Dixie Bee-Liners, The


  • From Southwest Virginia
  • Features singer/songwriter Brandi Hart, a Kentucky native who began singing in church at age 2.
  • Also features guitarist Buddy Woodward, formerly an alt-country performer who worked with “The Ghost Rockets” and “Buddy Woodward and the Nitro Express.” Also has worked with Steve Earle, Jim Lauderdale, Rosie Flores, John Starling, others.
  • Other band members: Rachel Renee Johnson (fiddle), Jeremy Darrow (mandollin) and Sam Morrow (banjo).
  • Their music has been featured on cable TV’s Food Network and on the soundtrack to the Civil War film “Freedom.”
  • 2006, released Dixie Bee-Liners album (no label).
  • 2008, released Ripe (Pinecastle Records), produced by Bil VornDick.
  • 2008, received Roots Music Association Award for “Bluegrass Artist of the Year.”
  • 2009, released Susanville album (Pinecastle).
  • 2014, disbanded.
  • 2015, released “Through My Screen Door: The Final Sessions of the Dixie Bee Liners” album.