Sounds Like: Riders in the Sky, The Carter Sisters, Gillian Welch, The Sweetback Sisters, Bearfoot Fan Page
The Carper Family has brought together three of Austin's most talented young
country and bluegrass singers and pickers...
Melissa Carper [vocals, bass], Beth Chrisman [vocals,
fiddle], and Jenn Miori [vocals, guitar] each grew up
singing and playing music with their families. By the time they
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“I’ve been hearing about Austin trio the Carper Family for a while now, mainly from hardcore twang aficionados, so I knew I could expect some seriously beautiful old-school country roots music, but I was not prepared for how explosive these ladies were on stage! The Carper Family take old country traditions out of the closet, dust them off, and spark them up on stage. Their vocal harmonies are impeccable and really the best part about them is that they don’t see any need to gussy up the music to make it fit with today’s artists. They’re totally happy just immersing themselves in the deep well of raw country traditions, and that fidelity to something real and authentic is what’s propelled their careers forward so quickly. Their 2013 album was a grassroots success, bringing them press from No Depression, Folk Alley,and Vintage Guitar Magazine, plus a guest spot on Prairie Home Companion. Pretty impressive, and a harbinger of things to come from one of the few groups today that t”