Can't Hold Me Down
Can’t Hold Me Down 

ISRC Code: QMS4L2200017 


Jack Dunlap: Guitar, mandolin, and vocals 

Robert Mabe: Banjo and lead vocals 

Alex Kimble: Bass and vocals 

Mason Wright: Fiddle 

Written by Robert Mabe 

Published by Frogtown Music (BMI) 

Arranged by Robert Mabe and Jack Dunlap 

Recorded by Will Shenk 

Produced by Jack Dunlap, Robert Mabe, and Will Shenk 

Genres: Bluegrass, Folk, Americana 

Jack Dunlap & Robert Mabe offer up their second single, "Can't Hold Me Down" since the release on the dynamic song, "Sit and Watch it Rain". They have been touring the country together since 2019. Collectively they have performed and recorded with several known artists in the bluegrass, Americana, and Grassicana genres (Larry Keel, Gina Furtado, Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike, Scythian, Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley, Bud’s Collective, The Fly Birds, Dry Mill Road, Old Town Flood, Shannon Bielski & Moonlight Drive, Tim, and Savannah Finch and The Eastman Stringband, Lonesome Highway, Circa Blue, and Jakobs Ferry Stragglers).

They have also graced prestigious stages such as The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, Carnegie Hall in New York City, Lied Center for Performing Arts in Lincoln, Nebraska, The Hamilton in Washington, DC, and the Forbes Center for the Performing Arts Harrisonburg, VA. Both masters of their instruments play a mix of original tunes, classic bluegrass numbers, jazz favorites, and covers anyone would recognize. With roots planted firmly in bluegrass, they stretch their sound in ways that all audiences will enjoy and leave the performance wanting more.


The video was filmed by Jack Dunlap, Mason Wright, and Robert Mabe. It was filmed at various locations in Old Town Winchester, VA. Jack Dunlap, Robert Mabe, Alex Kimble, and Mason Wright appear in the video.  

Can’t Hold Me Down is a breakup song. It expresses the struggles of ending a long relationship and fighting through the darkness to realize the light of a new and better life on the other side.