiss is a stage dynamo, known for his rare solo act energy. Now, backed by an experienced full band, his concert performances have reached legendary status. With an Award-Winning Rootstomp style, he’s spread positivity and his signature smile across the US and worldwide. His music blends blues and bluegrass into what he calls “blues music at bluegrass speeds.” Think rapid-fire guitar, fiery harmonica, and thunderous kick.
In 2015, Cousin Curtiss left a teaching career in Alaska to fully embrace music. Since then, his story has been featured in major outlets like Business Insider, Cosmopolitan, and Redbull, along with appearances on Fox News and MSNBC. Whether performing solo or supporting acts like G Love and Special Sauce, his journey from dive bars to festivals like Salmonfest and New West Fest has turned heads. He’s shared stages with notable acts such as The Commonheart, Infamous Stringdusters, and Pepper, solidifying his place in the music scene. From dive bars to festival stages like Hoxeyville and Tico Time Bluegrass Fest, Cousin Curtiss’s musical journey continues to captivate audiences across the States and beyond.