Meet the Band
Josh Moody - Gutar/ Vocals Josh is accomplished guitarist who was mainly influenced by his father Alan Moody ,who taught him how to play the guitar. Josh and his father traveled to festivals and jam sessions where they played with other musicians . He was also influenced by the late Jerry Lundy (fiddle) and the late Allen Reed(guitar) and their uncle Louie. He is a composer and wrote two of the songs on the new Album "Down the Highway" and "Drifter of the South " He resides in St. Marys, West Virginia with his wife Stacy . They have two daughters ,Casey and Clover.
Cody Nutter - Mandolin/ Vocals Cody is a former award winning WVU football player who has always had a interest in music. He began playing guitar/vocals with the Tallgrass Band with guest appearances while in college. He continues to play with them and Sour Mash String Band .He is a football coach and teacher at Parkersburg South High School. He resides in Washington, West Virginia with his wife Jaimee and son Roane.
Patsy Brookover - Bass - Patsy began her Bass career playing for "The Brookover Brothers" then she and her husband Sam joined "Stoneycreek" and played with many wonderful musicians including Mike Evans andRandy Newberry and toured from New York to Georgia .Stoneycreek hosted "the Pickin of the Litter" Bluegrass Festival for 15 years and hosted bluegrass stars such as Charlie Waller & the Country Gentlemen , Dave Parmley & Continental Divide,Larry Stephenson Band and Goldwing Express. Patsy and Sam retired the band in 2008 then year later she joined Wills Creek and continues with them and Sour Mash String Band.She is secretary for her church ,she crochets and is learning to play the hammer dulcimer in her free time.Patsy is married to her high school sweetheart Sam and they have one daughter,Laurel, of Williamstown and 3 grandchildren who reside with she and Sam in Waverly, West Virginia.
Mariane Barnett - Vocals - Marianne Barnett has been singing bluegrass since she was 4 years old .She was a guest singer with The Bluegrass Strangers and Jordon Run then became lead/harmony singer with Outer Edge before joining The Sour Mash String Band where she sings harmony and lead vocals. She is a Special Education teacher and resides in Franklin Furnace, Ohio
Greg Settle - Banjo/vocals - started playing music at age 12. He has played with many bands through the years on guitar,mandolin ,and banjo. He currently plays banjo with Sour Mash and sings some lead and harmony vocals, He enjoys the opportunity to put his creative twist on the SMSB style of music. He lives in Little Hocking Ohio with his wife and has 2 children ,Jordan and Collin.