Vulcan Mt Boys are a 4 piece Bluegrass band with roots in San Diego jamming and stage performance venues. Maintaining high fidelity to “Birth of Bluegrass” through “Modern Roots” eras, you will get high-energy tempos, driving rhythms, and soaring traditional harmonies.

Hold on, VMB will give you a wildly satisfying traditional Bluegrass listening experience journey!

Eric Bentley – bass; Bill Frisbie – guitar, vocals; Lou Shrinkle – mandolin, vocals; Jim Henderson – banjo, vocals

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The Brombies are a Los Angeles, CA band formed by Jo Ellen & George Doering in the late 1980’s. All of the band members have played different styles of music from an early age, but for the past five years they’ve been dedicated to traditional bluegrass. They’ve all been performing as professional musicians for too long to even mention & as individuals they each have a long list of credits. They are all prominent in the southern California recording & bluegrass scene. With Jo Ellen on guitar & vocals, George on mandolin & vocals, Keith Rosier on bass, Patrick Sauber on banjo & vocals, and John Plotnik on guitar and you’ve got an exciting band full of talent and experience. These seasoned performers travel all over the western states playing at various bluegrass festivals. The band places a lot of emphasis on the vocal harmonies and instrumentals, but their primary goal is to present their original songs and to play some music that might lift the spirits of the audience for that brief time they are there. Jo Ellen & George were winners in the Bluegrass & Gospel categories for the Chris Austin Songwriters Contest at Merlefest in 2007, 2009 & 2010. They’ve also been honored to perform in the IBMA Songwriters Showcase in Nashville in 2006 & 2010. Rhonda Vincent has recorded “Anywhere Is Home When You’re With Me”, one of Jo Ellen and George’s songs from their first CD.

The Brombies (Brumby’s) are the wild horses that roam the outback of Australia.

Jo Ellen Doering – vocals, guitar; George Doering – vocals, mandolin; Patrick Sauber – banjo, vocals; John Plotnik – guitar, vocals; Keith Rosier – bass

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Artistry is, at best, difficult to define. Such is the case for the music of one of San Diego’s premier acoustic string bands, Prairie Sky. Indeed, with roots firmly in bluegrass, this group of seasoned artists borrows from all musical genres, playing and singing tunes from 60’s era rock, to 30’s and 40’s swing, old-time string music from Ireland and the Americas, with some great original material thrown into the mix as well.

With such diverse interests and an abundance of talent, Prairie Sky’s sets are inventive and entertaining, being constructed with thought and engagingly presented. Whatever and wherever – they play, Prairie Sky demonstrates strong yet tasteful instrumental prowess in guitar, mandolin and fiddle, with unusually clear and beautiful two, three and four-part harmonies.

All said, Prairie Sky is a rare delight, as their motives for performing are clearly for the love of the music, with its members’ mutual joy and shared affection emanating from the stage to warmly infect all who are lucky enough to hear them.

Avery Ellisman – vocals, fiddle, mandolin; Dwight Worden – vocals, bass; Jeff Smith – vocals, guitar; Ramona Ault – vocals, guitar

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This local bluegrass band made up of the finest and best looking musicians in Southern California. FPMPS is a bluegrass band rich in traditional bluegrass music, however they also offer up some not so traditional bluegrass music.

Precision instrumentals mixed with great vocals and smooth harmony’s makes for a performance any audience will enjoy.

Jeremy Shelton – guitar, vocals; Corky Shelton – banjo; Greg Burrows – guitar, vocals; Scott Edwards – bass

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MohaviSoul is a highly talented, award-winning, and energetic band, specializing in Contemporary Bluegrass and Americana, with a mix of folk, blues, swing, and gospel. Featuring exciting solos and strong vocals, they bring foot-tapping music that lifts the spirit like you’ve never heard. From festival stages to live radio, clubs, parties, weddings & fairs, MohaviSoul performances consistently draw in audiences with their captivating and storied performances that span songs of the old west to the changes we are all living through in modern times. MohaviSoul wraps their upbeat original music and popular covers with instrumental prowess, vocal harmony, and unique arrangements. MohaviSoul is making many new friends and fans worldwide, so come join our musical family and enjoy our music from the soul. For more information about this Mannequin Vanity Recording artist, check their website [mohavisoul.com], FaceBook [facebook.com/mohavisoul] and download their music on iTunes or Amazon.

Randy Hanson – mandolin, vocals; Mark Miller – guitar, vocals; Jason Weiss – banjo; Orion Boucher – bass; Dan Sankey – fiddle; Will Jaffe – dobro

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