Ithaca, NY singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Travis Knapp released his third album of uplifting soulful folk songs in August of 2016. “All the Stars You Hold” is largely driven by clawhammer banjo, piano, and other less-conventional songwriting instruments (kalimba, shruti box), and it features many of Ithaca’s finest musicians. The album travels from celebratory fiddle tunes and prayerful grooves to playful storytelling and meditative moods.
– 2016 Winner of “Best of Bound for Glory” [Bound for Glory is the longest running live folk radio show in the country, in its 50th year], voted for by the Friends of Bound for Glory (www.boundforglory.org)
“All the Stars You Hold” – a Circus to the Music of Travis Knapp – was premiered at Circus Culture in Ithaca on September 23rd and 24th to enthusiastic full houses. The show featured Travis and a 5-piece band performing the album start-to-finish, with a different circus act for every song.
His last album, “For Everything That’s Good” , was written while bicycle to