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Recording at VT’s studio

We had a great Sunday afternoon last weekend recording some tunes at Virginia Tech's recording studio in downtown Blacksburg. We recorded a few tunes and some songs with Old Man Kelly on guitar. A good time was had, but I have to admit that I wish we were able

Winter time update

Well, it's been a while since we've updated our site – sorry for that. The good news is that we had a great 2018 (be sure to check out the Archives page to see where we've played in 2018). Highlights include Chantilly Farms Bluegrass Festival in May, the

Watch these dancers…

…as they dance to our jam at the Floyd Country Store on Dec 17, 2017. It's awesome to see such young folks getting into this old time music!

New CD to be released on Nov 5

Howdy IRSB friends! We have very exciting news: our latest CD "The Smithfield Sessions" is coming out November 5th! We are so excited to share these songs with you for you to enjoy. 

This album is very special for a few reasons. First, we recorded the majority of

Great Barn Dance in Riner – check out the article

The bi-annual barn dance took place last weekend (October 7) and it was a full-house! These dances are so fun because 5 minutes before the event, there are only a few people that are milling around ready to get dancing…then by 8pm on the dot, the place is packed!

Great weekend – Zeppolis and Palisades

Thanks for a great weekend and for coming out to our gigs! We had a fantastic attendance at Zeppolis

Website Ready, Latest Pix

Thanks for being patient as we update the website! Hopefully this new version is clearer and easier to read. Now, let's get to the pictures.

We had so much fun in December playing at Sinkland Farms. We were definitely in the festive spirit:

Goodbye Winter 2016, Hello Spring 2017

We've been pretty lax when it comes to updating the website recently, and we apologise for that. Hopefully you all recognize that the site has gotten a little bit of a face-lift. We figured that, although we're an Old Time band, we (afterall) do live in the

Blacksburg Steppin’ Out 2016

What a HOT but FUN day at Steppin' Out on Saturday! We played for the open Blacksburg Square Dance 'demo' with the fabulous Liam 'Old Man' Kelly calling the dances – from squares, to two-steps, to the classic Virginia Reel…he was a pro and we backed

Mountains of Music Tour

We had a wonderful time two weeks ago during the Mountains of Music Homecoming – we played three gigs, which were all very successful and had great turnouts!

First up was the show at the Hethwood Market on Friday evening – beautiful