Pert Near Sandstone is a bluegrass band from Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota. The band has recorded five full length albums since 2004, and have toured the United States extensively. Former full-time member (and now collaborator) Ryan Young plays fiddle with Trampled By Turtles. Dave Simonett of Trampled By Turtles has cited Pert Near Sandstone as one of his favorite contemporary bluegrass acts in the United States.