Band Bio

Southern Raised, a group of award winning kinfolk, trained in classical music but raised in the bluegrass
soaked Ozark Mountains. They have created a Southern Raised trademark sound where classical meets
bluegrass and city streets meets country roads. SR has morphed a progressive sound that spans
Christian Country/ Bluegrass, Celtic and Classical. They’re talented, they’re energetic, they’re Southern
Raised. You will hear Beethoven’s 5th like never B4, as the two genres become one at the hand of
Southern Raised and when the siblings croon a ballad, it is nothing short of breathtaking. Be prepared
to expect the unexpected as classical meets bluegrass and new life is breathed into the music and your
soul. Collectively they have received nominations from Singing News Fan Awards, Diamond Awards, Front
Porch Fellowship and a staggering 32 SPBGMA Midwest nominations, Bass Performer of the Year,
nominated 4- time Fiddle Performer of the Year, Band of the Year, Vocal Group of the Year, Christian
Country Album of the Year, to name a few. SRB has been featured on RFD TV’s Larry’s Country Diner,
Gospel Music Showcase hosted by Guy Penrod, RFD TV’s Music City Show and many more.
There’s something about the sound of these siblings that harkens us to the halcyon days of hawthorn-
filled air perfumed with the pungency of the spring blossoms. They’re 3 string wielding siblings with a
strong passion for music that has dug deep into their roots and have taken their music to the cutting
edge of creativity. Southern Raised-Committed to the Lord, each other and bringing their music to the
people” defines this phenomenal group of three sisters, Lindsay (bass), Emily (mandolin &
violin) and their brother Matt (guitar), that are sweeping the country with a sound that has been
described as “The other side of amazing.” There is a warmth and realness about them that draws you in, making them one of the best, most unique sounds on the scene. They have the distinct ability to cross genres, winning the hearts of all who hear them. When asked their heart behind the music, Southern Raised says, “Jesus is the reason we sing, the passion that burns, the cause we carry and the One we love! We thank Him for allowing us the honor to share His message with the world!” “They thrill me with their singing and playing. They intrigue me with their ideas. They inspire me with their love for the Lord and each other. In short, they are amazing.”
-Kevin Williams, Gaither Vocal Band, Humorist and Guitar Soloist
 
                                                                                  
AWARDS AND COLLECTIVE NOMINATIONS:

 
1st Place 2011 CAM Band Competition

Top 5 Finalist “Bluegrass Artist of the Year” Diamond Awards
Nominated 2014 Top 5 New Mixed Group Singing     News Fan Awards
Nominated 2013 Top 10 New Mixed Group Singing News Fan Awards
Nominated 2013 and 2014 Top 5 New Artist of the Year Front Porch Fellowship
Nominated 2013 and 2014 SPBGMA Midwest Entertaining Band of the Year

Nominated 2013 and 2014 SPBGMA Midwest Gospel Band of the Year
Nominated 2013 SPBGMA Midwest Album of the Year
Nominated 2013 and 2014 SPBGMA Midwest Vocal Band of the Year
Nominated 2013 and 2014 SPBGMA Midwest Contemporary Band of the Year
Nominated 2013 and 2014 SPBGMA Midwest Instrumental Band of the Year

Lindsay-AWARDED 2013 and Nominated 2014 SPBGMA Midwest Bass Performer
of the Year
Nominated 2013 and 2014  SPBGMA Midwest Songwriter of the Year
 
Emily Grace-Nominated 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 SPBGMA
Midwest Fiddle Performer of the Year
Nominated 2013 and 2014 SPBGMA Midwest Mandolin Performer of
the Year
Nominated 2013 and 2014 SPBGMA Midwest Traditional Female Vocalist of the Year

Matthew-Nominated 2013 and 2014 SPBGMA Midwest Guitar
Performer of the Year
 
 

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