“Bluegrass music in all-wheel drive.”
— The Register Guard
"With a panoramic view through inspiring originals and a driving rootsy style, Pavement and Pathways is a joyride down the Appalachian Trail's fast lane."
— The Fireball Mail
“Passionately executed, high flying fun
— The Oregonian
“Vocally and instrumentally exciting album suitable for a broad range of listeners.
— The Statesman Journal
““Pavement and Pathways is a high strings adventure offering direct infusions of adrenalin. So get in, sit down, and hold on.””
“Honest like a hard day’s work and tasty like a cold beverage at the end of that day.”
— The Columbian
“Urban Monroes had that high lonesome sound down to a science with a silken-throated lead singer.”
Review of String Summit-Jambase
“The entire 12 song release is totally captivating. Vocals, instrumentation and lyrics all combine for an absolutely wonderful collection.”
— The Portland Tribune
"Timeless bluegrass with doses of the contemporary integrated into a fully formed sound. Gorgeous, powerful vocal style and chart topping originals like "When The Aspens Turn" make for an album rich in dynamic bluegrass performance."
— Americana UK
“Your release is FANtastic..absolutely crisp and so well-done. The combination of original and traditional tunes (and fine arrangements of them at that) is simply splendid.
Acoustic Junction/Sounds Global KRVM-FM
“Their musical savvy and obvious ability make their albums compelling listens.
— Goldmine Magazine.