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Boonville Daily News - Boonville, MO
  • Opry performers to be in Boonville

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  • Nashville — The Farm Hands, the award winning Nashville Tennessee bluegrass quartet featuring Grand Ole Opry performers is coming Boonville. The band will be in concert Friday, February 8 at River of Life Assembly of God, 1430 West Ashley Road, in Boonville. Concert time is 7 p.m. The exciting Farm Hands Quartet consists of four gifted musicians and vocalists and features long-time Grand Ole Opry performers, Daryl Mosley and Tim Graves. Bass player and singer Mosley is a multiple-award winning singer/songwriter. For more than a decade, Daryl was a bass play/vocalist on the Grand Ole Opry. He has written songs featured on television shows like 'American Idol', 'Beyond The Glory' and 'The View', as well as several number 1 songs, including the southern gospel song of the year, “(Ask the Blind Man) He Saw It All.” Playing the dobro is Grammy award-winner Tim Graves. During his more than 30 years of performing professionally, Graves has spent 20 of them on the Opry. He has toured extensively throughout the U.S. with his own group, and is the reigning Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America Dobro player of the year, a distinction he has held seven times Guitarist/tenor singer, Kevin Williamson was a founding member of the bluegrass bands Redwing and Shadow Ridge. He has played most of the major bluegrass venues in America as well as being a successful songwriter, having written several chart singles, as well a song on a Grammy nominated album. Banjo player Bennie Boling is an accomplished musician and right at home on several stringed instruments. This Tennessee native is also a successful songwriter, having songs recorded by Gene Watson, the Oak Ridge Boys and others. In addition to the Grand Ole Opry, the band performes on some of the most prestigious stages in America and tours over 150 dates each year. There is no admission charge for the concert.

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