Tag: Young Uns

Young Uns #4 – Samantha Casey

| May 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Samantha Casey’s dad plays the banjo, and both her parents sing. They taught her to sing harmony around the house as a little child. Her mother learned to clog in high school and played the banjo in college but gave it up when she had […]


Young Uns #3 – The Zolla Boys

| October 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Lilly Brothers and, contemporaneously, the Gibson Brothers and the Spinney Brothers have shown that talented musicians who play and sing in the traditional mountain style with verve and intensity don’t have to come from the Blue Ridge mountains of Virginia. The Zolla Boys, Ben, […]


Young Uns #2 – Ashley Lilly

| July 22, 2013 | 1 Comment

“When we saw first saw Ashley her father, Dr. Everett Lilly, said she was just starting to sing publicly. It was at WOB 2008, and she was 10 years old. I believe that was the last year of the Roots and Branches stage over in […]


Young Uns #1 – Paige Anderson and the Fearless Kin

| March 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

We never cease to be enchanted by the youthful vigour of young musical talent.  Young Uns in bluegrass go back as far as Earl Scruggs pictured with his banjo-playing older brother Junie. Since then, there has been a young Sonny Osborne playing banjo with Bill […]