About Us

Alysha Bankester primarily plays mandolin but you'll see her on fiddle as well, sometimes playing twin fiddle with Emily. She sings lead and harmony vocals. She's a real animal lover and works as a dog groomer. Emily Bankester plays the fiddle and claw hammer banjo. She sings lead and harmony vocals and in 2012 won the IBMA Momentum Award for Vocalist of the year. She works along with Alysha as a dog groomer. Melissa Triplett sings lead and harmony vocals. She's a great bass player and holds the rest of us together on stage. She teaches piano and bass, and is involved with local music organizations. 
Kyle Triplett primarily holds down the banjo position, but is equally adept on the guitar, mandolin, and dobro. Dorene Bankester plays guitar and sings lead and harmony vocals. She's also a silversmith and creates beautiful hand-made jewelry. Phil Bankester plays guitar, sings lead and harmony vocals, and drives a lot. He also handles the booking duties.