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"Jennifer absolutely shines … gorgeous guitar work by Michael"
(Bluegrass Unlimited magazine)
"A joyous stampede of music ... the banjo is a source of hot rays from the sun"
2012 - 2016 have been incredible years for us!
We toured the United States with shows in 18 states: Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia and Jennifer's home state of Virginia.
We had the opportunity to perform for many corporate clients. Highlights include the Boy Scouts of America (2014 National Meeting), Hanel Storage Systems, Aramark Corp, Subway, Inc., Passport America, Thunder Enterprises, FrontDoor Developers, LifePoint Hospitals, Grain Craft Corporation, Video Gaming Technologies, Collegiate Paddlesport Symposium, Koch Development Corp., Higher Education User Group, Harry Norman Realtors, Keystone Financial Services, Credit Bureau Systems Inc., Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs LLP, R.C. Mathews Contractors, University of Tennessee, Vanderbilt University, University of Kentucky, and the Western Kentucky Dragon Boat Races on the Ohio River in Paducah, KY.
We gave concerts at the Covered Bridge Festival in Marysville, OH, in the performance hall of the Renaissance Center in Dickson, TN, for the Caruthersville Area Arts Council in Caruthersville, MO, Shepherdsville Music Barn in Shepherdsville, KY, Mitchell Opera House in Mitchell, IN, Buddy Williams Boys Ranch Event in Blountstown, FL and at the Joe C. Davis Outdoor Center overlooking Percy Priest Lake in Nashville, TN (where we are based).
We enjoyed performing at the Possum in the Park festival in Glen Saint Mary, FL, Sounds of Dumont festival (along with the Grascals) in Scottsville, KY, Carter Family Memorial Center in Hiltons, VA and the 36th Annual Fall Homecoming in Norris, TN (both with the McLain Family Band), 43rd Annual Lucketts Fair in Leesburg, VA, Bluegrass Festival in Jamestown, TN, an outdoor festival in Dallas City, IL, and the Mid-South BBQ Festival in Mt. Pleasant, TN.
We were invited to be featured performers on the PBS show, Song of the Mountains in Marion, VA! Also, we backed Justin Rivers (from “The Voice”) at a Christmas event in Bowling Green, KY with Mike Bub (bass) and Joel Whittinghill (fiddle). You can see pictures from several of these shows on our photos page.
We are excited to announce that we have been added to the roster of Prime Source Entertainment in Nashville, TN (our home base). Prime Source Productions, Inc. is a full service talent booking and production company that is recognized industry wide as a premier resource for talent booking, complete turn-key live concerts, live event production and onsite event management for business meetings, event productions, corporate event entertainers, conventions and private events.
We continue to be on the roster of Gigmasters that provides booking services. We are very honored to be awarded their Best of 2015, Best of 2014, Best of 2013, Rising Star 2013, Best of 2012, Rising Star 2012, and Top Folk Band 2012 awards. Click here to request an online bid for us to perform at your event!
Jennifer and I have just finished up a brand new recording project. It is available at our shows or you are welcome to order a copy! Send $17.50 (shipping included) to: Big Pick Productions, PO Box 17512, Nashville, TN 37217. Our first CD, "More Fun Than We Ought To Have" as "The McLain's" (with Michael's brother, Raymond) on Pinecastle Records is available for digital download on iTunes.
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Michael and Jennifer