The Bluegrass Situation: Roots Culture Redefined

3×3: Grant Earl LaValley on Crocs, Coens, and Climbing Trees

Oct 11, 2017

Artist: Grant Earl LaValley
Hometown: Columbus, OH — now residing in Joshua Tree, CA
Latest Album: From LaValley Below
Personal Nicknames: Grantasaurus, Granny, Early

If you could safely have any animal in the world as a pet, which would you choose?

My very own doggo, Herschel. He’s my cookies and cream poodle Dalmatian shagadelic dream.

Do your socks always match?

I try really hard to make it so.

If you could have a superpower, what would you choose?

I would make goblins.



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Which describes you as a kid — tree climber, video gamer, or book reader?

Tree climber, for sure.

Who was the best teacher you ever had — and why?

I really like listening to Alan Watts lecture, but I absolutely learn the most from all of my friends.

What’s your favorite city?

I love how San Francisco used to be before the tech world took over, but I haven’t seen all the cities yet so …


Tanks fer duh flag @boi_raa

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Boots or sneakers?

I only wear Crocs (jk!)

Which brothers do you prefer — Avett, Wood, Stanley, Comatose, or Louvin?


Head or heart?

Each would die without the other, so I prefer both.

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