The Boxcars

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The Boxcars
GenresBluegrass music
LabelsMountain Home Records
Websitewww.theboxcars.com
MembersAdam Steffey
Ron Stewart
Keith Garrett
Harold Nixon
Gary Hultman
Past membersJohn R. Bowman

The Boxcars is an American Bluegrass band. In addition to being Grammy-nominated, the band has received numerous International Bluegrass Music Awards both as a group and individually.[1]

History[edit]

The Boxcars were founded by Adam Steffey, Ron Stewart, Keith Garrett, John Bowman, and Harold Nixon. They released their debut self-titled album in 2010 and were nominated for numerous International Bluegrass Music Awards the year after.[2] In 2014, Bowman left the group to focus on his career of preaching and singing in churches, releasing a solo album in June of that year.[3] Bowman was replaced by Gary Hultman in June 2014.[4]

Discography[edit]

Title Album details Peak positions
US Bluegrass
[5]
The Boxcars
All In
  • Release date: March 27, 2012
  • Label: Mountain Home Records
12
It's Just a Road
  • Release date: April 30, 2013
  • Label: Mountain Home Records
Familiar with the Ground
  • Release date: March 18, 2016
  • Label: Mountain Home Records
4
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Association Category Result
2015 International Bluegrass Music Awards Instrumental Performers of the Year - Mandolin - (Adam Steffey) Nominated
Instrumental Performers of the Year - Banjo - (Ron Stewart) Nominated
2014 Grammy Awards[6] Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album Nominated
2014 International Bluegrass Music Awards[7] Instrumental Group of the Year Nominated
Song of the Year Nominated
Album of the Year Nominated
Gospel Record Performance of the Year Nominated
Instrumental Recorded Performance of the Year Nominated
Instrumental Performers of the Year - Banjo - (Ron Stewart) Nominated
Instrumental Performers of the Year - Mandolin - (Adam Steffey) Won
Instrumental Performers of the Year - Fiddle - (Ron Stewart) Nominated
2013 International Bluegrass Music Awards[8] Instrumental Group of the Year Won
Instrumental Performers of the Year - Mandolin - (Adam Steffey) Won
2011 Create The Curve[9] Artistic Excellence Won
2011 International Bluegrass Music Awards[10] Instrumental Group of the Year Won
Emerging Artist of the Year Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ Haberichter, Steve (4 October 2012). "Award Winning bluegrass group THE BOXCARS in concert at Down Home Guitars". Frankfort Patch. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Boxcars Roll to Top Bluegrass Nominations". CMT News. 17 August 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
  3. ^ Lawless, John (1 June 2014). "John Bowman exits The Boxcars". Bluegrass Today. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
  4. ^ "The Boxcars Welcome New Member Gary Hultman to Group". Cybergrass. 17 June 2014. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
  5. ^ "The Boxcars Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
  6. ^ Thompson, Richard (7 December 2013). "2013 Bluegrass Grammy follow-up". Bluegrass Today. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
  7. ^ "Winners of the 2014 International Bluegrass Music Awards". Saving Country Music. 2 October 2014. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
  8. ^ "The Gibson Brothers win top Bluegrass Award again". The Telegraph. 27 September 2013. Retrieved 19 October 2015.
  9. ^ "Create the Curve Award". The Boxcars official website. Retrieved 19 October 2015.
  10. ^ Conaway, Alanna (30 September 2011). "2011 International Bluegrass Music Awards Winners Revealed". Taste of Country. Retrieved 19 October 2015.

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