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Official Wanigan CDs, apparel, posters, and more!

OFFICIAL Grass Grows Blue But I Miss You Unisex Jersey Short Sleeve Tee

A signature design by Jason Christopher Hackwith, this is the official Grass Grows Blue tee. This year, we can’t gather safely together at bluegrass festivals and jams, but we can gather in our back yards, porches, living rooms, and dens to share our favorite tunes, songs, memories, and more. Just use the hashtag #GRASSGROWSBLUE when you post your videos online. …


Brand New Day (Album Download)

Own Wanigan’s debut album, released in 2008. Solid original story songs with some new takes on some bluegrass classics. Complete with album art and liner notes, in high-quality DRM-free MP3-320 format.


Firefly (Album Download)

Own Wanigan’s landmark second album complete with liner notes, in high-quality DRM-free MP3-320 format.


Jen’s Reel (MP3)

The eleventh track from Firefly, released by Wanigan in 2013.

The Band

A dynamic acoustic band bringing old notes to original songwriting and new notes to old. Close harmonies backed by mandolin, fiddle, banjo, guitar, and bass. Story songs inspired by our ancestors, the areas they encountered, and the obstacles they overcame.

Warren Akin

Lead Vocals, Guitar

A solid guitarist and vocalist, Warren is also a fantastic songwriter- in fact, he’s written most of our original works. An elementary school teacher, Warren hails from the big city of Genesee, ID.

Tim Gundy

Mandolin, Guitar, Vocals

A killer mandolin player, Tim is about the humblest guy you’ll ever meet... if you can catch him! Coach Gundy is often found running around Clarkston, WA with his cross-country team.

Denis Hackwith

Bass, Mandolin, Vocals

Born in a musical family, Denis has been playing bluegrass, folk, and other roots music his entire life. He's retired and playing as much music as he can in the lovely town of Lewiston, ID.

Jason Hackwith

Violin, Mandolin, Guitar, Vocals, etc.

Jason, Denis’ son, also grew up playing roots music, but branched into all kinds of musical styles. When he isn’t playing bluegrass, he is writing and teaching music in the little town of Darrington, WA.

Adam Leavitt

Banjo, Mandolin, Vocals, etc.

Our newest member, Adam is an accomplished musician and songwriter with enormous talent. We’re blessed to have him and are excited for you to hear him!


"Outstanding original material... fine harmonies."

"Outstanding original material... fine harmonies."

Inland Northwest Bluegrass Association

"Akin has a soft vocal delivery that fits his songs well. The harmonies are tight and instrumentals are good."

"Akin has a soft vocal delivery that fits his songs well. The harmonies are tight and instrumentals are good."

Bluegrass Unlimited