• Welcome James Fowlkes

    Sarah Church Fowlkes, one half of the twin sister singing duo, The Church Sisters, and her husband Jonathon Fowlkes, are celebrating the birth of their first child. James Ryland Fowlkes was born on January 24 at 4:19 a.m. at Virginia Baptist

  • Church Sisters return to performing

    For the past decade or so, the bluegrass, gospel, and traditional country world has been enamored of The Church Sisters, fraternal twins Savannah and Sarah Church from southwestern Virginia, whose duet singing turned heads wherever they performed. Carl Jackson was

  • Savannah Church – American Idol Contestant 2021

    Bluegrass singers are well represented in this season's American Idol competition. One of those contestants is Savannah Church, formerly of the twin sister duo, The Church Sisters. Born and raised in Danville, VA, Savannah started singing around age five.  "My mom sang

  • Church Sisters go their separate ways

    The Church Sisters - Sarah & Savannah Church Over the past decade, one of the most exciting singing groups in bluegrass and traditional country music have been The Church Sisters, Savanah and Sarah. From the time they were young teens in

  • Chosen Road’s Hometown Christmas this weekend

    Bluegrass and Gospel music lovers in southern West Virginia and southwestern Virginia have a special treat coming this weekend. Chosen Road is hosting their Hometown Christmas concert in Princeton this Saturday night. In addition to your hosts with their contemporary bluegrass

  • Wednesday at World of Bluegrass 2015

    Here's a set of photos and a few videos from Wednesday at the 2015 World of Bluegrass from Tara Linhardt. Nessie Expedition on the Masters Stage... Lonesome River Band at the Momentum Awards... And The Church Sisters at the Momentum Awards.

  • Friday at Land Fest 2015

    The Springer Mountain Farms “Chicken Coop” was open at noon on Friday of the Dailey and Vincent Land Fest at the Denton Farm Park. The chef was handing out tasty samples. The day's show started with the Church Sisters bringing their

  • Jacob Eller to The Church Sisters

    The Church Sisters have announced that Jacob Eller has joined their band on bass. Like the Churches, Jacob is a native of SW Virginia who learned to play bluegrass as a youngster. Before touring the world as a member of Sierra

  • The Church Sisters at IBMA

    Among the acts I was most eager to meet during IBMA's big week in Raleigh were The Church Sisters, Savannah and Sarah, from Galax, VA. These 18 year old twins sing with a purity and beauty that is something to

  • Lots of music in Bristol this weekend

    The opening night of the 2014 Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion in Bristol, TN/VA was a huge success. The weather, which is always a bit unpredictable this time of year, was the best I can remember, with temperatures in the