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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

The Merc and Fried Fish

We had a fantastic time this past week performing in Draper and in Blacksburg! On May 11 we played for the New River Valley Regional Commission at The Draper Mercantile. It was a great night for the local community to come together and celebrate their

Spring 2016 and Updates

Happy Spring 2016! We have been so busy the past year that we haven't had much time to update our website…but all that has changed! Check out some of the renovations we've made, including an updated Band page, cleaned up Events page, and an additional page

Summertime Tunes!

It was a real thrill to perform on the main stage at Blacksburg's Fork and Cork Festival and it was fine weather for wine tasting! The following week, we loved helping celebrate a homestyle wedding with a gorgeous mountain vista of the New River Valley. The bride was barefoot