A talented group of musicians and great entertainers.  Our festival attendees loved their bluegrass music.
Nancy Nixon – Roscoe Village

Appalachian Grass’ unique and lively sound instantly intrigued us; their ongoing professionalism and charisma has kept us calling them.
Mary Bob and Carolee – Showstopper’s Talent Agency

Terrific! Everyone raved about Vernon McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass.
Gregory G. Hoblitzell – Heizerling Foundation

So much laughter and fun was enjoyed last evening.  You are a total nut and all the group is truly talented.
Tom Maniaci – Montgomery Community Church
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is a bluegrass band with style.  The band delivers an entertaining stage show with driving instrumentals, close knit harmonies, and amusing novelty songs.  Each band member contributes a unique element to the Appalachian Grass. The band is unified by Vernon’s matchless rhythm guitar picking, while Robert Campbell’s hard driving banjo is the backbone of the bluegrass sound. Kitty and her fiddle add a spark of excitement.  Susan’s shimmering mandolin offers another texture in the mix while Tammy’s bass provides the structure for the rest of the band’s musical inventions. Lead vocals rest mostly in Vernon’s capable hands with an occasional song from Kitty, Tammy, or Susan.  The combination of music, energy, showmanship, and humor just can’t be beat.

Vernon McIntyre is an exciting and entertaining MC. He has the unique ability to infuse his shows with the warmth and spontaneity of a small family gathering even when playing for thousands.  It’s old fashioned entertainment at it’s best, fun to watch and fun to be a part of.

When Kitty McIntyre steps up to the mic, it’s time to fasten the seat belts.  Her bluegrass fiddling can ramp everything up a notch on a fiddle tune or bring out the sweetness of a ballad or waltz.

Robert Campbell’s hard-driving banjo is the backbone of the bluegrass sound. Click photo for bio.

photo Susan Shook

Susan Shook picks up a storm on her mandolin!

Tammy Powers on upright bass sets the rhythm for Vernon McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass. Click photo for bio