Phil Salazar and the Kin Folk
Phil Salazar and the Kin Folk, founded in 1984 as the Phil Salazar Band, are a group of friends who have been recording and performing together for almost 40 years, mixing traditional music with rock, blues, country, jazz, Irish, pop, and bluegrass, among others. Ventura, California native Phil Salazar crawled around the stage of his father’s symphony as a baby, and has been playing the violin since he was 5. At 14, he heard and began to play blues and rock fiddle. He’s played with some of the best musicians from many genres, including Bob Weir, Kenny Loggins, Jimmy Buffett, Pete Sears, Steve Miller, and Kate Wolf. Phil Salazar and the Kin Folk have recorded seven albums, two for the legendary Flying Fish Records, and currently have two more on the way.