Pierce Edens grew up in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina, the folklore and sounds of the mountains forging his sound as he eventually went on to pursue music.
Meeting in between classes at Warren Wilson College, Molly Rose (vocals, guitar) and Eleanor Underhill (vocals, banjo) began playing music together after an impromptu performance of "Angel from Montgomery," going on to form Underhill Rose in 2009.
Kate Rhudy's life as a musician began at a young age when she and her sister would spend their summers in southwestern Virginia, taking violin lessons and attending fiddlers' conventions.
Growing up southwestern Virginia, Alexa Rose spent her early years singing about bears in her bedroom window from her parents' mountain home.
A native of Asheville, Clint Roberts found his voice among the old mountains of Western North Carolina.
Taking inspiration from classic and modern folk legends alike such as Leonard Cohen and The Avett Brothers, The Goodly Beggars are a folk and bluegrass band based in Washington, DC.
Taking inspiration from traditional European folk and Appalachian newgrass, folk singer-songwriter Ethan Samuel Brown blends the best elements of old and new, presenting a sound that is as fresh and exciting as it is poised and reverent.
Leah's music hints at traces of the blues, hearkening back to the country music of the 1970s when Dolly Parton and Emmylou Harris were at the peaks of their careers.
The Resonant Rogues have a characteristic Asheville feel in the sense that they appear to be veteran street buskers, but unlike many Asheville street buskers The Resonant Rogues bring more than old-time and traditional Appalachian folk songs to the table.
For Anna, being an artist always comes back to the song, and this is abundantly clear after listening to her original song, "Friday Night Crowd."