|Farm Hands bluegrass to visit Steelville church|
|Written by Chris Case|
|Wednesday, 05 September 2012 17:50|
The Farm Hands, the award winning Nashville Tennessee bluegrass and gospel quartet featuring Grand Ole Opry performers, is coming to the area.
The band will be in concert Friday night, September 28 at First Christian Church in Richland, on Saturday, September 29 at Straightway Baptist Church in Steelville, and in Linn on Sunday, September 30 at First Baptist Church.
The exciting Farm Hands Quartet consists of four gifted musicians and vocalists and features long-time Grand Ole Opry performers, Daryl Mosley and Tim Graves.
Bass player and singer Mosley is a multiple-award winning singer/songwriter. For more than a decade, Daryl was a bass play/vocalist on the Grand Ole Opry. He has written songs featured on television shows like “American Idol,” “Beyond the Glory,” and “The View,” as well as several No. 1 songs, including the southern gospel song of the year, “(Ask the Blind Man) He Saw It All.”
Playing the dobro is Grammy award-winner Tim Graves. During his more than 30 years of performing professionally, Graves has spent 20 of them on the Opry. He has toured extensively throughout the U.S. with his own group, and is the reigning Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America Dobro player of the year, a distinction he has held seven times.
Guitarist/tenor singer, Kevin Williamson was a founding member of the bluegrass bands Redwing and Shadow Ridge. He has played most of the major bluegrass venues in America as well as being a successful songwriter, having written several chart singles, as well a song on a Grammy nominated album.
Banjo player Bennie Boling is an accomplished musician and right at home on several stringed instruments. This Tennessee native is also a successful songwriter, having songs recorded by Gene Watson, the Oak Ridge Boys and others.
The band has performed on some of the most prestigious stages in America and tour over 150 dates each year. There is no admission charge for the concerts.