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|Man's chief end is to glorify God and enjoy Him forever.
Award winning, Adam Steffey, invited
Zeb and Samantha to record on his
upcoming solo project titled "New
Primitive." The CD features Adam's
outstanding mandolin playing, along with
his wife, Tina Steffey, on clawhammer
banjo, Eddie Bond, on old time fiddle
and vocals, Barry Bales on base, Zeb on
guitar and Samantha contributed
bluegrass fiddle on two tunes as well as
a vocal track. Adam put together an
incredible mix of tunes combining old
time music and bluegrass. Release date
is expected for June 2013.
The Snyder Family Band has been
back in the studio putting together an
all original project that is fresh and
exciting. Their creativity brought
together a blend of tunes that
compliments their signature sound
and expresses their enjoyment of
multiple genres. Titled "Building
Bridges," this project is set for
release April 2013. We will be sure
to announce when the CD becomes
available in our store and at our
The Snyder Family Band is proud to be a
part of "Generation Bluegrass." This DVD
was produced, edited and directed by
Corey Smith with the help of Zeb Snyder,
showcasing young musicians in a high
definition video project. The featured
bands are: The Church Sisters, The
Snyder Family Band, The Moore Brothers
Band, and The Smith Family Band, along
with special guests Shane Edwards, Alex
Edwards and Jacob Burleson.
Click Here for a special report on
"Generation Bluegrass" from Owen in
The ballot for second round voting for the IBMA 2012
Awards has just been released. We are excited that we
have made it to the second round in two categories:
Emerging Artist of the Year - Snyder Family Band
Guitar Player of the Year - Zeb Snyder
First Round Ballots were submitted in May of this
year and the top nominations were included for
consideration by professional voting members of the
International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) for
this 2nd Round of voting. These ballots are due to be
submitted no later than August 1st with the top 5 in
each category making up the finalists to be announced
at the 2012 World of Bluegrass Awards Show at the
Ryman Auditorium on September 27, 2012.
Zeb is featured in the March/April 2012 issue of Flatpicking
The article is the "CD Highlight" and covers Zeb's musical
career from the beginning right up to our new CD "Stages."
In addition, Zeb's original instrumental
"Goose Down Pillow" from "Stages"
is included on the companion CD and is transcribed in music
and tab. Thanks to Dan Miller for having Zeb in FGM!
We had a great time in Nashville, TN,
playing on Music City Roots live from
the Loveless Cafe.
If you didn't catch the live stream you
can watch our show
(Jan. 4, 2012) in the archive shows.
Just follow the link below:
Music City Roots
Jan. 4, 2012 Show
|Zeb Lands in Second Round Voting for IBMA Award
We are excited to announce that Zeb has been voted onto the second round ballot for IBMA 2013 Guitar Player of the Year! We
would like to ask IBMA voting members to consider Zeb when you are filling out your ballot. There will be a third round of voting
before winners are announced at the annual awards show at IBMA World of Bluegrass to be held in Raleigh, NC, September 26,
2013. Zeb is honored to be included in the voting.
|Snyder Family Band and Zeb are Final Nominees for
IBMA Momentum Awards
Last year, the International Bluegrass Music Association inaugurated the IBMA Momentum Awards. These awards are meant to
recognize musicians and industry professionals in the early stages of their bluegrass careers. It is not a peoples’ choice, popularity
or member-voted award, but a juried award by notable peers. Essentially, the Momentum Awards recognize the best “up and
IBMA has announced the nominees for the 2013 Momentum Awards. We are excited to find ourselves in two categories:
-Performance, Band - Snyder Family Band
-Performance, Intrumentalist - Zeb Snyder
Winners will be announced at the IBMA World of Bluegrass in September.
|The Snyder Family Band Signs with
Mountain Home Music
We are excited to announce that we have signed with Mountain Home Music, a division of Crossroads Entertainment.
We have been in the studio working with producer, Tim Surrett, to put together our best album yet. We are so
honored to be a part of the family at Crossroads and look forward to sharing our upcoming record in the near future.
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