Appearing on just Saturday (02-25-12) will be Nashville’s award winning band (check out their website for the list) The Grascals. The most recent award being the band’s banjo player Kristen Scott Benson’s tie for IBMA Banjo Player of the Year (with Ronnie Stewart) The Grascals have been performing as a band now since 2004 and the most recent recording is a 7 song tributeThe Andy Griffith Show. Here is a link to a great version of Dooley that was performed on the show originally by The Dillards .http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KiN_LokhRzU. The Grascals band members have been around the bluegrass circuit for years with members having performed with bands like Lonzo & Oscar, The Osborne Brothers,Dolly Parton, Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time,Larry Stephenson Band,The Wildwood Valley Boys, The New Tradition, Jimmy Martin, Wilma Lee Cooper, Mike Snider and others. The band members extensive touring and studio work through the years brings it all together for a great blend of traditional and modern material with perfect picking and singing.
Terry Eldridge-guitar,vocals Jamie Johnson-guitar,vocals Terry Smith-bass, vocals Danny Roberts-mandolin,vocals Kristen Scott Benson-banjo Jeremy Abshire-fiddle