Jesse Guitar, vocals Providing spiritual leadership, purpose and family vision. Manages the day to day maple syrup farm operations, band bookings . Has a heart for the Lord and is rarely seen without his children.
TraceyUpright Bass In one word "Sweet". Tender and mild hearted Tracey is the teacher of the children, the home keeper, accountant for all our entities and somehow finds time to keep up with our music schedule. Dad is also quick to mention that she is the prettiest bass player in all of bluegrass!
AustinLead/Harmony Vocals, Dobro, Diligent, faithful and hardworking. Whether he is learning new music or working on the farm this young man takes on full responsibility and does it heartily onto the Lord. As he was as a infant still to this day it is hard to find him without a smile on his face.
Daltin Harmony Vocals, Banjo,Guitar, Determined, hardworking and funny funny funny! Daltin is our mechanic around the farm as God has blessed him with the ability to figure out what makes things tick and how to make them run. Not a day goes by without Daltin initiating several side splitting, please make it stop, laughing bouts.
Priscilla Vocals, Fiddle, Mandolin, Bass Not to be outdone by her older brothers, she is energetic, versatile, humorous and outgoing. She has a knack of filling in wherever needed. Whether tending to the needs of her younger siblings, helping with meals or even helping with daily maple syrup operations. This is one special young lady!
Bethany Vocals, Mandolin, Cuteness off the scale! Bethany is a very comfortable stage performer that has been singing for us since the age of five. Starting in 2020 she has earned her full time slot on stage with the band. She works diligently and regularly at improving her skills on the mandolin and she is already wowing folks with her playing. She loves looking after her younger brother and is quick to do pitch in wherever needed. It seems she loves responsibility almost as much as she loves giving hugs.
Mitchell Vocals, Guitar Very easy going and just fun to be around. Mitchell wanting to join the family band started singing live on stages at the age of 5. More and more he is earning his spot with the band and in everyone's heart. With his quick smile and bubbly personality it's easy to understand why everyone wants "more Mitchell"
Paul Family Bluegrass Press Release
Originally from Florida, The Paul Family Bluegrass band is a family of seven that operates a 12,000 tap, 260 acre maple syrup farm in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. As the snow melts and spring returns, the Paul family load up into their 45' tour bus and excitedly look forward to their busy "tour season". Their primary focus will then turn from farming and now towards encouraging America's families though music. With a profound ear towards traditional Gospel and Appalachian bluegrass music, widely acclaimed Paul Family Bluegrass purposefully and skillfully blend together six acoustic stringed instruments combined with tasteful harmonies resulting in a sound and performance that only a family can deliver. A wide range of music styling by the likes of Jim & Jesse, The Louvin Brothers, Bill Monroe and even real country music has a profound influence on the overall sound of The Paul Family Bluegrass Band. Featuring a mix of Gospel, originals, traditional and even modern bluegrass songs, the Paul family is equally as comfortable at bluegrass festivals, as they are at churches and community events. Paul Family Bluegrass can be found performing almost anywhere as they travel annually from MT to Branson, MO to TX and all points east while performing up to a hundred concerts annually. The family's love for the Lord is evident in everything they do and is easily noticeable in their music, stage presence and audience interaction. Whatever the song, wherever the performance, the Paul Family Bluegrass Band always brings a lively performance that feature songs with positive messages that will leave you feeling encouraged, enlightened, empowered and emboldened. To learn more about the Paul Family visit www.paulfamilybluegrass.com