IBMA's 2012 Emerging Artist of The Year - Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers have an energetic mix of quality Bluegrass and Gospel music, a professional presentation, inventive instrumental work, a good variety of vocal arrangements including a capella quartets and tasteful, down-home humor.
Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers only play the solid old-school bluegrass picking and harmony singing. They continue the tradition by keeping the time-honored traditional bluegrass sounds front and center. They have an energetic mix of quality Bluegrass and gospel music with a professional presentation, inventive instrumental work, vocal arrangements and a good variety of tasteful, down-home humor.
Joe Mullins has enjoyed a very active career in bluegrass music for over 25 years. His recording career includes four albums on Rebel Records with his father, the highly esteemed Paul ‘Moon’ Mullins and former band, the Traditional Grass. Since the turn of the century, Joe has worked on a couple of award-winning projects including the popular IBMA award winning outfit, Longview and in the process, has been honored for his banjo playing.
The professionalism and success of Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers heavily played recordings have kept them in demand with a national Audience. They have been seen by thousands of fans across the country at many national events. They have won the IBMA’s “Emerging Artist of the Year” award in 2012 and have been featured performers of the Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman in Nashville, TN in both 2011 & 2012. There latest album “They’re Playing My Song” on Rebel Records has reached the Billboard’s Bluegrass Top Ten in December 2012 and there song, “Bottom of a Mountain” reached #1 on the Bluegrass Today National Radio Survey. Joe Mullins has earned 5 IBMA Awards and 3 SPBGMA awards over the past two decades.