• Changes for The Kevin Prater Band

    The Kevin Prater Band has announced a bit of mid-season alteration in their lineup, motivated by the departure of guitarist Rick Bartley who is now touring with his brother, Shayne, as The Bartley Brothers. Now working with Kevin are the Burrows brothers

  • Adam Burrows to Kevin Prater Band

    Kevin Prater has announced the addition of Adam Burrows to his touring band, playing fiddle and doubling on guitar and vocals. Adam is from Asheboro, NC and had recently been performing with The Price Sisters on bass, and with his

  • New hip for Kevin Prater

    Kevin Prater, Kentucky bluegrass singer, songwriter and band leader, is expected to return home today following hip replacement surgery yesterday. Prater had his right hip replaced at Pikeville Medical  Center in Pikeville, KY. His agent, Stacey Wright, tells us that the surgery went

  • Tyler Robertson to Kevin Prater Band

    The Kevin Prater Band has announced the addition of Tyler Robertson on banjo. Tyler is just 19 years old, but has already gained several years of experience playing bluegrass with Bobby Maynard and Breakdown, Cornerstone, Ned Crisp and Bottomline, and The Corey Hensley

  • Rod Smith to Kevin Prater Band

    The Kevin Prater Band has announced Rod Smith as the newest member of the group. He will play both banjo and reso-guitar with the traditional bluegrass outfit based in Kentucky. Rod had previously been a member of Cumberland Gap Connection and Ernie

  • Clevenger and Marshall to Kevin Prater Band

    The Kevin Prater Band has recently welcomed two new members. Albon Lee Clevenger has come aboard on fiddle, as has Clyde Marshall on guitar and mandolin. Both will also share in the vocals. Clevenger had been performing recently with Cumberland Gap Connection, while Marshall has

  • The Kevin Prater Band in Michigan

    The Kevin Prater Band took the stage at the Kentuckians of Michigan on Friday, December 13. The band played three sets of strong, traditional bluegrass. Band members include Gary Moore on mandolin, Dave Prezioso on resonator guitar, Tom Timberlake on banjo, Danny Stiltner

  • Kevin Prater Steps Out of the Shadows

    Veteran bluegrass sideman Kevin Prater is stepping out of the shadows to front his own band. Those who pay close attention to The Kevin Prater Band will hear echoes of the Country Gentlemen and the Seldom Scene, especially in the high

  • Kevin Prater to The Bluegrass Brothers

    Kevin Prater has joined up with The Bluegrass Brothers on banjo. He had worked for some time with James King, playing mandolin and singing tenor, but had gotten his start as a banjo picker. Kevin had been working of late