"Ain't No Grave" GOES TO #1 on the Bluegrass Today Weekly Gospel Chart! 2/2/2018
Five Stars for "Spirits" from ROOTS MUSIC REPORT!
"Wilson Banjo Co. A band of well-seasoned musicians has their first release behind them showcasing the incredible talents of this band. Garnering significant airplay, if you have not heard of them you surely will. Superb instrumentally and great vocals make this band a pleasure. Traditional and fresh new bluegrass done just like it should be. I expect this band to become a favorite of bluegrass lovers everywhere."
Wisconsin Joe Stutzman, HEARTLAND BLUEGRASS, The Bluegrass Jamboree
"Since having been introduced to Steve Wilson and his body of work I was immediately impressed! And with the production of the new "Wilson Banjo Co." latest project hearing the tones and sounds of yesteryear with an edge of the future! This project no doubt will appeal to many! Congratulations WBC!!"
-Jeff Brown, Jeff Brown and Still Lonesome
The new Bonfire Recording Co. release, SPIRITS IN THE HILLS is getting rave reviews from bluegrass media and radio and has charted multiple songs, with the first single "Ain't No Grave" debuting at #1 on the National Bluegrass Today Gospel chart. "Ain't No Grave" has since spent numerous more occasions at the #1 spot on the Gospel chart throughout 2018 and the majority of the year in the Top 10. Other songs to chart on the National Bluegrass Today Gospel and/or Roots Music Report singles charts have included "Her Sunday Best", "When He Reached Down His Hand", "Spirits in the Hills", "Catfish John", and "Thumbin' Down from Richmond Town".
Personnel in Wilson Banjo Co. include Steve Wilson on banjo, Joey Newton on guitar, Sarah Logan on fiddle, Darryl Lesh on Dobro, and Michael "Porkchop" Branch on bass.
The band has been avidly touring nationwide, performing at large bluegrass Festivals including Thomas Point Beach Bluegrass Festival in Brunswick, ME., Salt River Bluegrass Festival in Sheperdsville, MI., Mossy Oak Bluegrass in Guyton GA, Danny Stewart's NEPA Festival in Tunkhannock, PA., BusyBird Bluegrass in Berkshire, NY, headlining at the Clinch Mountain Music Festival in Gate City VA., filming for Tim White's acclaimed TV broadcast Song Of The Mountains, and several other Festivals and venues in AL, SC, NC, VA, TN, OH and more! Take a quick look at this recent video filmed at the Bonfire Recording studio for their hit song "Her Sunday Best" with "Mama" pictures from many of their friends and family posted as a tribute to special Moms everywhere.