Mandolin Orange

Mandolin Orange

folk, americana, progressive bluegrass, seen live, Alt-country

Mandolin Orange are an American folk duo Andrew Marlin and Emily Frantz.The duo was formed in 2009 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Marlin entered the Chapel Hill music scene while completing his first album there in 2008. Frantz grew up in Chapel Hill and has played bluegrass in the area since age 14. Aside from the occasional bluegrass standard or familiar cover, Marlin writes a delicious array of songs. They span genres from folk to swing (and everything in between) with powerful lyrics and haunting melodies.