Bankesters

Originals  
Band Members
Melissa Triplett - vocals, upright bass - Emily Bankester - vocals, fiddle, clawhammer banjo - Alysha Bankester - vocals, mandolin, fiddle - Kyle Triplett - banjo, dobro, guitar, mandolin - Dorene Bankesters - vocals, guitar - Phil Bankester - vocals, guitar

Seven years, hundreds of shows, thousands of miles, three CDs, two vans and one son-in-law later, the family has matured into a fine-tuned band featuring exceptional vocals, with rock-solid instrumental backing. Their album Somewhere in Between was voted one of WNCW Radio's TOP 50 BLUEGRASS ALBUMS OF 2010!"  Their latest CD  The Bankesters, on Blue Circle Records,  was selected #14 on a list of top twenty bluegrass CDs of 2011 by Engine145.com. They tour extensively from New Mexico to North Carolina, and Mississippi to northern Minnesota.