Established in 1997 in Historic Bell Buckle, TN
Branded Bluegrass is a band from central Indiana with a catalog of music deeply rooted in traditional bluegrass and gospel, with a flair for some contemporary bluegrass, classic country and even a little bit of rock 'n roll now and then. Audiences are sure to enjoy their diversity, tight harmonies, energetic stage show, and charismatic personalities.
Band members have resumes including time spent playing with distinguished bands and artists such as Jimmy Martin, Marty Raybon, Doyle Lawson, James Monroe, IIIrd Tyme Out, Mac Weisman, just to name a few. Branded Bluegrass is inspired by traditionalists including Flatt and Scruggs, Bill Monroe, Jimmy Martin, and Larry Sparks, as well as newer bluegrass acts like Blue Highway, NewFound Road, The Lonesome River Band.
Next Release: Mama's Kitchen Table
Photography by Valerie Smith
Congrats to Dewey and Leslie Brown for being on the showcasing at IBMA.
Chart-Topping Folk Performer Mara Levine, whose latest album Facets Of Folk hit #1 on the Folk Alliance International Folk DJ charts and had nine songs featured among the Top 20, has announced that she has signed a deal with renowned TN-based label Bell Buckle Records.
"I just listened to Crandall Creek's new release, ‘This Heart of Mine.’ Lilli Gadd knows how to deliver a story. She is a voice to listen for."– Laurie Lewis, Grammy Award-winning artist, Female Vocalist of the Year at the International Bluegrass Awards
This Heart of Mine - Crandall Creek
Recorded with Claire Lynch and Irene Kelly, this song still remains on the top of the Grassicana charts for over 20 weeks. It was produced by Mike Pokalsky and engineered at Treehouse Studios with Tim Carter.
From a Distance (With Claire Lynch and Irene Kelly)
Filmed in Historic Bell Buckle, TN
Stock Footage Video Included
Edited by Valerie Smith
Camera Work: Josie Smith
Featured Single, "Poison River"
I Sing Your Song with Circa Blue (Steve Harris and Valerie Smith)
NO MOUNTAIN GIRL
Featured song, "Heaven" with Cia Cherryholmes and "Just a Few Old Memories" with Dave Adkins (Produced by Chad Darou/ Executive Producer and co-producer, Mike Pokalsky)
Produced and Created by Valerie Smith
Jakobs Ferry Stragglers is excited to bring "The Straggle is Real" Live Album, it was recorded in October during a special show at The Church Recording Studio in Pittsburg, PA. The project captures the energy of JFS stage presence and showcases their greatest hits from all of their studio releases as well as a few new new songs! Stay tuned for an April 2020 full release.
Many people asked us if Jakob's Ferry Stragglers would record their cover version of 9 to 5 by Dolly Parton...here it is!
LIBBY EDDY: FIDDLE/LEAD VOCAL
GARY ANTOL: GUITAR/ HARMONY VOCAL
JODY MOSSER: DOBRO/VOCALS
PRODUCED BY GARY ANTOL
MIXED AND MASTERED BY WILL SHANKS
METIER MASTERING AND RECORDING STUDIOS
(Located in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia)