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"McLains have mastered their art ... two supreme stylists in the genre"
“Jennifer McLain’s crystal-clear vocals ... are wed to Michael McLain’s incredibly skillful musicianship.”
2012 – 2023 have been incredible years for us! We toured the U.S. with shows in 24 states: AL, AR, CO, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MI, MO, MN, MS, NC, ND, NY, OH, PA SC, TN, WV and Jennifer's home state of Virginia.
We were honored to headline concerts and festivals in Glen Saint Mary, FL, Reading, PA, Paragould, AR, Marysville, OH, Dallas City, IL, Bolton Landing, NY and even had the opportunity to back Justin Rivers (from “The Voice”) at a show in Bowling Green, KY!
We love the cruise industry! 2023 will be our third season as featured entertainment on 80 U.S. river cruises. Cities include: New Orleans, LA, Natchez, MS, St. Louis, MO, Fort Madison, IA, Dubuque, IA, and Red Wing, MN.
Our band was featured on the PBS show, Song of the Mountains. The show is taped at the historic Lincoln Theatre in Marion, VA in front a live audience. It airs on over 180 Public Television outlets across the United States.
In just the last few years, we have provided live music for over 50 corporate and conference clients including the Library of Congress, U-Haul, IBM, John Hancock, Subway, Boy Scouts of America, and Lifepoint Hospitals and 5 major universities.
We continue to be on the roster of Gigmasters that provides booking services. We are very honored to be awarded their Best of 2021 award! That makes 9 years to receive that award (2021 - 2012). We also were awarded their Rising Star 2021, 2018, 2013 and 2012 and Top Folk Band 2012 awards. Click here to request a bid for us to perform at your event!
Thanks again for visiting our site! We appreciate you!!
Michael and Jennifer
#1 Chart Activity
Our brand new recording project, "Hit The Road And Go," is available! In it's first week of release, the project was the #1 album in all genres on Airplay Direct. And, the opening track, This Old Heart (Is Gonna Rise Again) reached #9 on the Roots Music Reports Traditional Bluegrass Singles chart.
"McLains have mastered their art... immaculately produced outing... its chief distinguishing feature is virtuosity... a classy, top shelf professional release from two supreme stylists in the genre (Gashouse Radio)
"may just be the perfect Bluegrass album… downright moving in its display of the band's prolific talent." (Roughstock Magazine)
“textbook bluegrass, page one, and delivered with the gusto that defines the best the genre has to offer.” (Band Blurb)
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