Mougin, Stephen


  • From Joelton, Tennessee.
  • Has been playing bluegrass since the age of 6.
  • Has a degree in Vocal Music Education from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
  • Nickname: Mojo.
  • Has played in bands with Valerie Smith and Liberty Pike, Jim Lauderdale, Melonie Cannon, Randy Kohrs, Audie Blaylock, others.
  • 2006, joined the Sam Bush Band, playing lead guitar.
  • 2007, married Jana Dolalova of the Czech band Fragment.
  • 2009, started a record label called Dark Shadow Recording where he serves as producer and engineer.
  • 2009, formed a duo with Ned Luberecki called “Nedski and Mojo.” Released a self-titled project in 2010.
  • 2016, won the IBMA Momentum Award for Mentor of the Year.