• Wherever I Wander – Snyder Family Band

    How often do we discover bright young talent in family bands? The dynamic seems to entice and encourage the growth of budding pickers, who often develop rapidly in this supportive environment. It seems we never lack for examples, and here's

  • Wherever I Wander from the Snyders in March

    The Snyder Family Band have signed with Mountain Home Music, and will be releasing their first album with the label on March 17. This extremely talented trio features the precocious musicianship of Samantha and Zeb Snyder, with their father Bud on bass.

  • The Snyders sign with Mountain Home

    The Snyder Family from Lexington, NC has signed with Mountain Home Music, a division of Crossroads Entertainment. They are in the Crossroads studio now working with producer Tim Surrett of Balsam Range on a new album expected in 2015. The band centers

  • Bluegrass siblings at HoustonFest

    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

  • Building Bridges – The Snyder Family

    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

  • New Primitive – Adam Steffey

    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

  • Houstonfest 2013 photos

    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

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