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Now out of the Creek, Thile's packing Punch

Chris Thile (center) leads the band Punch Brothers that also includes (from left) Gabe Witcher, Noam Pikelny, Chris Eldridge, and Greg Garrison. They play the MFA on Monday. Chris Thile (center) leads the band Punch Brothers that also includes (from left) Gabe Witcher, Noam Pikelny, Chris Eldridge, and Greg Garrison. They play the MFA on Monday. (Autumn de Wilde)
By Linda Laban
Globe Correspondent / April 5, 2008

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The dust had barely settled on Nickel Creek's 2007 "Farewell (for Now)" tour, which placed the progressive bluegrass band on "indefinite hiatus," and singer and mandolin player Chris Thile was out airing Punch Brothers. (Full article: 629 words)

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