Come on out and join the Templetons for a dynamic, energetic, musical experience featuring entertainment and fun for all ages. The Templetons will delight you with fine BLUEGRASS music, GOSPEL classics, CAJUN favorites, CELTIC reels and jigs, OLD TIME tunes and a remarkable time that you will be sure to remember. Their show will bring you the sounds of hard driving instrumentals, soulful harmonies, original music, clogging and more! The Templetons will be sure to entertain and inspire you in a special way with family fun and talent that is hard to match!
Up close and personal playing this time in a Mexican restaurant dining room to 17 of my family and neighbors, most of whom are new to Bluegrass, some are old fans. Guests said: toe tapping, fresh, accomplished instrumentals; mirthful, unique vocal harmonies; engaging playlist; 1st class musicianship; wow, they're that young and so good (the restaurant owner) ; they just get better and better; I could listen for another hour; I was watching their fingering and bowing, wow; real cool songs, too. I knew they would be good when I booked, but they surpassed all expectations by making their performance as intimate as the venue allowed. What a real family treat. Great job. Well done.
The Templetons played for our fundraiser for a lung transplant recipient. Everyone who attended commented on the skill and energy of the band. It is especially fun to be present when both the audience and the band are having a good time! Thank you, Templetons, for making our fundraiser so enjoyable!
After I wrote my review, I read the earlier review; the reviewer was right. Five stars is not enough for this band!
Best ever! Just love this family and their music! Such a talented fam group! They really made our event so special!!!!!
Response from The Templetons:
Thanks so much Deb, we had a lot of fun!
Price Range: $500 - $5,000
Gig Length: 40 - 120 minutes
What to Expect
The Templetons will delight you with fine BLUEGRASS music, GOSPEL classics, CAJUN favorites, CELTIC reels and jigs, OLD TIME tunes and a remarkable time that you will be sure to remember. Their show will bring you the sounds of hard driving instrumentals, soulful harmonies, original music, clogging and more!
The Templeton Family has performed at many community events, churches, town festivals and bluegrass festivals. They were the 2008 winners of the talent showcase at the Greater Downstate Illinois Bluegrass Festival in Springfield, IL and from there, proceeded to take 1st place at the band competition at the 2009 Southern Illinois Bluegrass and BBQ festival held in Salem, IL. The Templeton Family also participated in the 2010 National KSMU Youth in Bluegrass Contest in Silver Dollar City, Branson,MO. The Templeton Family released their first CD, "That Evening Train," in June 2011. The twelve tracks include two originals, one of which is the title track. Since then the Templeton Family has amassed an amount of original songs and is in the process of recording an all original album. Check back often for news about when YOU can get YOUR copy!
Additional Booking Notes
12x8ft area (or larger), electrical power supply and lighting if needed.
Past Booked Events
|December 26, 2017 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm||Dinner Party|
|September 30, 2017 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm||Fundraiser|
|July 01, 2017 • 7:30pm - 8:00pm||Birthday (Adult)|
Traditional Bluegrass: Orange Blossom Special, Fox on the Run, Foggy Mtn. Breakdown, Man of Constant Sorrow, Dooley, Stormy Horizons, Tallahassee, etc.
Bluegrass Renditions of: Don't Mess Around with Jim, I'm Walkin', Johnny B. Goode, King TuT
Gospel Songs: Washed in the Blood, Light on my Feet, Fourth Man in the Fire, Don't You Want to go to Heaven, Noah Found Grace, etc.
Cajun Music: La Cassiane Special, Jambalaya
Celtic Songs: Cooley's Reel, Redhaired Boy, June Apple
Plus Several Originals!
Influences & Inspiration
Dailey and Vincent, Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver, Cherryholmes, Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, The Walker Family, The Charlie Sizemore Band, Flatt Lonesome, Adam Steffey, Balsam Range, Steep Canyon Rangers..........
Electric Supply, Lighting (if needed)
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