Sugar Creek Bluegrass is an energetic young band from central Ohio made up of brothers, sisters and a close family friend who strive to preserve Bluegrass music for many generations. The band performs traditional bluegrass, old time, and gospel music inspired by legends like Bill Monroe and Ralph Stanley. Sugar Creek has shared the stage with some amazing bluegrass bands including Dailey & Vincent, Russell Moore, Rhonda Vincent, Joe Mullins, Flatt Lonesome, Mountain Faith and many others. The band can often be heard on bluegrass radio stations and they have performed live on both ABC and NBC in Columbus, Ohio.
The Isaacs, a multi-award winning family group who began singing 35 years ago are based out of Hendersonville, TN. The vocalists are mother Lily Isaacs and siblings Ben Isaacs, Sonya Isaacs Yeary and Rebecca Isaacs Bowman. Playing their own acoustic instruments and joined by other band members, The Isaacs have a unique style that blends tight family harmony with contemporary acoustic instrumentation that appeals to a variety of audiences. Their musical style has been influenced by many genres of music including bluegrass, rhythm and blues, folk, and country, contemporary, acoustic and southern gospel.
Barefoot McCoy is an American singer-songwriter and musician based in Ohio. His music is characterized by his poetic lyrics and distinctive instrumental work on the guitar, piano and banjo. Barefoot's genre is a unique blend of folk, Americana and singer-songwriter that evokes memory of yesterday and sparks hope for tomorrow.
Three Rivers Bluegrass is a traditional bluegrass band from Mount Vernon, OH.
The Coal Cave Hollow Boys, based out of Columbus, Ohio, are known as a bluegrass band, yet they masterfully weave rock and classic country into their sound. They bring their high energy onslaught of flat picking guitar, mandolin chopping, banjo frenzied, bass filled sound to every show.
The Cleverlys are a one-of-a-kind comedy/music blend coming from the remote part of the Ozark Mountains, near Cane Spur, Arkansas. Digger Cleverly, along with his nephews Ricky Lloyd, Sock, DVD and Cub, make up The Cleverlys. They have traveled the globe, if the globe only consisted of the United States, performing at music venues and some of the nation’s largest festivals like Stagecoach, Telluride, CMA Music Fest and even the Grand Ole Opry. The New York Times wrote, “If Earl Scruggs, Dolly Parton, and Spinal Tap spawned a litter of puppies, it would be the Cleverlys.”
The Goldsberrys is a Columbus, Ohio acoustic group, serving up original folk-grass jam. Originally formed as a husband and wife duo, the now four-piece band includes banjo, guitar, fiddle, bass, and vocal harmonies.
Columbus, Ohio based group. Junior is writing songs, Eric Nassau is making em better and thumping his big blue bass, Kyle “Headband” Davis is banging on his thunder box, and Jeff Straw is jumping like a kangaroo on the piano keys.
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The Live 35 band was formed in 2015 from touring and recording studio musicians who had known each other for several years. Member of the band have played for country music greats Johnny Paycheck, Merle Haggard, Ken Mellons, and Opry great Johnny Russell, Charlie Walker, and Grandpa Jones, to name a few. The band is still very active in the recording studio and touring, primarily throughout the Midwest. If you’re a fan of real, traditional country music, then you won’t be disappointed.