The Arts Directory Of Transylvania County, NC

The Arts Directory Of Transylvania County, NC

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Moon Shine Babies




Americana, Folk, Singer, Songwriter, Rock, Other, Various


Acoustic, Americana, uplifting original music...with guitar, dobro, mandolin, percussion and rich harmony vocals...guest musicians include bass and cello.

Artist Philosophy / Bio

Moon Shine Babies are a band of Music Makers who live, love and play in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina. With conscious-raising and memorable songs, exquisite acoustic instrumentation, heart-stirring vocal harmonies and inspired percussion, The Babies have a relaxed, contemporary sound that could be coming out of the ease of one's own livingroom.
Suzanne Schmitt writes heart-connecting songs, plays acoustic guitar and sings with a natural and sparkling beauty. Jerry Trapp plays exquisite melody on acoustic guitar, dobro, mandolin, etc..., as well as weaving spirited vocals and harmonies. Brother, Jim Trapp, plays complimentary percussion with a sensitive, yet dynamic sense of rhythm and creativity. Occasionally or as the moment should call for, the Babies are accompanied by guest musicians such as bass, cello, saxaphone, flute, squeezebox, harmonica, vocals etc...
Moon shine Babies are musically diverse and find their music appeals to old, young and in between. In addition to playing local music venues, clubs and Festivals, they are equally adapt at House Concerts, Private Parties, Retirement Communities, Weddings, and Outreach Benefits.
Though their music finds it's roots in the Acoustic/Americana/Folk style, their combined 30+ years of musical experience allows them to play songs from many different genres while allowing for their own inspired interpretation.
Known best for their original music, Moon Shine Babies are reaching an ever-growing fanbase and are gratefully enjoying sharing their music with more and more like-minded folks every day.

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