Farm Hands, The

FARM HANDS (BLUEGRASS QUARTET)

  • From Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Formed in 2011 by Daryl Mosely (bass), Tim Graves (Dobro™), Bennie Boling (banjo) and Kevin Williamson (guitar).
  • The band name came from an internet TV show called “Farm County Jubilee.” A segment of the show featured Mosley and Graves performing with the Farm Hands Quartet.
  • All four founding members of the band had previous experience with such groups as New Tradition, The Tim Graves Band, the Osborne Brothers, Wilma Lee Cooper and the Clinch Mountain Clan and others. They are all prolific songwriters as well.
  • 2012, released “Songs from Mama’s Hymnbook” album.
  • 2013, released “In a Country Town” album.
  • 2014, Jesse Turner (guitarist from Alabama) replaced Kevin Williamson in the band. Williamson left to work with his family band. Later the same year, guitarist Keith Tew replaced Turner.
  • 2015, banjo player Benny Boling was replaced by Don Hill.
  • 2015, released Better Than I Deserve album (Pinecastle).
  • 2016, released Diggin’ in the Dirt album (Pinecastle).
  • 2017, they were awarded a proclamation by the Tennessee State Senate honoring them as musical ambassadors for the state of Tennessee (April 20).
  • 2017, released Colors album (Pinecastle).
  • 2018, Benny Boling returned to the band, this time playing bass.
  • 2019, Mosely left the band to pursue a solo career. Boling, Hill and Tew also left to work with Mosely in the Daryl Mosely Band.
  • 2020 lineup: Tim Graves (Dobro™), David Mansfield (guitar), Kelsey Crews (banj0), Bryan Graves (bass) and Kimberly Bibb (fiddle).