Acoustic Americana Music 
with Celtic & Appalachian Roots
  
     

Contact:


Cabin Cove Music
157 Cabin Cove Rd.
Zionville, NC 28698
828-297-1918

info@steveandruth.com
  Steve and Ruth Smith 
from the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina 
play a creative mix of Appalachian Americana music featuring hammered dulcimer, mountain dulcimer, guitar, and old-time banjo. Steve and Ruth play and sing the music reminiscent of the old homeplace where family, love, faith, and sense of place are the foundations of heritage and traditions.
     


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Awards:

Just Plain Folks nominee
Nominees in the 2017 & 2009 Roots Music categories of the JPF International Music Awards, the world's largest awards for independent musicians, receiving 5 nominations in 2017.


In 2014, Steve and Ruth were inducted into "America's Old Time Country Music Hall of Fame" for their performing, preserving, and promoting traditional Appalachian music. 



ACMA logoNamed "Americana Instrumental Group of the Year" at the 2013 Appalachian Cultural Music Association Awards

 

Performance Videos
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Appalachian Cultural Music Association

"Swingin on a Gate"

 

  "Blue Ridge Mountain Sky" 
written by Steve

  

MerleFest, Wilkeboro, NC

"Homesick for the Holler" 
written by Steve & Ruth

 

"This Old Crooked Road" 
written by Steve

  

Pickin' Porch, Townsend, TN

Brief Synopsis of Concert


"Song of the Mountains" PBS TV show

Song of the Mountains, Marion, VA

 

 

 

 

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Steve and Ruth with guitar and hammered dulcimer   Steve and Ruth with all instruments
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Latest News

Steve and Ruth are heading to Kentucky this weekend! Join them at Kentucky Music Week for a fantastic time of workshops, concerts and jamming!

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Steve and Ruth Smith

Steve and Ruth's music is regularly heard on XM & Sirius Satellite Radio, Pandora, Spotify, Highlander Radio Networks, NPR and acoustic music format radio stations around the U.S. Steve and Ruth have been featured on the PBS TV series Song of the Mountains, NPR’s All Songs Considered and Thistle & Shamrock, in Ohio Magazine, and Dulcimer Players News.

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Upcoming Dates

  • 06/24/2018
    Kentucky Music Week - Bardstown, KY
     
  • 07/19/2018
    Original Dulcimer Players Club Funfest - Evart, MI
     
  • 07/29/2018
    River House Inn - Grassy Creek, NC
     
  • 08/18/2018
    Wood n Strings Pickin’ Porch - Townsend, TN
     
  • 10/21/2018
    Black Mountain Music Festival - Black Mountain, NC