Boxcars, The


  • Members of this band are from East Tennessee, East Kentucky, Virginia.
  • Formed in 2010 after the dissolution of the Dan Tyminski Band (of which several were members).
  • Original band included Adam Steffey (mandolin), Ron Stewart (banjo/fiddle), John Bowman (banjo/fiddle/guitar), Keith Garrett (guitar), Harold Nixon (bass).
  • 2010, released The Boxcars album (Mountain Home).
  • 2011, won the IBMA Award for Emerging Artist of the Year.
  • 2011, 2012, 2013 won the IBMA Award for Instrumental Group of the Year.
  • 2012, released All In album (Mountain Home).
  • 2013, released It’s Just A Road album (Mountain Home).
  • 2014 (June), John Bowman left the band to pursue his calling to the Christian ministry. He was replaced by 20-year old Gary Hultman (Dobro™).
  • 2016, released Familiar With the Ground album (Mountain Home).
  • 2017, the group disbanded. Ronnie Stewart joined the Seldom Scene. Adam Steffey, Keith Garrett and Gary Hultman formed a new band, the Highland Travelers.