The sparks the Bluegrass Mountaineers ignite while performing traditional bluegrass music is very unique. Their burning desire fueled by their experience and music shared by four generations to continue a family tradition is one of the world’s most valued treasures in such a wonderful music style. The fourth generation of the bluegrass mountaineers, Chris Wilcox is eager to learn the instruments at the young age of 8 years old. In a quest to carry on the traditional bluegrass sound, the Bluegrass Mountaineers combine old time claw hammering, classic country yodeling and twin fiddles to their unique style. All members of the. Bluegrass Mountaineers take turns showcasing their vocal and instrumental abilities. Their love for the traditional genuine bluegrass sound is evident every time they take the stage.
The Bluegrass Mountaineers have many qualities that make them unique. The basics of their success lies in old fashioned hard work combined with shining star talent, that only appears to glow more brightly with each performance. They bring to each audience an energetic, entertaining, family orientated show. They rely on driving instrumentation and accurate vocals to produce their unique sound. They present a fast moving live performance, exploding with energy as they perform for the audience. Their powerful stage presence is accented by a neat, clean-cut appearance that adds to the public appeal and the esteem of their fans they value so greatly. When people hear the Bluegrass Mountaineers they agree that they play their kind of music and they are their kind of musicians.
The Bluegrass Mountaineers have achieved a variety of accomplishments. Some of the members have received numerous awards. They have had the privilege of performing an the Grand Ole Opry, Nashville’s Fan Fair, Ernest Tubb’s Midnight Jamboree, Summersville, Ralph Stanley’s Bluegrass Festival and Chicago Folk Festival just to mention a few.