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New Year, New Artists: Faithful Crossings

New Year, New Artists: Faithful Crossings

This is a new feature here at BeanBlossom dot Com where we ask readers to recommend artists who deserve recognition in 2011.  I’m excited to introduce our first submission – Faithful Crossings!

What is the artist’s name? Faithful Crossings–Curtis and Tammy Sumner, Joe Loaring and Al Mercer

How did you “discover” this artist? Co-Founder and member

What makes this artist so good? We bring a full Southern Gospel quartet sound to Bluegrass instrumentation.

What does this artist do? Sing? Musician? What instrument? Vocal quartet

Where can we see this artist? Or where can we buy their music? Please go to for more detailed information and samples of our music. We also travel the Southeastern US performing concerts and church services. We also exhibit each year at the National Quartet Convention in Louisville KY. READ MORE »


The Best Bluegrass Artists Today

October 1, 2010 bluegrass artists

If you’re wondering which bluegrass artists are heating up the stages these days then here’s a couple of solo acts and bands that you must absolutely watch out for. J.D. Crowe & the New South While Crowe’s name and his band’s may not be as commonly heard of as those of Bill Monroe, Earl Scruggs, […]

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Why Is Ricky Skaggs Famous?

April 26, 2010 bluegrass artists

Ricky Skaggs is most famous for his works in bluegrass and country music. He has received numerous awards in his career and made it to the Top 100 Guitarists of the Century of Musician Magazine. Although Skaggs play various instruments, such as the banjo, guitar, and fiddle, he is best known for playing the mandolin. […]

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What is Doc Watson Famous For?

April 26, 2010 bluegrass artists

Doc Watson is one of the most famous artists of bluegrass music. Watson plays the guitar and sings not only bluegrass music but country, folk, gospel, and blues as well. For fifteen years, Doc Watson had shared the stage with his son, Merle, until the latter’s tragic accident on the family’s farm.

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