• Mile Twelve goes to Rocky Island

    Mile Twelve is celebrating 2020 with a new take on an old standard. The Boston-based quintet has done a mild reworking of Rocky Island, a mountain classic recorded by Ralph Stanley in 1974, and released it as a single. And they have produced

  • City on a Hill – Mile Twelve

    The Boston-based band Mile Twelve take inspiration from their allegories. Their name refers to a mile marker on their hometown’s southern parameter, while their sophomore set, City on a Hill, references the fact that Boston boasts a long held reputation

  • Congratulations Caitlin and Evan!

    On October 12, Evan Murphy, guitarist and vocalist with Mile Twelve, was wed to Caitlin Berger at Saint Luke's Episcopal Church in Los Gatos, California, her hometown church. The couple met while attending Boston College. Evan tells us that while Caitlin

  • Welcome new US citizen, BB Bowness

    One more banjo player for the good ol' US of A! Last week Catherine "BB" Bowness, banjo player with Mile Twelve, took the oath of allegiance and was sworn in as a newly minted US citizen. The New Zealand native has

  • Congratulations David and Tabitha!

    It's been a while since we've seen a bluegrass wedding as star-studded as this one - with an international flavor, even! David Benedict, mandolinist with Mile Twelve, was wed on May 31 to Tabitha Agnew, banjo player with Cup O'Joe and

  • The Story Behind the Song – Jericho 

    Jericho, a song about PTSD affecting a modern veteran soldier, was written by Evan Murphy the lead singer and guitarist of Boston-based quintet Mile Twelve, with assistance from the mandolin player in the band David Benedict. Musical arrangement was by

  • Innocent Again video from Mile Twelve

    To celebrate the official release of their latest album, City On A Hill, last Friday, Mile Twelve has also released a music video for one of the tracks. These Boston grassers are known for writing original material that draws on familiar themes,