Tag: The Snyder Family Band

Bluegrass siblings at HoustonFest

| May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Jordan Laney wrote earlier this week about the youth focus of last weekend’s HoustonFest in Galax, VA. Here is some video proof of why it’s important to support and nourish young grassers. This video shows 3 sets of teen bluegrass siblings plying their trade. Jimmy […]

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Building Bridges – The Snyder Family

| July 15, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Over the past several months, we’ve written several times about the Generation Bluegrass films, which feature a number of young, up-and-coming bluegrass musicians, including several family bands which have seen their music reach a wider audience since the premiere of the first film. One of […]

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New Primitive – Adam Steffey

| July 10, 2013 | 2 Comments
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Not many people can claim to be multi-IBMA award winners; even fewer have nine Mandolin Player of the Year trophies sitting at home. Adam Steffey, currently of the Boxcars and formerly of Alison Krauss and Union Station, as well as several other top bluegrass groups, […]

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Generation Bluegrass 2: The Grass Roots Up

| June 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Last year we dedicated a good many pixels to a film project called Generation Bluegrass. It was the brainchild of Corey Smith, an 18 year old filmmaker and bluegrass guitarist. His idea was to highlight some of the stellar young musicians about to break out […]

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Houstonfest 2013 photos

| May 10, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Houstonfest is a small but growing festival now in its third year, dedicated to the memory and example of banjo prodigy Houston Caldwell, who died in a motorcycle accident at the age of 18. Caldwell dedicated his life to song and service, and that’s what […]

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Blue Ridge Artist Agency

| May 6, 2013 | 1 Comment
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Michael Davis, founder of successful Southern Gospel artist representatives, The Dominion Agency, has launched a bluegrass division. Blue Ridge Artist Agency will be based within Dominion’s Waynesville, NC offices, with a number of bluegrass acts on board. Davis and his team of affiliates will be working […]

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New Snyder Family album on the way

| March 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
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North Carolina’s mega-talented Snyder Family has released this brief video announcing the Spring release of their fourth album, Building Bridges. Those who have watched Samantha and Zeb Snyder since they were quite young will get a kick out of seeing these studio clips of them […]

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Adam Steffey solo project coming soon

| March 18, 2013 | 2 Comments
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Crossroads Music has announced a June release for New Primitive, a new solo project from Adam Steffey, on their new imprint, Organic Records. It will feature the award-winning mandolinist with The Boxcars on a mix of old time and bluegrass music, playerd with some of […]

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Generation Bluegrass: The Future is at Hand

| October 1, 2012 | 1 Comment
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One of the highlights of walking around IBMA is seeing the number of young people hanging around picking and jamming in groups, sometimes in just pairs or trios, sometimes by the dozen. These youngsters, sometimes as young as nine or ten and all the way […]

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Generation Bluegrass at Fan Fest 2012

| September 14, 2012 | 1 Comment
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The Mast Farm Inn and Bluegrass Today are delighted to announce a premiere screening of Generation Bluegrass during Fan Fest in Nashville on Friday, September 28. As you might guess from the title, the film is focused on young bluegrass musicians, and is a joint effort of […]

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