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The Boxcars tickets at Ball State University Pruis Hall,Muncie,IN on 4/24 7:30PM
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Very few bands have earned a greater reputation in Bluegrass music, than The Boxcars. The Boxcars formed in November of 2009. Since then, they have earned a lot of success in the four years. They have been making brilliant bluegrass music which has earned them many nominations and awards. The International Bluegrass Music Association gave them the award for "Instrumental Group Of The Year" in 2013. This was their third consecutive award, having won it before in 2011 and 2012. The Boxcars also won the award for the "Emerging Artist Of The Year" in 2011. They have come up with some of the most enjoyable bluegrass music of recent times. Get The Boxcars tickets booked right away and enjoy an amazing concert which features instruments such as the banjo, fiddle and mandolin.
The Boxcars have three albums to their name and all of them have been released with the Mountain Home Music Company. Their first album was a self-titled release which came out in October of 2010. It stirred quite a bit of interest and earned the band multiple trophies. Their second album "All In" was released in 2012. The twelve song album offered a wide variety of music, it featured original music from Boxcars band members along with tracks which have been written by renowned artists. "I’ve Lost You" was a song on the album that was written by Earl Scruggs.
The Boxcar consists of five band members each of whom has exhibited his versatile talent in the band. Mandolin player Adam Steffey, who is a native of East Tennessee, became a part of the bluegrass music scene of that region. He was a member of the band, Lonesome River, for a short while after which he went on to form a new band, Dusty Miller. Dusty Miller was a much more successful band than Steffey’s former band. His big rise to fame came when he was recruited by American bluegrass county singer, Alison Krauss. Steffey remained a part of Krauss’s band, Union Station, for seven years. He has won the Grammy Award five times along with having won ten "Mandolin Player Of The Year" awards, by IBMA.
Keith Garret is the guitarist in The Boxcars lineup. He spent much of his childhood in the Citico community in East Tennessee. His father, William Garret, also played the guitar. By the time Keith was thirteen, his father had taught him how to play the guitar. Keith Garret was a founding member of the band, Blue Moon Rising, which was nominated in 2006 for an IBMA "Emerging Artist of the Year" award. Harold Nixon previously was also a part of Blue Moon Rising. He plays the upright bass for the boxcars. Nixon has been involved with making music since he was fifteen. After spending six years with JD Crowe, he joined the band "Lefty’s Old Guitar", which was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2008.
Ronnie Stewart plays the banjo and the fiddle. He has become one of the most sought after multi-instrumentalist in bluegrass music. The session player also plays the part of producer, putting his experience of almost thirty three years to use. Stewart plays the banjo, bass, guitar, fiddle and the mandolin. Along with being a member of the Boxcars, Ron Stewart has some solo projects accredited to his name.
John Bowman, the fifth member of the group completes the lineup. Bowman was Steffey’s band mate even before they became members of The Boxcars. Bowman joined the band Quicksilver in 1991 and shortly after, was part of Allison Kraus’s band for fifteen months. He plays the fiddle and the guitar for the Boxcars.
Their latest album is named "It’s Just A Road". It also features twelve songs, with a few covers which have been reinvented with The Boxcars characteristic musical style. Garret and Steffey mainly take lead on the songs in this album. All in all, in their career until now, the Boxcars have successfully managed to make contemporary music in a traditional fashion. Don’t miss the chance to watch their entertaining performance and buy The Boxcars tickets.