Rad Trads don't tread lightly

Black Mountain News
The Rad Trads, playing a free show at Pisgah Brewing at 8 p.m. Oct. 12,  formed five years ago after meeting each other in New York City's East Village, brought together by their horns, guitars, drums and love for the classics like The Band and Allen Toussaint. The Rad Trads have played on four continents, headlining tours and opening for acts such as  Lake Street Dive, Tom Jones, Charles Bradley, Buddy Guy, Taj Mahal, The Lone Bellow, Margaret Glaspy and Con Brio. Members of the band have performed or recorded with St. Paul & the Broken Bones, Deer Tick, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Jon Batiste & Stay Human, Sarah Jarosz, Christopher Paul Stelling, David Duchovny, Lenny Pickett, Red Baraat, Huntertones, and The Brother Brothers.