Tim talks with Avett Brothers bassist Bob Crawford about life, his career and views on mixing music and politics.

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On this week’s episode of “Tying It Together With Tim Boyum,” Bob Crawford, upright bassist with the Avett Brothers, joins us to talk about how his whimsical decision making has led to so much success. We'll talk about the band, his views on the mix of politics and music and also his podcasts about history and politics.  

He also talks in-depth about being in the band and dealing with his daughter having cancer three separate times. Finally, don't miss the end where he talks about his favorite performances and collaborations, especially the one with John Prine!


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With the speed of the local news cycle, it's easy to forget that the politicians who represent us and the influencers in our communities are more than just sound bites. North Carolina veteran reporter and anchor Tim Boyum is loosening his signature bow tie for candid conversations with power players across the state. In "Tying It Together," Tim uncovers what makes these newsmakers tick, explores fascinating life stories and helps all of us get a better grasp on the issues affecting our community.