The Leipers Fork Bluegrass Group performed 153 fun filled performances during the year of 2009. The programs ranged from appearances at Bluegrass Festivals, Church Services, Fairs, Private Parties, Weddings, Radio/TV Shows, College Campuses, and Reunions .Much support has been contributed from radio stations and audiences have responded immensely to the group performances. There’re a lively and fun group to be around.
The group is expecting the year of 2010 to be much more fruitful than 2009. The group currently has 62 scheduled programs with 128 performances for 2010 and more are received weekly.
January of 2008 Leipers Fork Bluegrass completed their #2 CD recording session and the CD release date set for March 31, 2008. The CD feature song is the title of the new CD; “MY OLE SUSABELL”. A song about a guy that won’t give up his love for his gal named SUSABELL. The song is penned by Leipers Fork Bass player and Baritone vocalist Lance Work. The CD project has 3 original songs and 15 other two stepping, foot stomping, hand clapping cover songs.
April of 2010 the group released the third and fourth CD projects.
The traditional project titled: “SIGN OF THE TIMES” is a CD with a variety of original
and cover songs varying from true blue bluegrass, country, a rock and roll remake, to the groups own rendition of “DIXIE”. The gospel CD titled: “RISE and WALK” is an
original song penned by our good friend John Crockett and one original penned by our own Lance Work. The CD is filled with other good foot stomping, hand clapping and moving gospel classics.
Leipers Fork Bluegrass has great expectations in the coming years and committed to travel wherever doors may open for them to enhance and promote their artistry gifts.
Each member contributes the greatest assets and qualities for a group to survive and that is commitment to the music genre of bluegrass music and the love of God and family.
Plans in the future are to get signed with a record label, sign with a promotional management agency, set up a good marketing plan and get on board with some promoters of Bluegrass Festivals.
The group has graced the stage and performed with artist such as Wynona Judd, Marty Raybon, Dailey and Vincent, Sweethearts of the Rodeo, Palmetto State Quartet, Fox Brothers, T Graham Brown, and the Grinder Switch Radio Show that Minnie Pearl and Charlie Garner hosted for years and Johnny Daniels television shows. The group has been nominated for the Top Five Acoustic/Bluegrass Group runoff for the USAGEM Association in Nashville, TN.
Leipers Fork Bluegrass was presented the honor to have one of the original songs “ The Farmer Song” to be selected for playing at the SIX FLAGS THEME PARKS thru out the USA and Canada that will reach over 25 million listeners.
The group performs 3 different venues of Bluegrass Music:
TRADITIONAL BLUEGRASS, BLUEGRASS GOSPEL, MIXED BLUEGRASS
Terry Pierce- 931-964-2100 Renaissance Center
Peggy Owens- 225-241-0125 Sommer Pearson- 615-375-1686
Lonnie Jones- 615-945-0656 USAGEM- Daniel Johnson- 615 480-4066
James Johnson- 931-409-0681 Restaurant’s:
Charles Ladd- 423-881-3559 Tarkingtons Restaurant and Market
Radio: Liz Thornton- 931-729-2767
WXRQ 1460 AM Bethesda Restaurant and Market
Donald Paul- 931-379-3119 Bettye Barber- 615-794-5586
WNKX 96.7 FM Church’s:
Sheila Bunn- 931-729-5191 Lake Methodist Church
Television: Becky Smith- 601-513-2881
Johnny Daniels-615-419-3088 Peytonsville Baptist Church
Lynn Fox- The Fox Brothers Bobby Bean- 615-790-6526
Bo Collier- 601-562-7328
Buddy Jones: Plays Mandolin, Sings Tenor and Spokesperson
Zeke Dawson: Plays Fiddle and Sings Bass/Baritone
Lance Work: Plays Acoustic Bass ad Sings Lead/Baritone
Bo Collier: Guitarist
Jeff Belcher: Banjo Vocalist
Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs, Cathedral Quartet, Doyle Lawson, Stoneman Family,
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 45 - 90 minutes
A fun filled show with hard driving traditional/gospel bluegrass foot stomping, hand clapping family entertainment with no ethnic or vulgarity slurs. The type of show you can bring grandma, grandpa and all your children and not be humiliated.
You'll leave the performance uplifted and refreshed; plus you'll be entertained by some of the most experienced artists that has over 170 years total musical background credited to their skills.
2 120 volt AC receptecals
Depending on venue we can furnish PA
Outside events please supply bottle water
Need one 110 volt circuit and the show goes on!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Cotton Eyed Joe----A
My Ole Susabell--A
Shellys Winter Love-A
Bugle Boy Chimes-------G
Sign of the Times--G
The Farmer Song--Bb
Don't That Road----Bb
Rise and Walk-----------A
Blue Moon of Ky.---C
M W Theme-----C
How Mtn Girls Love-G
2006: 71 gigs
2007: 96 gigs
2008: 112 gigs
2009: 128 gigs
2010: 142 gigs
2011: 156 gigs
2012: 162 gigs
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Anniversary Party, Christmas Party, Church Service, Club/Nightclub, Concert Venue, Convention, Corporate Event, Cruise, Ethnic Celebration, Fair, Festival, Grand Opening, Holiday Party, Private Party, Religious Celebration, Restaurant, Reunion, Seminar, Studio Session, Trade Show, Wedding Ceremony, Wedding Reception, Workshop