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Bluegrass Sound Band

Bluegrass Band from Marietta, GA - Will travel up to 175 miles
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With over 175 years combined experience. We have played venues at the Country Music Hall of Fame, in Nashville, President Jimmy Carter, in Plains, Ga, as well as other venues in Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Three of our members are also members of the Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame. We can play with or without a pa system, as needed. The Bluegrass Sound Band is available for private functions as well as public, including Weddings, picnics, homecomings, company parties, benefits, festivals, reunions, Birthday parties, and many others. We can play with 3 to 6 musicians, depending on your need. Our rates are competitive as well as fair. We cover all decades of great bluegrass music. From the early tunes of the late Bill Monroe, to the Old Crow Medicine Show, Vassar Clemons and Jerry Garcia. We do it all, as we please the audience with our quick wit, funny costumes and general love for the craft. If your interested in hiring us, for your next function, stop here and see our video shows and hear our music in the Media section.

Bio for Jerry Wesley---Jerry has been playing the Fiddle over 50 years. His interest of Bluegrass comes from the fact that
his Uncle, his dad, and his father in law, all are musicians. They all inspired him and he chose the fiddle, where he is excellent at playing it. He joined the Bluegrass Sound Band, in 2013 and has been playing as needed ever since. Jerry is a Master Fiddle player.

Bio for Dane Avery---He started playing music at 6 years old, and he has been playing over 50 years now. He plays the Harmonica, Guitar and Mandolin. He sings lead and harmony. He was inducted into the Atlanta Music Hall of Fame in 2015.
Dane has been married 44 years and has 5 children and 16 grand children he is an Ordained Minister and a retired Pastor. He joined the Bluegrass Sound Band in 2009. He is an excellent musician ans singer and We're happy to have him.

Bio for Herb Vann---Herb has been playing a Bluegrass Banjo , Earl Scruggs style, over 50 years. Herb has 2 children and collects Antique Cars. He has been playing with us since 2005 and doing a great job of it. We are happy to have Herb with us. Herb is in the Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame.

Bio for Jim Miller---Jim has played the Upright Bass since 2002, and sings. He has been singing or playing music since he was about 14 years old. He also plays the harmonica. He was inducted into the Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame, Nov., 26, 2016. Jim has been married 27 years. They belong to the Shilo Hills Baptist Church in Kennesaw Ga. Jim has 3 children, and 6 step children and over 20 grandchildren. Jim also started and manages the band.

Eric Gant---Eric has been with the Bluegrass Sound band over 14 years, when needed. He plays the Mandolin, the Stand Up Bass, and the Guitar for our band. He also plays the Piano as well as tunes piano's. He also plays with other bands playing music such as Blues, Funk, Rock n' Roll, Regae, Classic Country and regular Country. He has a CD "Chalice" out and another ready to hit the market soon. He has his own distinctive sound and portrays, integrity and a deep love for the Craft. He has been playing and singing over 30 years. He is an awesome musician and we are very proud he has joined our band.

Bio for Mac Cochran---Mac has been playing the Doboro and Banjo over 50 years. He also is a great singer. He played with the Southern Dogwood, the Dixie Sounds and the Bluegrass Sound Band. He has been with our band 10 years. He has been married 50 years. He is also a Past Master Mason and belongs to Glenrock Baptist Church. He also teaches music.

The Bluegrass Sound Band also has several musicians, who are excellent pickers and singers, but do not have time to be in a band as a regular member, but can and do, play, when one of my regular member can't make it for one reason or another. These musicians are HAND picked and are great musicians. We're happy to have them all on our team. Thanks to them, we are available most any day of the week, any time of day, most any gig. Thanks for reading.
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A GigMasters member for 10+ years
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2016!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2015!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2013!
2011 - Top Folk Band
2010 - Top Folk Band

Wedding Reception

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The Bluegrass Sound Band played at my wedding in Tennessee in May 2017. Their music is wonderful, but in addition to that, they were extremely helpful. For example, they let us use their sound equipment for our speeches, they offered us a generator for use during the ceremony, and best of all, their fiddler even played a song during the ceremony, which made it just that much more beautiful. They asked us for song requests and made sure to play exactly what we were interested in. Finally, they were also very communicative in the months leading up to the wedding, with plenty of calls and emails just to make sure that everything was arranged. It was all wonderful!

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Dinner Dance

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The Bluegrass Sound Band was marvelous. They played a set for a formal dinner as a part of our annual conference. The manager Jim communicated with us well in advance of the date to coordinate and ensure their musical performance would meet our expectations. They certainly did. It was fun and bluegrass was a nice change of pace for our dinner attendees. We strongly recommend the Bluegrass Sound Band! Public Health Service Commissioned Officers Foundation

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Private Party

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Bluegrass Sound Band really gave my family and I an experience that will be remembered forever. I hosted this event for my mom, grandma, aunts, and uncles to try and give them all what they gave me as a kid. I could not have asked for a better turnout or a better band for this. With the help of this band, I was able to bring my family in one place again and every single one of them had tears in their eyes and each said "I will never ever forget what you have just done for us". Thank you Bluegrass Sound Band!

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2017
Aug
25
Wedding
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
2017
Oct
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Church Service
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10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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Nov
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Wedding
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Jul
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Community Event
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
2017
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Picnic
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2017
Jun
17
Family Reunion
Milner, GA
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
2017
Jun
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Dinner Dance
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9:00 PM - 10:30 PM
2017
May
28
Wedding Reception
Maryville, TN
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2017
May
27
Event
Birmingham, AL
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Cooperations
 
  • We will travel up to 350 miles to perform
Parties
 
  • We can play most any type of party.
Type of Music
 
  • We are a true traditional Bluegrass band, However---
Angel Band
Ballad of Jed Clampett
Banjo Signals
Big Spike Hammer
Blue Moon Of Kentucky
Blue Ridge Cabin Home
Cripple Creek
Dear Old Dixie
Dooley
Down The Road About A Mile Or Two
Bluegrass Band
Gospel Band
Wedding Band
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Christmas Parties
Grand Openings
Graduation Parties
High School Reunions
Please note Bluegrass Sound Band will also travel to Morrow, Forest Park, Jonesboro, Rex, Conley, Riverdale, Ellenwood, Clarkdale, Howard, Stockbridge, Atlanta, Hapeville, Decatur, College Park, East Point, Lawrenceville, Lilburn, Mansfield, Norcross, Fayetteville, Hampton, Lithonia, Thomasville, Tucker, Union City, Mc Donough, Red Oak, Avondale Estates, Fairburn, Stone Mountain.
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