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The Big Decisions are a unique bluegrass band based in San Diego, CA.  The diverse styles of each band member help to create a unique take on bluegrass standards as well as a new takes on a diverse array of rock, funk, and folk.  The Big Decisions have honed their skills playing in bar, festivals, and private events (weddings etc) all over San Diego and southern California for many years.

The Big Decisions consists of Matt Bruno on mandolin, Grant Newton and vocals, Jason Weiss on Banjo, and Joe Wexler on bass.  Matt Bruno and Grant Newton are the primary vocalists.  Along with the core group, various guest artists sit in from time to time to add fiddle, dobro, drums, harmonica, and etc depending on the gig.

Booking Contact

Previous venues include

  • Sycamore Den, San Diego, CA (monthly residency for 5 years)
  • Adam’s Avenue Unplugged (2016) San Diego, CA
  • Mt. Laguna Music Festival (2017) Mount Laguna, CA
  • Viva Las VeGrass (2018) Las Vegas, NV
  • Winston’s Beach Club San Diego, CA
  • 7 Grand San Diego, San Diego, CA
  • The Harp San Diego, CA
  • Little Italy Mercato San Diego, CA

Recorded Samples

Fall on My Knees

Kansas Street Breakdown

The Scottish Song

San Diego Home

Leave the Light On

Live performances