YeeHaw Junction - Acoustic Band | Charleston, South Carolina(6 Reviews)
Based In: Charleston, South Carolina
Stringed instruments are the core of any traditional bluegrass band: Jeff Meierer on mandolin, Kristen Meierer on upright bass, David Grant on guitar and Tadd Huff on banjo. Their hot picking and smooth harmonizing will provide an all-acoustic treat for any bluegrass fan. We can also add Lisa Deakins on the fiddle to round out the sound. The band has been featured on ETV and has performed at bluegrass festivals throughout the South and as far away as Great Britain.
DAVID GRANT plays rhythm guitar and sings lead & tenor harmony vocals for YeeHaw Junction. David has been playing bluegrass for 20 years. He was inspired very early by the work of Bill Monroe and Jimmy Martin. He has a great traditional sound and plays a strong rhythm guitar. David lives in Mt. Pleasant, SC and is a forester.
TADD HUFF picks the banjo for YeeHaw Junction. Tadd is from Harlan County, Kentucky. His mom taught him to play the banjo when he was a young boy and he has been pickin’ it ever since. Tadd lives in Summerville, SC and is a banjo instructor, a preacher and a cer ... tified hypnotist. He will mesmerize you while he testifies on the banjo.
JEFF MEIERER plays mandolin and provides lead and harmony vocals. Jeff was born in Niagara Falls, NY and raised in Charleston, South Carolina. Jeff spent many years performing solo gigs on guitar and harmonica. After shaking hands with Bill Monroe, the father of bluegrass, he fell in love with the mandolin and has been playing it ever since. Jeff played in a various bluegrass bands before forming YeeHaw Junction in 1999. There is not much in life that he loves more than playing and listening to bluegrass music. Jeff lives on Johns Island and is a specialty trade contractor.
KRISTEN MEIERER plays acoustic bass. Kristen was born and raised in Eustis, Florida, a small town not too far from Yeehaw Junction, Florida, our band’s namesake. Kristen’s Uncle John played guitar and sang in various bands. Because of his influence, Kristen decided to learn how to play guitar when she was young. After marrying Jeff, they decided to use their wedding money to buy an upright bass and she has been thumping away at it ever since. Kristen lives on Johns Island and is self employed as a CPA.
LISA MANNING DEAKINS plays fiddle for YeeHaw Junction. Lisa’s music has taken her to renowned stages including the Grand Ole Opry, the Crook & Chase television show, and Song of the Mountains. Lisa's love for music began at the age of four when she started violin lessons. She continued her music education and holds a Master of Music degree. Lisa has worked professionally as a fiddle player and background vocalist for country music artist Pam Tillis and Grand Ole Opry legend Whisperin’ Bill Anderson. She has also performed with Charlie Daniels, Bobby Osborne, Little Jimmy Dickens, Marty Raybon, and The Daughters of Bluegrass. She has multiple recordings and can be heard on the Daughters of Bluegrass CD titled “Bluegrass Bouquet,” for which she received an International Bluegrass Music Association Award for “Recorded Event of the Year.” Lisa teaches violin in Mt. Pleasant, SC and is a frequent clinician for fiddle and violin at Suzuki institutes and workshops across the country, and you may have also seen her articles published in the American Suzuki Journal.
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