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2013 Performers

Performers of the 2013 HoustonFest

2013 Performers

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Zephyr Lightning Bolts - Information on ZLB Old Time Band

VW Boys

The Wolfe Brothers (Wolfe Bros.) play and sing traditional old-time music, and their repertoire includes some original material as well. The members of the group include Jerry Correll, Dale Morris, Casey Hash, and Donna Correll. All members live in the Elk Creek Valley of Grayson County, Virginia.

Wolfe Brothers String Band

Still-House  We are very excited about the addition of Chris Harris to the band! Justin has taken a job with Nothin Fancy and are so proud of him and wish him the best of luck! That being said we are replacing Justins vocals on the debut album and hope to have it out early next year! Come see us out on the road and check out the video below of Chris singing Highway 40 blues @ the Newell Lodge Bluegrass Festival!!

Old Grass OLDGRASS Band members: Jared Boyd,Daniel Greeson, Ben Marshall, Joshua Allen, Jacob Greer. The original band won 2010 Galax Fiddlers Convention Youth Band Competition. In 2012, they were awarded Triad Youth Band by the High Point, North Carolina Arts Council. A wide variety of musical backgrounds. The band plays and sings Old Time, Gospel, Bluegrass.The music has no boundaries for these award winning teens.

HoustonFest 2013 is pleased to announce that student’s who were awarded last year’s Houston Caldwell Music Scholarships will be showcased in a special performance during this year’s festival. Last year’s recipient’ s Jared Boyd, Brandy Miller, Danielle Yother, Daniel Greeson, and Catherine Conner will perform during HoustonFest which is scheduled for May 3-4, 2013 at Felts Park in Galax.

Johnny & the Jambusters There’s no telling who is going to show up to be part of Jonny and the Jambusters, but one thing’s for sure is that they won’t disappoint. Virginia State Folklorist somehow rescued the obscure and mysterious bluegrass journeyman Jonny Clutch, who fronts this rag tag ensemble of virtuosic pickers....the esteemed folklorist Joe Wilson called the group simply “hellishly good.” One of the most beloved Jambusters was Houston Caldwell, who is forever in our hearts.

Stacy Grubb

The Snyder Family Band

Snyder Family Band - Featuring Samantha & Zeb

Smith Family Band - Sweet Georgia Brown

Mtountian Park Old Time Band, Live at Sparta mountainparkoldti...

The Marshall Brothersand Highroad doing Walking the dog www.marshallbroth...

Houston Drive ... keeps friends spirit alive at Old Fiddlers Convention For the members of one band, this years competition meant much more than bluegrass bragging rights.

The Loose Strings Band We are a Bluegrass Band from Galax, Virginia and have been playing music together for about 5 years!   Our members consist of: Ashley Nale: Vocalist and Banjo player. Lindsey Nale: Vocalist and Fiddle player Grace Wilson: Vocalist and Bass player. Channing Russell: Vocalist and Guitar player.

Floyd Music Schools Junior Bluegrass Band The Blackberries Sam Mackian, Laurel Brooke, Eli Wildman, Aila Wildman Follow Floyd Music Schools Facebook page, for a schedule of The Blackberries performances this spring and summer

Dogwood & Holly is a folk band that features traditional acoustic instrumentation - Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, and Bass Fiddle - and incorporates elements of all the traditional American folk sub-genres into original music with a classic Americana flavor.

The Church Sisters

Albert Hash Memorial String Band: Albert ... helped start the old time music program at Mt. Rogers Combined School in Whitetop, VA. Later, he began giving lessons at Mt. Rogers School to the students there. After he passed away, Audrey [his daughter] carried on the music program until she moved to Lansing, NC. Emily Spencer now carries on the old time music program and it has become an every day class that students get credit. The school band is named the Albert Hash Memorial String Band.

Albert Hash Memorial Festival - Photos

Jeff Little Trio

Jeff Little

Wayne Henderson

Sierra Hull - Daybreak

Sigmon Stringers bluegrass band

Lonesome River Band lonesomeriverband...

The Boxcars ... Instrumental Group of the Year