Tag: Sleepy Man Banjo Boys

Sleepy Man Banjo Boys – Run

| February 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

Justin who…? Will the next teen heartthrobs be a trio of bluegrass brothers from New Jersey? The Sleepy Man Banjo Boys captured the world’s attention in 2010 when home movie style videos of them practicing in their bedroom struck gold on YouTube. The primary focus […]


Sleepy Man Banjo Boys play Carnegie Hall

| November 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Some of the youngest representatives of bluegrass music had the chance to showcase their skills on the Perelman stage at Carnegie Hall over the weekend. Sleepy Man Banjo Boys performed during the Music of Hope concert on Saturday, a benefit for the Golden Hat Foundation […]


The Meyers at IBMA

| October 4, 2013 | 1 Comment

World of Bluegrass each year is full of surprises. Usually they’re mostly positive, though you do occasionally hear of a stolen instrument or a piece of lost luggage among the regular attendees. This year the surprises we encountered were all good, primarily the talented young […]


Cory Piatt to Sleepy Man Banjo Boys

| August 13, 2013 | 2 Comments

Sleepy Man Banjo Boys have announced that Cory Piatt, a young mandolinist from Tennessee, will join their band. Piatt has been performing of late with Kenny & Amanda Smith, and had released a strong debut solo project, Daydreams, late in 2012. This latest move is […]


Blake Pitney to Sleepy Man Banjo Boys

| June 25, 2013 | 1 Comment

Sleepy Man Banjo Boys have announced the addition of 20 year old Blake Pitney to the band playing bass. The Boys tell us that Blake had played out with them a few times, and is now an official member of the team. They are on the […]


New representation for Dailey & Vincent, Sleepy Man Banjo Boys

| May 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

A pair of bluegrass acts on opposite ends of the stardom spectrum have announced new representation this week. Dailey & Vincent can plainly be described as superstars in bluegrass music, with album sales, awards, and touring success to back it up. Sleepy Man Banjo Boys […]


Mizzone boys at TED 2013

| March 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

As we mentioned last month, the pickin’ Mizzone brothers, otherwise known as Sleepy Man Banjo Boys, were invited to perform at the 2013 TED Conference in California. A sub-theme of this year’s event was contributions from special young folks around the world. The boys say that […]


Sleepy Man Banjos Boys invited to TED

| February 14, 2013 | 1 Comment

The three young Mizzone boys from New Jersey have made quite a splash tis past two years, performing as Sleepy Man Banjo Boys. From a number of simple home videos that exploded on YouTube, to appearances on network television and a popular stage show has… […]


Sleepy Man Banjo Boys on TV

| December 20, 2012 | 1 Comment

I guess it only makes sense. Sleepy Man Banjo Boys made their bones as video stars, starting with young Johnny Mizzone picking the banjo in his bedroom when he was 8 years old. That video has reached almost 3 million viewers on YouTube, and skyrocketed […]


The Farthest Horizon – Sleepy Man Banjo Boys

| November 8, 2012 | 1 Comment

One of the chief rules of stage performance, going back to the vaudeville days, is that you never want to follow an animal or a kid act. We don’t get many animal acts in bluegrass, but cute kids have been a staple since the earliest […]