The Family Sowell
The Family Sowell is a contemporary bluegrass band, from the foothills of Knoxville, Tennessee. Their music melds passion and love together, creating an authentic performance that inspires audiences everywhere. The band consists of six siblings with Jacob on banjo, Joshua on guitar, Naomi on bass, Abby on mandolin, John-Mark on fiddle, and Justus on dobro—with Jacob, Joshua, and Abigail bringing tight family harmony to complete the ensemble. It’s all about family with this group, and they invite you to become a part of it.
Press / Reviews
“The Family Sowell is one of the most talented families you will ever meet. It has been my pleasure to learn this family individually and collectively and watch them grow. I love the passion that they all show in their vocals and in their music. I look forward to seeing where this family will go in the next few years. I love this family.” — Ben Isaacs, Producer, Bassist, & Vocalist, The Isaacs
“Some people think that traveling with your family is easy because “you have them right there,” and don’t have to leave them behind. Many people don’t understand the sacrifice and immense respect that is required to travel with family. The Family Sowell has taken on the road with all of it’s ups and downs, in a very strong leap of faith. It has really been amazing to watch their growth and progression from this side of the fence. Naturally, their instrumental talent, vocal ability, and musical approach have an exceptional growing presence that will carry them far in this business. The stronger presence, however, is the hand that God has laid on them. The obvious presence that He has in their lives as individuals and as a family will shine brighter than any flashy solo or tight harmony. With Him at the helm, this family will only have one direction to go - up!” — Skip Cherryholmes, guitarist and vocalist, Sideline, 2019 IBMA Song of the Year
“The Family Sowell is one of the most exciting bands that I have seen in a long time. Great singing, musicianship, and excellent stage presence and showmanship. More than that, they are just a great family to be around. They make you feel good. This family is very special. They are on their way to greatness!!“ — Phil Leadbetter, 2019 IBMA Resonator Guitar Player