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Special Friday Night at Carter Fold with Tennessee Mafia Jug Band

Tennessee Mafia Jug BandHiltons, VA -- Friday, August 26th, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a special Friday night concert by the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band, an old time band from Tennessee. From the pastoral hills, hollers, shopping malls, and interstate highways of Goodlettsville, Tennessee - home of Bill Monroe, Bashful Brother Oswald, Stringbean, Grandpa Jones, Keith Whitely - and some living country music performers - comes the most entertaining blast from the past since Lester Moran and the Cadillac Cowboys. They’re the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band – five guys and a scrubboard with roots like wisdom teeth.

Tennessee Mafia Jug Band Dedicates Album to "Lonesome" Lester Armistead

The Tennessee Mafia Jug BandNashville, TN -- The Tennessee Mafia Jug Band has been called the most entertaining “blast from the past” to ever pluck a string. With impressive individual credentials, this band of artists is rooted in tradition, but with innovative branches. The group is set to release its fifth studio album, Lester’s Loafin’ Lounge.

Uncle Dave Macon Days Trailblazer Awards

Tennessee Mafia Jug BandThe Uncle Dave Macon Days Trailblazer Award is presented to an artist, musician, or individual who have developed old-time musical performance styles and techniques that blaze the trail for others to perpetuate, emulate, refine, and follow into contemporary genres.This year’s Trailblazer Award winners are Leroy Troy, Roland White, and The Tennessee Mafia Jug Band, collectively. The award recipients were recognized on stage Friday night, July 11th.

Tennessee Mafia Jug Band Plays Carter Fold's Foot Stompin' Friday

Tennessee Mafia Jug BandFriday, June 13th, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert by the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band, an old time band, as part of our Foot Stompin’ Friday concert series. Admission to the concert is $15 for adults, $1 for children 6 to 11, under age 6 free. From the pastoral hills, hollers, shopping malls, and interstate highways of Goodlettsville, Tennessee - home of Bill Monroe, Bashful Brother Oswald, Stringbean, Grandpa Jones, Keith Whitely - and some living country music performers - comes themost entertaining blast from the past since Lester Moran and the Cadillac Cowboys. They’re the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band – guys with a scrubboard and roots like wisdom teeth.

Lester Armistead has Passed Away (Updated)

Lester ArmisteadThe Tennessee Mafia Jug Band family is saddened to share that our dear Lester Armistead has crossed over. It is now a joyous day for him as he has surely been welcomed warmly to Heaven, but a heartbreaking day for those of us who had the honor of knowing him, working with him, loving him, dancing and playing with him. Please remember our family in your prayers. And please know what great joy YOU gave to him every day by allowing him to entertain you.

Tennessee Mafia Jug Band Frolick at Carter Fold Aug 24

Tennessee Mafia Jug BandFrom the pastoral hills, hollers, shopping malls, and interstate highways of Goodlettsville, Tennessee - home of Bill Monroe, Bashful Brother Oswald, Stringbean, Grandpa Jones, Keith Whitely - and some living country music performers - comes the most entertaining blast from the past since Lester Moran and the Cadillac Cowboys. They’re the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band – five guys and a scrubboard with roots like wisdom teeth. Saturday, August 24th, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert by the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band, an old time and bluegrass style band. Admission to the concert is $15 for adults, $1 for children 6 to 11, under age 6 free.

Leroy Troy Kicks Off New Tour Dates, Web Site and More

Leroy TroyLeroy Troy is super excited to announce that he now has an assistant and booking agent! Danny "Hootenanny" Clark of Hootenanny Publicity. Danny helped create the new web site and, as Leroy says, "is responsible for keeping me on track! Danny also handles all of my social media and wants you to know that you can now "like" me on Facebook and "follow" me on Twitter." With all that news, Leroy also has new tour dates booked, merchandise and more.

Tennessee Mafia Jug Band on Old Time Heirloom Hour Premiers July 27

Tennessee Mafia Jug BandThomson, IL -- With raccoons and catfish, hillbilly culture takes over the newest episode of the local variety show The Old Time Heirloom Hour. The Tennessee Mafia Jug Band stars as both the musical guest and guest hosts. Playing music of a style often described as the forerunner of bluegrass, their vocals feature strong two- and three-part harmonies and their instruments include a guitar, banjo, jug, Dobro guitar, fiddle, upright bass fiddle, and a kind of one-man-band washboard that has small horns and cymbals attached. With their entertaining songs serving as the basis for conversation segments, they make a fun hour of bluegrass variety.

Tennessee Mafia Jug Band Old-Time Band at Carter Fold Dec. 29

Tennessee Mafia Jug BandHiltons, VA -- From the pastoral hills, hollers, shopping malls, and interstate highways of Goodlettsville, Tennessee - home of Bill Monroe, Bashful Brother Oswald, Stringbean, Grandpa Jones, Keith Whitely - and some living country music performers - comes themost entertaining blast from the past since Lester Moran and the Cadillac Cowboys. They’re the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band – five guys and a scrubboard with roots like wisdom teeth. Saturday, December 29th, 2012, at 7:30 p.m. the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert by the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band, an old time band. Admission to the concert is $10 for adults, $1 for children 6 to 11, under age 6 free.

SteelDrivers to Headline Song of the Mountains on August 4th

The SteelDriversMarion, VA -- Song of the Mountains will present the SteelDrivers at the Lincoln Theatre in Marion, Virginia on Saturday, August 4th. Also on the show will be LeRoy Troy with the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band along with the band My New Favorites and Travis Frye and Blue Mountain.

Ten Years of Bluegrass Music with a Gaspesian Accent

Rhonda VincentNew Richmond, Quebec -- The New Richmond (Quebec, Canada) Bluegrass Festival will celebrate it’s tenth anniversary August 26 to September 2. The event, which brings together some of bluegrass music’s top entertainers as well as the Gaspé peninsula’s best country, bluegrass and traditional music performers has earned the reputation of being one of Canada’s top bluegrass music festivals.Rhonda Vincent

Tennessee Mafia Jug Band Returns to Carter Fold October 29th

Tennessee Mafia Jug BandFrom the pastoral hills, hollers, shopping malls, and interstate highways of Goodlettsville, Tennessee - home of Bill Monroe, Bashful Brother Oswald, Stringbean, Grandpa Jones, Keith Whitely - and some living country music performers, comes the most entertaining blast from the past since Lester Moran and the Cadillac Cowboys. "They're the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band – five guys and a scrubboard with roots like wisdom teeth." Saturday, October 29th, 2011, at 7:30 p.m. the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert by the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band, an old time band. Admission to the concert is $10 for adults, $1 for children 6 to 11, under age 6 free

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