The Plum Hollow Band
The music of Barney Barnwell and the Plum Hollow Band rolls out of the Blue Ridge Mountains like an overloaded pulpwood truck with no brakes. Succeeding against the odds, they have thrived due to guts, talent, experience and absolute faith.
Barney Barnwell and the Plum Hollow Band bridge high energy bluegrass with rock and roll, extolling the virtues of their original Mountain Rock.
Veterans of the Carolinas music scene, Mountain Still brings traditional bluegrass tunes with a modern twist. Mountain Still is made of of long-time musical companions Roger Padgett, Phil Simmons, and Kelly Hull.
With roots deep in the Carolinas, South85 blends country, folk, southern rock, and bluegrass to give you a listening experience that you won’t soon forget. Driven by the voice of Tracy Wyatt, South85 is in a classification all their own – radio worthy songs with an atmosphere of a back-porch jam.
Official Website: www.south85.com
The Piedmont Boys
The Piedmont Boys, hailing from Greenville SC, consist of Greg Payne (front man), Adam Whitehead (guitar), Chief Spires (bass), Matt Parks (fiddle) and John Taylor (drums). Together the group has produced three studio albums that display their own brand of country influenced from outlaw, bluegrass, southern rock and blues music.
Official Website: www.thepiedmontboys.com
Dirty Grass Soul
Dirty Grass Soul came together in late 2011 when singer/songwriter/fiddler Kevin Dedmon and guitarist/harmonica Nick Patterson decided to turn their classic campfire jam sessions into a full on band. With the addition of Lance Watson (bass/mandolin) and Drew Stallings (drums) to the group, the various musical styles each artist brought to the table meshed instantly.
Bill Noonan & the Barbed Wires
Bill Noonan is best known in indie music circles as leader and chief songwriter of the Rank Outsiders, Charlotte NC-based roots-rock pioneers who were a popular fixture on the Southeastern music scene for more than a decade from 1990 until 2002. Now with the release of his second post-Ranks CD, The Man That I Can’t Be, Noonan fully asserts himself as a front man, realizing the full range of his vision as a songwriter, vocalist, and musician.
Official Website: www.thebarbedwires.com
Oak Grove String Band
OGSB blends old time music, blue grass, new grass, jazz grass, folk and original string music with thick harmonies, masterful picking and a style all their own.
OGSB is Tommy Brooks – mandolin/vocals, Brian Edmonson – guitar/vocals, Mark Crowder – fiddle/vocals, Tim Spence – banjo, Thomas Fitts – bass