Originally from Ringgold, Georgia, Trevor Holder grew up playing the banjo at fiddlers conventions in the Southeast, winning many awards such as 1st place at Galax in 2019. Early on, he developed a strong interest in the banjo playing of Don Reno and spent years learning his style. Now, Trevor plays more than just bluegrass banjo having influence from players like Uncle Dave Macon, Charlie Poole, Gid Tanner, and many others.
Conner Vlietstra (sometimes known as “Sleepy”) plays the flattop guitar and does most of the high tenor singing. He comes from a musical family from Chattanooga, Tennessee, and got some of his love for Country music and Bluegrass from his mother’s parents, Papa and Nana. Inspired by some of the great Old Time Country singers like Riley Puckett and Charlie Monroe, he gives a solid foundation with his big guitar and usually adequate voice
Tater has spent most of his life learning old time fiddle music mostly from his home region of middle Tennessee. Learning from legends like Clyde Davenport and Michael Defosche, Tater has an authentic touch to his old time fiddle playing that's hard to come by in modern times.
A proud Kentuckian, Jake has previously studied and worked in Bourbon production. In addition, he is a student of the music of Kentuckians Bill Monroe and Merle Travis—while he spent his teenage years playing acoustic guitar in the bluegrass fashion, he is now more comfortable playing in the style of early country electric guitarists such as Merle Travis, Grady Martin, Hank Garland, and Chet Atkins.
Caleb, a Northern Illinois native, is a barber by trade. When he's not cutting hair, he can be found playing some guitar, mandolin, bass, or just about anything with some of the bands in the area. Caleb holds it down on the bass in the Chattanooga Dogs with a bouncin' style inspired by George Shuffler.