The Holly Hill Ramblers is a group of Asheville, NC-based musicians who love traditional, hard-driving bluegrass. Mandolin player Barron Rogers, a Waynesville, NC native, provides much of the group’s lead singing. Bass player Celia Millington-Wyckoff retired to Asheville from central Pennsylvania in order to find more opportunities to play bluegrass. Nick Dauphinais, the band’s tenor singer and guitar player, is originally from New Hampshire, while banjo player and baritone singer Derek Vaden arrived in Asheville from Kansas. Both Nick and Derek are members of the Larry Stephenson Band, and perform with the Ramblers when they are off the road.
Every Tuesday evening Isis presents our Tuesday Bluegrass Sessions. The sessions are hosted each week by a local bluegrass musician with friends or a band. Following the host band, Bluegrass musicians from the Asheville area gather on stage to jam in an open session. Occasionally, we feature a touring band that will perform prior to the open session and help co-host the jam. It’s always a great evening of music and community.