Frequently Asked Questions
Question: Is it true that Michael Cleveland played fiddle on Misty's
new CD project?
Answer: Yes! Micheal is on almost every track. Also featured are
the multi-talented Jeff Guernsey, Lynn Manzenberger,
Ron Shields, Brian Leaver, Mike Curtis, Brian Straub, and last
but certainly not least, fiddler and producer Richard Torstrick. Oh yeah,
and Misty Stevens! :-)
Question: Where can I see Misty and the band play?
Answer: Check the website for our show schedule. We will be booking shows farther
away, and listing them on our schedule as they are booked.
Question: Can I book the band for a private event?
Answer: Absolutely! Pricing depends on how long we play and how
far we travel, but is always negotiable. We do weddings,
parties, fairs, Churches, and Misty has even done funerals!
Question: What instrument does Misty play in the band?
Answer: She plays a 1995 MARTIN HD-28 guitar. She also owns a MARTIN-DR
signed by country legend George Jones. She can also play piano, mandolin,
(a little) and electric bass.
Question: Who were Misty's musical influences?
Answer: My Granny (taught me 3 chords on the piano when I was about 5yrs old,
and never griped about the rackett!). Bubby, (my uncle who still has recordings
of me singing at 4/5 years old, and taught me my first guitar chords, despite
being disabled with severe epilepsy), My Momma (taught me how to hear/sing
harmony) Fred Weineger, (when I was little he gave me $1 every time a sang
a song at church, wish I'd saved them!), My church family down through the
years (at Burgoon-Friendship Baptist Church), Lori Pedigo (I loved her
piano playing!), SONYA ISAACS, RICKY SKAGGS, ALISON KRAUSS,
HEE HAW! (back when country music was country!)
Question: Who are Misty's favorite bluegrass bands?
Answer: The Isaacs, The Grascals, Cherryholmes, Dailey & Vincent, Ricky Skaggs,
Del McCurry, Michael Cleveland & The Flamekeepers, Bill Monroe (of course),
Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show, Lonesome River Band, IIIRD Time Out,
Special Consensus, Dr.Ralph Stanley, Tony Rice, Bobby Osborne (The Osborne
Brothers), Jimmy Martin, Doyle Lawson, JD Crowe. (I could keep going but, you
get the picture).