Looking for professional bluegrass performers near you? Browse our directory of bands and solo artists active in the Mid-Atlantic region.

To add or update a listing, click here. Bands and solo artists performing bluegrass, old time, string band, and related musical genres are accepted. All listings are reviewed for accuracy and appropriate content before posting; please allow 5-7 days for review.

All4Hym (Ministry of Bluegrass Gospel Music)
Linden, VA
Cory Kreitzer, mandolin; Terri Kreitzer, fiddle; Chester Kreitzer, guitar; Chad Kreitzer, bass; Dan Murphy, bass & sound; Aaron Murphy, lead guitar, mandolin and dobro; Troy Stangle, banjo and dobro
Contact: 540-336-8794 or all4hym@all4hym.com

Allegheny Drifters
Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia
Exciting to hear, fun to watch – veteran entertainers who present authentic bluegrass. Bob Artis is also the author of “Bluegrass” the first book of the history of bluegrass music, published in 1975.
Bob Artis, mandolin and vocals; Bernie Cunningham, guitar and lead vocals; Karen Artis, bass and vocals; Radford Vance, banjo and vocals: Michele Birkby-Vance, fiddle and vocals
Contact: Karen Artis at 412-731-7631 or info@alleghenydrifters.com

Annapolis Bluegrass Coalition
Mid-Atlantic region
Roger Green, mandolin and vocals; Larry Conner, guitar and vocals, Terry Wittenberg, banjo and vocals; Mike Hartnett, fiddle; Jim Duvall, bass
Contact: abc@annapolisbluegrass.com

Jay Armsworthy & Eastern Tradition
California, MD
Jay Armsworthy, guitar and lead vocals; Tom Gray, bass; Marc Bolen, banjo and lead/harmony vocals; Mike Phipps, mandolin and lead/tenor vocals
Booking/Contact: Jay Armsworthy at jaychelle1@verizon.net

Arty Hill & The Rock Hearts
Arty Hill, guitar and lead vocals; Jack O’Dell, guitar and vocals; Heather Twigg, fiddle and vocals; Ira Gitlin, banjo
Contact: Arty Hill at artyhill@comcast.net

Marv Ashby & High Octane
Berkeley Springs, WV
Marv Ashby, guitar and vocals; Doug ‘Beardie’ Moats, bass and vocals; Jack Van Orden, banjo; Larry Crawford, fiddle
Contact: Marv Asby at 304-258-6211 or marvashbyandhighoctane@gmail.com
From the West Virginia Panhandle comes that hard-driving ‘no holds barred’ bluegrass music, courtesy of Marv Ashby and the High Octane band. Marv is joined by some the region’s finest entertainers, delivering a quality and fast moving show.

Aspen Run (The Martin Brothers)
Westminster, MD
Herb Martin, vocals and guitar; Herb Martin III, vocals and guitar; Clayton Martin, vocals and mandolin; Aaron Martin, vocals and bass; Guy Herbert, banjo
Aspen Run is a family-centered band located in Westminster, MD. The band plays hard driving, upbeat and lively bluegrass music to listeners in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Delaware.
Contact: Herb Martin at 410-259-5472 or hmartin@gmx.com

Chris Athey
Banjo player looking to join bluegrass band. 15+ years experience in local bands.
Contact Chris at ccabanjo@verizon.net

The Back Creek Valley Boys
Hard Drivin’ Bluegrass featuring: Wayne Masters, fiddle; Randy Kenney, bass; Andrew Jordan, guitar and vocals, Warren “Houndog” Kesecker, banjo and vocals, Ike Jordan, mandolin and vocals
Booking, radio, and press inquiries – contact Ike Jordan at 304-702-3591

The Band Wagon
An Americana, Eclectic Bluegrass Band that’s been pickin’ in WV since 2010.
Josh Ray, guitar, mandolin, fiddle, lead and harmony vocals; Pam Ray, bass, lead and harmony vocals; Jubal Taylor, banjo, lead and harmony vocals
Contact: Pamela Ray at 304-542-7595

Randy Barrett and the Barretones (Falling Mountain Music & Shenandoah Acoustics)
Randy Barrett, guitar, banjo, and lead vocals; Tom Gray, bass and vocals; Tom McLaughlin, guitar, mandolin, and lead/harmony vocals; Alex Sens, dobro (Sheerhorn); Dede Wyland, guitar and harmony vocals
Bookings: contact Randy Barrett at mrbarretone@gmail.com

The Bentwood Rockers
Old friends back together playing traditional and new Bluegrass
Ken Tackett, guitar and vocals; Stafford Markham, banjo and vocals; Pat Markham, bass and vocals; Dave Goldman, fiddle; Dan Shipp, mandolin and vocals
Contact: Ken Tackett at 703-477-5272

Big Chimney Band
Avril Smith, guitar and vocals; Katie Scharf, fiddle and vocals; John Seebach, mandolin and vocals; Alex Sens, dobro; Jeremy Middleton, bass and vocals
Contact: bigchimneyband@gmail.com

Big Hillbilly Bluegrass
Bob Perilla, guitar; Mike Munford, banjo; Tad Marks, fiddle; Elizabeth Day, vocals; Merle Johnson, mandolin; Pete Kelly, bass; Craig Hopwood, sound
Bookings: contact Bob Perilla at 410-442-1304 or bobperilla@hotmail.com
General Information: info@bighillbillybluegrass.com

Big Virginia Sky
James Adkins, guitar; Sammy Shelor, banjo; Steve Lazar, bass; Scott Slay, mandolin; Dale Lazar, percussion
Bookings: 850-261-5954 or bigvirginiasky@gmail.com

Blue Moon Cowgirls
Karen Collins, vocals and fiddle; Lynn Healey, vocals and rhythm guitar; Ann Porcella, vocals and guitar; Ira Gitlin, vocals and lead guitar
Contact: Karen Collins at kcollinsmd@gmail.com

Blue Spruce
Hard driving traditional and original bluegrass.
Bookings and information: contact Barb Diederich, 4205 Havard St, Silver Spring, MD 20906-4447 | 301-633-2504 | barb@bluespruceband.com

Dick Laird, mandolin and tenor vocals; Jeff Laird, guitar and lead vocals; Heath Laird, acoustic bass and bass vocals; Carroll Swam, guitar and lead vocals; Chris Warner, banjo and baritone vocals; Russ Hooper, dobro; Jon Glik, fiddle
contact Chris Warner, 436 Beaver Street, East Berlin, PA 17316-9511 | chris@sunnymountainbanjo.com
contact Dick Laird, 1635 West Market St, York, PA 17404 | 717-848-5673 | mandolaird@verizon.net
contact Carroll Swam, 2497 New Park Rd, New Park, PA 17352 | carrollswam@zoominternet.net

Tom Lyons, fiddle and vocals; George Osing, banjo; Tom Reeves, bass and vocals; Dave Propst, mandolin and vocals; Rick Miller, guitar and vocals
Contact: Rick Miller at 443-827-8798 or picassiod28@aol.com or Dave Propst at 540-303-2986 or drpropst1@yahoo.com

Brandy Station Company
Serving the DC, NoVA, Richmond, Charlottesville, Culpeper areas. We specialize in Americana, bluegrass, rock, funk, folk.
Josh Unger, mandolin; Mark Wren, guitar; Wes Thornhill, guitar
Contact: Josh Ungar at 301-523-4654 or ungarjosh@gmail.com

Scott Brannon Band
Martinsburg, WV
Scott Brannon, guitar and lead vocals; Jack Leiderman, fiddle; Tracey Rohrbaugh, mandolin and lead vocals; Jerry McCoury, bass and lead vocals; Kevin Roop, banjo
Contact: Scott Brannon | (h) 304-267-4096 | (c) 304-671-7615 | scottbrannonband@frontier.com

Buck Stone and the Bucktones
Silver Spring, MD
Jeremy “Buck” Stone Schuhmann, guitar, harmonica, and vocals; Michelle Murray, guitar and vocals; John “Nowa” Nowakowski, bass; Ken Norkin, banjo; Tom McLaughlin, mandolin and fiddle
Contact: Jeremy “Buck” Stone Schuhmann at jsbuckstone@gmail.com

Bud’s Collective
Buddy Dunlap, guitar; Cody Brown, bass; Jack Dunlap, mandolin
Contact: Buddy Dunlap at 540-671-9828 | 540-664-4219 | buddydunlapband@gmail.com

By & By
Washington, DC
Elise Smithmyer, vocals; Daniel Buchner, guitar; James Millward, mandolin; Steve Grossman, banjo, Claire Blaustein, fiddle, John Flower, bass
Contact: info@byandbybluegrass.com

The California Ramblers
Joey Tippett, banjo and vocals; Jerry McGinnis, fiddle and vocals; Trampas Goldsmith, guitar and vocals; Linda Tippett, bass
Contact: Joey Tippett at 301-481-0151 or joey@californiaramblers.com , or Linda Tippett at 240-925-0133 or linda@californiaramblers.com

Canaan’s Land Bluegrass
Playing nation-wide traditional/gospel bluegrass for festivals, churches, carnivals and more.
Dave Dulaney, guitar and vocals; Steve Waldon, banjo and vocals; Tim Lyne, bass and vocals
Contact: Dave Dulaney at 717-676-9789 or canaanslandbluegrass@gmail.com
Online: Visit http://www.clbluegrass.com or Facebook

The Carroll County Ramblers
Bonnie Eyler, bass and vocals; Dale Eyler, fiddle and vocals; Al Mundis, banjo and vocals; David Robertson, guitar and vocals
Contact: Bonnie Eyler at 443-789-2182 or Dale Eyler at 717-688-3796

Charm City Limits
Shannon Borges, vocals and banjo; Brian Markley, vocals and guitar; Allen Hackley, mandolin and vocals; Shelly Howard, bass.
Contact: Brian Markley at 301-717-4532 or charmcitylimits@gmail.com

Chester River Runoff
Ben Armiger, vocals and guitar; Marc Dykeman, bass and vocals; Nate Grower, fiddle and vocals; Sam Guthridge, vocals and banjo
Contact: Ben Armiger at 410-708-6355, Sam Guthridge at 410-778-9359, or chesterriverrunoff@gmail.com

Circa Blue
Steve Harris, guitar; Ryan Mullins, mandolin; Matt Hickman, banjo; Malia Furtado, fiddle; Ashley Stewart, bass
Bookings: Liz DiSessa at 508-274-2951 or liz@heartrootsmusic.com

Paul Mengel, guitar, mandolin, and vocals; Don Parrish, banjo and vocals; Marcus Haynes, bass and vocals; Ed Corr, guitar and vocals; Fred Smoral, resophonic guitar and vocals.
Bookings: bookinginfo@cityfarmband.com

Gary Cole
upright bass, electric upright, and Fender bass – bluegrass, country, and other styles
Contact: Gary Cole at 703-945-7335 or bassman31@verizon.net

Colebrook Road
mid-Atlantic region – New England to North Carolina
Playing high energy award winning original bluegrass throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Winners of the 2011 Pickin in the Panhandle band contest (WV), winners of the 2014 Watermelon Park Fest band contest (VA), winners of the 2015 Podunk Bluegrass Festival band contest (CT), and winners of the 2016 DC. Bluegrass Union’s Mid Atlantic Bluegrass band contest. Mark Rast – winner of the 1999 Telluride banjo contest, Wade Yankey – winner of the 2014 Watermelon Park Fest mandolin contest. Joe McAunulty – winner of the 2015 Deer Creek Fiddler’s Convention bluegrass fiddle contest.
Jesse Eisenbise, guitar, vocals; Wade Yankey, mandolin; Joe McAnulty, fiddle, vocals; Jeff Campbell, upright bass, vocals; Mark Rast, banjo, dobro, vocals
Contact: Jesse Eisenbise at 717-449-9368 or colebrookroad@gmail.com
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The Copper Ridge Band
Richmond, VA
Paul Birch, mandolin; Mike Cluverius, banjo; Charles Jackson, fiddle; Devona Cristobal, guitar; David Williams, bass
Contact: Charles Jackson at 804-794-1452 or dyjackson@aol.com, or Mike Cluverius at 804-337-7837 or mcluverius@earthlink.net

US Navy’s Country Current Bluegrass Band
Kenny Ray Horton, guitar and vocals; Keith Arneson, banjo and vocals; Pat White, fiddle and mandolin; Daniel Stewart, bass and vocals; Patrick Gulley, pedal steel guitar; Christina Catalanotto, musical director and percussion
Bookings: 202-433-3676 or NavyBandOperations@navy.mil

The Country Gentlemen Tribute Band
The band provides music of the various Country Gentlemen configurations through the years, using Waller’s voice as the focal point. Mike Phipps’ vocal adeptly provides this ‘Waller’ sound.
Mike Phipps, guitar and vocals; Dave Propst, mandolin and vocals; Rick Briggs, banjo and vocals; Mike Conner, upright bass and vocals; Mark Clifton, dobro and vocals
Contact: Contact: Randy Graham at The Graham Talent Group, 859-421-7718 or randy@grahamtalent.net

Crazy After Midnight
Andy Nocero, guitar; Terry Patton, steel; Dave Sargent, banjo, percussion; John Burns, upright bass, Mary Balberchak, vocals
Contact: Andy Nocero at 703-216-0560 or avnocero@gmail.com, or Dave Sargent at 703-338-5223 or dave.sargent@cox.com

Dead Men’s Hollow
Amy Nazarov, guitar and vocals; Belinda Hardesty, banjo and vocals; Caryn Fox, mandolin and vocals; Jared Creason, bass and vocals; Marcy Cochran, fiddle and vocals; Mike Clayberg, lead guitar and vocals
Bookings: Caryn Fox at 703-862-0078 or caryn@deadmenshollow.com

Difficult Run String Band
Playing bluegrass and Appalachian string music in the Northern VA area.
Dick Neff, banjo; Doug Baumgardt, hammered dulcimer; Dick Mosehauer, guitar and mandolin; Nils Niemeier, mandolin and fiddle; Jenny Martin, fiddle
Contact: Dick Neff at 703-938-2546

Durham Station Bluegrass Band
Traditional bluegrass with some older country tunes thrown in.
Willie Poole, mandolin; George Fehlner, guitar; Dave Bageant, banjo; Ron Fellers, bass fiddle
Contact Willie at: 301-596-1919 or willpoole2@verizon.net

Drymill Road
Sean Loomis, guitar and vocals; Robert Mabe, banjo and vocals; Doug Ross, mandolin and vocals; Dave Hurt, bass and vocals
Contact: 202-596-0342 or drymillroad@gmail.com

Eastman String Band
Performing nation-wide and internationally
Americana/Bluegrass, originals and standards with wonderful vocals and powerful instrumentals
Tim Finch, mandolin, banjo, guitar,and vocals; Savannah Finch, vocals and guitar; Stefan Custodi, bass, guitar, and vocals; Jon Glik, fiddle
Contact: Tim Finch at 410-991-8349 or eastmanstringband@hotmail.com

East of Monroe
Lisa Kay Howard-Hughes, mandolin; Wally Hughes, fiddle and dobro; Gary A. Ferguson, guitar; Terry Wittenberg, banjo; Jackie Frost, guitar; Billy Budd, bass
Contact: Lisa Kay Howard-Hughes at 804-337-7161 | 540-270-2875 | mandolinlk@aol.com

Bill Emerson & Sweet Dixie
Bill Emerson, banjo; Tom Adams, guitar and vocal; Teri Chism, bass and vocal; Shelby Gold, fiddle and vocal; Dave Propst, mandolin and vocal
Bookings: Liz DiSessa at 508-274-2951 or liz@heartrootsmusic.com

Fall Line Bluegrass Band
Fredericksburg, VA
Pat Ritchie, lead vocals and guitar; Keith Mellinger, vocals, guitar, and mandolin; Jane Henshaw, vocals and bass; Keith Harrison, banjo; Bob Green, dobro
Contact: Keith Mellinger at 540-368-3128 or keith.mellinger@gmail.com

Gary Ferguson
Booking/Information: Gary Ferguson, 6211 Baltimore Pike, Littlestown, PA 17340-9505
Contact: 717-359-4774 or garyferguson@netzero.com

Amanda Fields
Bluegrass singer, songwriter, and guitarist, performing nationwide.

Fiddlin’ Willie & 7Bends Stringband
DC Metro/Shenandoah Valley area
Hard-driving, trad bluegrass, old-time, folk, and classic country fronted by 9-year old fiddler. Family-friendly music that rocks, rolls, thumps and twangs. You want your guests to dance? Bring a little authenticity to your event? Inspire your kid to play? Look no further.
Willie Marschner, fiddle, mandolin, guitar, and vocals; Mom, bass; Dad, guitar, mandolin, and fiddle
Contact: Pearse Marschner at 202-436-2045 or pearseinvirginia@gmail.com

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer
American Roots and Old Time Music
Cathy Fink, vocals, banjo, guitar, and old time fiddle; Marcy Marxer, vocals, mandolin, guitar, resonator guitar, and cello banjo
Contact: info@cathymarcy.com

Five of a Kind
Strasburg, VA
Jimmy Drummond, guitar and vocals; Norman Racey, bass and vocals; Buggs Frank, banjo and dobro; Richard Kleese, dobro and vocals; Tim Lansberry, mandolin
Bookings: Jimmy Drummond at 540-465-4741 or 540-331-4422

Flatland Drive Bluegrass Band
Lee Collins, guitar; Rodney Collins, bass; Curt Fox, banjo; Alan Rausch, dobro
Contact: Alan Rausch at 433-786-9196 or alanrausch@hotmail.com

Flower Hill String Band
Gaithersburg, MD
Bluegrass and contemporary acoustic music for a family-friendly good time. Also Celtic, old-time, and traditional gospel tunes, as well as a country song or two.
Dave Adams, banjo; Melissa Adams, fiddle and vocals; Betsy Garris, vocals; Mike Garris, guitar and vocals; Mikey Ambrosino, guitar; John Relph, mandolin; Glen Flowers, bass and vocals
Bookings: Dave Adams at 301-802-7453

Bill Foster
Strasburg, VA
mandolin, guitar, and vocals
Contact: 540-465-9501 or swfoster@shentel.net
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Foggy Hollow
Steve Sadler, guitar and vocals, Doug Kriess, mandolin and vocals, Rick Jones, banjo, guitar, and vocals; Jim Williams, banjo and guitar, Mike Hartnett, fiddle
Contact: Rick Jones at 410-937-5494 or rickracer22@hotmail.com

Free Range
Steve Quillen, fiddle and vocals; Curt Fox, banjo and vocals; Ali Reed Quillen, guitar and vocals; Phyllis Dodd, bass
Contact: 410-253-9179 | seq111@verizon.net | aliq@verizon.net

Frog Pond Pickers Band
Sweet Bluegrass, Country and Gospel music based out of the Shenandoah Valley
Contact: Joy Dix at 571-225-0336 or joy@frogpondpickers.com

Victor Furtado
Old Time Banjo
Contact: 540-622-4160 or emailtomfurtado@yahoo.com

Gamber Station
Jeff Forman, banjo and vocals; Mark Rynes, bass and vocals; Charlie Smith, mandolin and vocals; Rick Miller, guitar and vocals
Contact: Rick Miller at 443-827-8798 or picassiod28@aol.com

Jimmy Gaudreau and Moondi Klein
Jimmy Gaudreau, mandolin and vocals: Moondi Klein, guitar and vocals
Information: info@jimmyandmoondi.com
Bookings: Art Wachter at showtime@entertainmentconsultants.com

Ira Gitlin
Contact: 301-270-0068 or iragitlin3@aol.com

Gold Heart
Analise Victoria Gold, mandolin and vocals; Jocelyn Amanda Gold, guitar and vocals; Shelby Hope Gold, fiddle and vocals; Trent Gold, bass; Kai Gold, banjo
Bookings: 703-774-5183 or thegoldheartsisters@gmail.com

Gospel ForJe Band
Bluegrass gospel and old-time church music ‘for Jesus’ (Gospel For Je).
Don Faulkner, guitar, harmonica, and vocals; Ginger Beecher, vocals; Fred Nelson, mandolin, guitar, train whistle, and vocals; Delbert Purkey, banjo and vocals, and Gary Cole, bass fiddle and vocals
Contact: Fred Nelson at 703-451-4785 or fjnebn@cox.net

Grand Ole’ Ditch
Lucas Mathews, mandolin; Craig Miller, guitar; Jody Moser, dobro; Sam Guthridge, banjo; Butch Moser, bass
Contact: grandoleditch@gmail.com
Bookings: 301-697-9029 or craig@cdmpromotions.com

Grassland Bluegrass Band
Northern and Central VA
Nick Dorosheff, banjo; Carl White, fiddle; Jason Glisson, mandolin; Kevin O’Connor, guitar
Contact: 919-288-0616 | 540-661-9640 | grasslandbluegrassband@gmail.com

Josh Grigsby & County Line
East Coast
We play traditional, contemporary, original, and gospel bluegrass. JGCL is available for festivals, private parties, church events, or any event that calls for fun toe-tappin’ bluegrass music.
Josh Grigsby, lead vocals and rhythm guitar; Crystal Grigsby, vocals; Mark Mills, lead guitar and vocals; Judge Parker, banjo and vocals; Robert Kidd, upright bass; Whitney Perkins, resonator guitar
For available dates and booking information contact:
Bookings/Information: Crystal Grigsby at countylinepickers@gmail.com or Josh Grigsby at 540-376-2512

Dee Gunter & The Dukes of Bluegrass
Dee Gunter, lead vocals and guitar); Mike Munford banjo and vocals; Dave Robertson mandolin and vocals; Tom Lyons, fiddle; Brian Eldrith, bass
Contact: 443-695-4894

Handsome Molly
Washington, DC and Central Maryland
Playing traditional and contemporary bluegrass.
Kathy Hanson, guitar, banjo and, vocals; Kristina Ellingson, bass
Contact Name: Kathy Hanson at 240-731-4911 or banjokathy@gmail.com

The Hard Travelers
Kenn Roberts; Mack Bailey; Mike Munford, banjo and vocals; Jon Glik, fiddle; Ira Gitlin, bass
Contact: Rachel Levy at scm@mackbailey.com

The Hazards
Eric Knowles, banjo and vocals; Matthew Geiger, guitar and vocals; Gregg Bowers, mandolin and vocals; Dave Repass, bass; Mark Baker, dobro and vocals
Contact: Eric Knowles at guitbo@yahoo.com

Murphy Henry

Heavy Traffic Ahead
Montgomery County, MD
Lou Janesko, fiddle; Mel Peters, bass and vocals; Bob Craig, banjo and vocals; Alex Orr, mandolin and vocals; Russ Burnett, dobro, guitar, and vocals; Billy Park, guitar and vocals
Contact: htabluegrass@gmail.com

The Hickory Project
Anthony Hannigan, mandolin and vocals; Jillian Hannigan, flute, pennywhistle, and vocals; Josh Sudigala, guitar; Ed Lick, banjo and vocals; Steve Belcher, acoustic bass
Bookings: Anthony Hannigan at anthony@hickoryproject.com, or Jillian Hannigan at 570-250-7464 or jillian@cornstockfestival.com

The High and Wides
Marc Dykeman, guitar and vocals; Sam Guthridge, mandolin, banjo, and vocals; Nate Grower, fiddle; Mike Buccino, bass

High Ground Bluegrass Band
Ben Swary, guitar; Rick Altis, bass; Jimmy Almarode, mandolin; Jeff Ritchie, banjo
Contact: 540-743-7379 | 540-248-1289 | highground@rickaltis.com

Washington, DC
Belen Pifel, vocals; Chuck Andreatta, banjo and vocals; Nick Backer, mandolin and vocals; Lee Benaka, fiddle; Tom Lalley, guitar and vocals; Jerry Del Rosso, bass
Contact: Lee Benaka at 202-271-5868
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Scott Holstein and the Old Back 40 Band
Scott Holstein is an American country and bluegrass singer-songwriter and West Virginia Music Hall of Fame nominee.
Scott Holstein, vocals and guitar; Randy Kohrs, dobro; Clay Hess, lead guitar; Aaron Ramsey, mandolin; Tim Crouch, fiddle; Jay Weaver, bass
Contact: Scott Holstein at 615-707-1728 or coalrecords@yahoo.com
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The Hub City Revue
David Staebler Sr., mandolin; Jake Staebler, guitar and vocals; Dave Staebler Jr., bass and back up vocals; Jimmy Cross, banjo and vocals

Iron Ridge
Hanover, PA
Denny Kopp, mandolin, fiddle, and vocals; Jay Mosley, banjo and vocals; Max Allison, bass, banjo, and vocals; Joe Mosley, guitar and vocals
Contact: Denny Kopp at 717-632-0037 or dkopp1999@yahoo.com, or Jay Mosley at 410-374-5184

Just Wingin’ It Bluegrass
Prince William County, VA
Jeff Custer, vocals, guitar, and mandolin; Gerald Rife, vocals and lead guitar; Brian Fahrenwald, banjo; Troy Abel, vocals and mandolin; Billy Duncan, vocals and bass
Bookings: Cindy McCauley at 703-517-2119 or jeff.justwinginitbluegrass@aol.com

King Street Bluegrass
Award winning musicians, King Street Bluegrass is a kickin’ acoustic mix of Bluegrass, Folk music, and country, with some spicy originals thrown in.
Donnie Faulkner, lead singer; Rob Waller, banjo; Roger Hart, harmonica; Nancy Lisi, upright bass; Robert Swain, baritone; Stacey Rae Sinclair, fiddle
Contact: 703-531-9945 or kingstreetbluegrass@yahoo.com
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Mid-Atlantic region
An all-female multi-instrumental/harmony-based trio out of Philadelphia, PA.
Sarah Larsen, vocals, fiddle, mandolin, guitar; Laura Kay, dobro, banjo; Cecilia Ferneborg, vocals, guitar
Contact: Laura Kay at 609-457-0961 or heythereladybird@gmail.com

Tara Linhardt
Contact: 703-999-8695 or taraworlds@gmail.com

Lisa Kay Band
Lisa Kay Howard-Hughes, mandolin and vocals; Wally Hughes, fiddle, dobro, guitar, and vocals
Contact: Lisa Kay Howard-Hughes at 540-270-2875 or mandolinlk@aol.com

Lonesome Pine
Bruce Clark, banjo, guitar, and vocals; Ed Schaeffer, guitar and vocals; Alan Oresky, fiddle and mandolin; Pat Kral, autoharp and vocals; Barb Diederich, bass and vocals
Contact: Bruce Clark, 3148 Gracefield Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20904 | 301-572-6027 | bruce@lonesomepineband.com

Lovesick Hillbillies
Jeff Kidd, mandolin and harmony vocals; Nicolette Worth Wagman, upright bass and lead vocals; Eric Knowles, banjo and lead vocals; Matthew Geiger, guitar and lead vocals; Tad Marks, fiddle and vocals
Contact: 717-817-6521 or guitbo@yahoo.com

Lulu’s Fate
Washington, DC, Maryland & Virgina (including southern VA)
Trio performing Appalachian traditional music, early swing, country blues, gospel, originals & more.
Tom Espinola, mandolin, guitar and vocals; Kristen Jones, cello and vocals; Kara Falck, vocals
Contact: 301-652-3265 or info@lulusfate.com
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Robert Mabe
Robert Mabe plays and sings bluegrass music!
Contact Name: Robert Mabe at 202-596-0342 or robertsbanjo@gmail.com
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The Martin Family Band
Frederick, MD
old time, Irish, and colonial music
Carl, Jeanean, Lydia Sylvia, Emily and Claude Martin
Contact: 240-400-3883 or martinfamilyband@hotmail.com

Me & Martha
McGaheysville, VA
Don DePoy, guitar, banjo, and vocals; Martha Hills, bass and vocals
Contact: Martha 540-209-3540 or martha@meandmartha.com

Walt Michael & Company
hammered dulcimer virtuoso
Contact: 410-857-2771 | 410-967-9111 | wmichael@mcdaniel.edu

Monte Monteith and the Skystone Bluegrass Band
Central and Northern Virginia
Performing since the early days of bluegrass in the Washington, DC area.
Monte Monteith, MC, guitar, and lead vocals; Bob Payne, mandolin, lead vocal, and baritone vocal; Tommy Barlow, dobro; Ben Outland, guitar, lead vocal, and bass vocal; Paul Clark, bass and tenor vocal; Larry Carpenter, 5-string banjo
Bookings/Contact: Monte Monteith at 540-661-2660 or mwmdjm@aol.com

Moose Jaw
Washington, DC
a 5 piece bluegrass cooperative
Contact: moosejawbluegrass@gmail.com

Mountain Ride
Waynesboro, PA
Eric Avey, guitar and vocals; Scott Matlock, fiddle and vocals; Corey Woodcock, banjo; Chance Hurley, mandolin; Kate Avey, bass and vocals
Contact: Eric Avey at 717-977-1182 or ericflatpicker@gmail.com

Amanda Murphy & the Lost Indians
Andy Nocero, guitar; Terry Patton, dobro; Amanda Murphy, fiddle; Dave Sargent, banjo, percussion; John Burns, upright bass
Contact: Andy Nocero at 703-216-0560 or avnocero@gmail.com, or Dave Sargent at 703-338-­5223 or dave.sargent@cox.com

Nothin’ Fancy
Mike Andes, mandolin and vocals; Mitchell Davis, banjo, bass, and vocals; Caleb Cox, guitar and vocals; Tony Shorter, bass and vocals; Chris Sexton, fiddle
Booking/Contact: Randy Graham at The Graham Talent Group at 270-866-8448 or randy@grahamtalent.com

Charlie Oakley & Blazin Grass
All of NC and VA
Traditional Bluegrass and Bluegrass Gospel group since 2005 out of Roxboro NC.
Charlie Oakley, upright bass and lead vocals; Glenn Waller, guitar and vocals; Johnny Ridge, fiddle and vocals; Tim Newcomb, banjo; David Nance, dobro and vocals
Contact: Charlie Oakley at 336-503-3363 or charliebuck109@yahoo.com

The Old Part Of Town
Baltimore, MD
Bluegrass, Roots, and Americana; originals and covers
Matt Douglas-guitar, resonator, slide, and vocals; Sam Nitzberg-guitar, ukelele, harmonica, and vocals; John Seay, bass and vocals; Steve Raskin, percussion and vocals; Kurt Hammond, electric guitar; Marc Wexler, mandolin and vocals
Bookings: theoldpartoftown@comcast.net

Old Town Tradition
Bluegrass, Country, Blues, Folk, and Americana Roots music
Brian Renzella, guitar and vocals; Marlo Lewis, mandolin and vocals; Evan Sands, banjo; John Werntz, bass and vocals; Pamela Ferguson, fiddle
Booking/Contact: john@werntz.net

One Blue Night
We specialize in an acoustic Americana style of music, focusing on tight harmonies and clean instrumental work.
Jason Hannan, guitar and vocals; Michelle Droneburg, guitar and vocals; Mark Baker, resophonic guitar and vocals; Will Meadors, bass and vocals
Contact: Jason Hannon at 301-401-2102

Only Lonesome
Neel Brown, guitar and vocals; Stefan Custodi, bass and vocals; John Seebach, mandolin and vocals, Sam Guthridge, banjo; Tom Lyons, fiddle
Contact: onlylonesome@gmail.com

Akira Otsuka

Over Under Down Yonder
Mike “Hobo” Hanson, guitar and vocals; “Boxcar” Herb Manila, mandolin and vocals; “Rollin'” Ralph Heymsfeld, banjo and vocals; Tyler “t-peg” Bunch, bass and vocals
Bookings/Contact: 571-277-0448 or overunderdownyonder@gmail.com

Danny Paisley & The Southern Grass
Danny Paisley, guitar; Ryan Paisley, mandolin; T. J. Lundy, fiddle; Eric Troutman, bass; Mark Delaney, 5-string banjo
Bookings: Jim Roe at Roe Entertainment, 865-982-8885

Howard Parker
six and eight string resophonic guitars
Contact: PO Box 314, Clarksburg, MD 20871 or hlpdobro@gmail.com

Patent Pending
Eldred Hill, mandolin and vocals; Leigh Taylor-Kron, bass and vocals; Rusty Williams, guitar and vocals; Keith Dill, fiddle; Joe Zauner, banjo
Bookings: Wendy Williams, 2086 Sulphur Springs Road, Inwood, WV 25428, 304-229-2802 or wvaredhead@aol.com

Patuxent Partners
The DC area’s best straight-ahead, hardcore 1950s style, traditional bluegrass band.
Tom Mindte, mandolin and vocals; Bryan Deere, guitar and vocals; John Brunschwyler, banjo and vocals; Jack Leiderman, fiddle; Victoria McMullen, bass
Contact: Patuxent Music, PO Box 572, Rockville MD 20848, 301-424-0637 or info@pxrec.com

The Plate Scrapers
Andrew Jordan, guitar and vocals; Derek Kretzer, banjo and vocals; Brett Kretzer, mandolin and vocals; Jody Mosser, reso guitar and vocals; Kevin Johnson, upright bass
Contact: theplatescrapers@gmail.com

Kevin Prater Band
Kevin Prater, mandolin, guitar, and vocals; Danny Stiltner, bass; Tom Timberlake, banjo and vocals; Adam Burrows, fiddle and vocals; Rick Bartley, guitar and vocals
Bookings: Stacey Wright at 741-640-7884 or lonepine9039@yahoo.com

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Remington Ryde
Ryan Frankhouser, guitar and vocals; Billy Lee Cox, banjo and vocals; Warren Blair, fiddle; Richard Egolf, bass
Contact: Ryan Frankhouser, 1231 East Chocolate Ave., Hershey, PA, 17033, 717-348-3537 or remingtonryde@yahoo.com

Reno & Harrell
Don Wayne Reno, banjo; Mitch Harrell, guitar; Dale Reno, mandolin; Ron Spears, bass; Robbie Wells, fiddle
Bookings: booking@renoandharrell.com
Contact: Don Wayne Reno at 615-889-4197 or Mitch Harrell at 410-980-2960

Rocky Hill Bluegrass
Central Virginia and surrounding area
Playing traditional bluegrass with youthful exuberance and enthusiasm.
Hannah Roper, lead vocals, guitar, fiddle, banjo; Emily Roper, tenor vocals, mandolin, fiddle, guitar; Tommy Payne, upright bass
Contact: cbroper@gmail.com

Ruthie and the Wranglers
High Energy Roots Rock and Americana music with a Bluegrass flavor
Ruthie Logsdon, guitar, mandolin, and vocls; Greg Hardin, bass and vocals; Andy Rutherford, guitar and steel; Bill Starks, piano and harmonica; Robbie Magruder, drums
Contact: 301-602-8730 or ruthielogsdon@verizon.net

Evan Sands
banjo and vocals
Contact: 703-470-2875 or kidbanjo2@gmail.com

Dean Sapp and the Harford Express
Dean Sapp, guitar, banjo, and vocals; Tom Valiquette, guitar; Bobby Long, bass; Tom Beers, mandolin
Contact: Dean Sapp Enterprises Repair Shop at 1723 West Pulaski Hwy, Elkton, MD 21921, 443-674-8414 or deansappsmusicstore@yahoo.com

The Satyr Hill Band
Judd “Hawk” Hawkins, fiddle and vocals; Steve Sadler, guitar and vocals; Nicolette Worth, bass and vocals; Jeff Kidd, mandolin and vocals; Dean Phillips, banjo
Booking: Judd “Hawk” Hawkins at 410-254-8670 or fidlhawk@aol.com

Ed Schaeffer & Rattlesnake Hill
Traditional bluegrass music with a contemporary flair. Repertoire mainly traditional bluegrass, but with an accent on interesting older material. We also add songs from the golden era of country music, and include originals by Ed and others.
Ed Schaeffer, guitar and vocals; John Brunschwyler, banjo; Barb Diederich, bass; Garrett Wren, mandolin
Bookings/Contact: Ed Schaeffer at soundprayer@verizon.net

The Seldom Scene
Dudley Connell, guitar and vocals; Fred Travers, dobro and vocals; Ronnie Simpkins, bass; Lou Reid, mandolin and vocals; Rickie Simpkins, banjo and vocals
Bookings: Keith Case and Associates, call 615-327-4646 or fax 615-327-4949
Contact: info@seldomscene.com

Shelf Life String Band
Pittsburgh, PA
Joe Dep, banjo and vocals; Derek Dysart, guitar and vocals; Andy Boehm, mandolin and vocals; Rocky Youhon, fiddle and vocals; Ed Croft, bass and vocals
Contact: shelflifestringband@gmail.com

Shenandoah Alley
Harrisonburg, VA
Nick Boucher, guitar and vocals; Blake Cramer, bass and vocals; Eric Shy, banjo and vocals; Michael Stover, dobro and vocals
Bookings: shenandoahalley@gmail.com

Scott Slay and the Rail
Contact Scott Slay: 850-261-5954 or slaywrite@gmail.com

Smoke n’ Mangos
Poolesville, MD
Rudy Martin, banjo and vocals; Corey Thuro, mandolin and vocals; Sid Egly, guitar, vocals, percussion, and saxophone; Josh Ballard, bass and vocals

Smokey Winstead & Bull Run Grass
Manassas, VA
“Smokey” Jim Winstead, banjo; Carson Winstead, guitar; Joel E. Grizzle, bass; John Paganoni, mandolin; Ray Cultrera, fiddle
Contact: 9019 Longstreet Dr., Manassas, VA 20110 , (h) 703-369-7513, (c) 703-608-2875

Smooth Kentucky
Bluegrass and Newgrass
Ed Hough guitar, dobro, vocals; Cris Jacobs guitar, vocals; BJ Lazarus, mandolin; David Frieman, bass; Patrick McAvinue, fiddle (occasionally)
Contact: David Frieman at 443-600-6103

Snakehead Run
Acoustic Jugband Blues
Papa Denny Buck, guitars, harmonica, and lead vocals; Jim “Gutbucketeer” Bunch, washtub bass, jug, washboard, etc; Charlie Birney, mandolin and vocals; Brendan Bailes, washboard
Contact: Jim Bunch at jabunch@umich.edu or 240-271-3534

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen
Bluegrass, Country & New Acoustic American Roots Music
Frank Solivan, mandolin; Mike Munford, banjo; Chris Luquette, guitar; Jeremy Middleton, bass
Bookings: Martha Stracener Dantzic at Quicksilver Productions, 202-669-3818 or martha@quicksilverproductions.net

Someone To Ride The River With
Winchester, VA
Jamie Blum, banjo and vocals; Terence Marciano, guitar and vocals
Contact: someonetoridetheriverwith@gmail.com

Split String Soup
Rich Hinman, bass and dobro; Nate Edwards, guitar; Stacey Sinclair, fiddle; Steven Lisi, percussion; Josh Ungar, mandolin and bass
Bookings: 804-310-6061 or hinman.richard@gmail.com
Info: splitstringsoup@gmail.com

The Infamous Stringdusters
Andy Hall, dobro; Andy Falco, guitar; Chris Pandolfi, banjo; Jeremy Garrett, fiddle; Travis Book, bass
Bookings: 7S Management

Summit Hill Bluegrass
Lancaster, PA
Bluegrass, gospel, and some old country
Roger Eberlin, bass and vocals; Ron Mcvey, fiddle; Keith Kupp, banjo and vocals; Tim Kilby, guitar and vocals
Contact: Roger Eberlin at 610-869-8522 or Ron McVey at 717-687-0265

Ric Sweeney
Singer-Songwriter: original material, traditional Appalachian, blues, old-time, early country. Also sings and plays tunes from American songbook, rock ‘n roll and rockabilly, early blues/country blues, American folk music, Americana, early bluegrass, and covers.
Contact: Kathy Virag-Sweeney at 703-243-0287 or mekokat@gmail.com

Sweet Yonder
Washington DC, Northern Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic
A fired-up, all-women, bluegrass band — think Steel Drivers meets the Carter Family
Mary DeGuire Romagnoli, mandolin, vocals; Carolyn Eyerly Sagatov, guitar, vocals; Rachael Hansel, banjo, vocals; Sarai Heath, bass, vocals
Contact: Mary DeGuire Romagnoli at sweetyonder@gmail.com
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Taste of Bluegrass Band
A Northern Virginia band for all occasions
Don Faulkner, guitar, harmonica, and vocals; Ginger Beecher, vocals; Fred Nelson, mandolin, guitar, train whistle, and vocals; Delbert Purkey, banjo and vocals; Gary Cole, bass fiddle, and vocals
Contact: Fred Nelson at 703-451-4785 or fjnebn@cox.net

Three Boys’ Night Out
Traditional and contemporary bluegrass, American folk, and old-timey vocal and instrumental music.
Roger Williams, acoustic guitar and vocals; Fred Nelson, acoustic mandolin, guitar, and vocals; Mike Ritter, bass and vocals
Contact: Fred Nelson at 703-451-4785, fjnebn@cox.net

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Walker’s Run
Brennan Gilmore, guitar and vocals; Andy Thacker, mandolin; Nate Leath, fiddle and vocals; Nicholas Falk, percussion and vocals; Zack Blatter, bass
Contact: 202-320-1044 or contact@walkersrun.com

Wicked Olde
Northern Va Based: Bluegrass, old time, Celtic, blues, folk, acoustic pop.
Tim Noone, guitar, harmonica, and vocals; Heather Butler, fiddle, mandolin, and vocals; Brigitte DeHaven, percussion, keyboard, and vocals; Ray Sheehan, guitar and vocals
Bookings: Ray Sheehan at 703-490-6634 or doolin99@earthlink.net, or Tim Noone at 703-490-0056 or timothy.noone@gmail.com

Willow Branch
Robert Noble, banjo and vocals; Gayle Noble, bass and vocals; Doug McDonald, mandolin and vocals; Larry Nunnery, guitar and vocals
Contact: Gayle Noble at 434-286-2816 or willowb83@aol.com, or Larry Nunnery at 919-820-4282 or lnunnery@aol.com

Dede Wyland
guitar and vocals
Contact: 301-294-1691 or dedewyland@gmail.com

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Roland Zimmerman Family
Lancaster County, PA
Bluegrass/country/folk style all-gospel music family band.
Contact: Phone: 717-354-6804 or musicalministry@frontiernet.net