The Time Jumpers

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The Time Jumpers performing in Golden Gate Park in 2012

The Time Jumpers are a Western swing ensemble formed in 1998 in Nashville, Tennessee.

The Time Jumpers began as a garage practice session; the group started playing occasional gigs in the Nashville area until they were offered a regular slot playing at the Station Inn.[1][2] In 2007, the group recorded a live album entitled Jumpin' Time. They were nominated for two Grammy awards, Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals for the song "Sweet Memories" and Best Country Instrumental Performance for "Fidoodlin'". In 2012, the group recorded the album entitled The Time Jumpers. They have been nominated for three Grammy awards: Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group, Best Americana Album and Best Country Album, winning a Grammy for Best American Roots Song.


The Time Jumpers performing at the Station Inn in 2011

The group's lineup has changed frequently. Some of the musicians involved have included:



Title Details Peak chart
US Country

Jumpin' Time
  • Release date: 2007
  • Label: Crosswind
The Time Jumpers 38 10
Kid Sister[6]
  • Release date: September 9, 2016
  • Label: Rounder Records
25 6
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Director
2012 "On the Outskirts of Town"[8] Marcel
2016 "I Miss You"[9] Adam Jones


Awards and nominations[edit]

Grammy Awards[edit]

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2013 "On The Outskirts of Town" Best Country Duo/Group Performance Nominated
The Time Jumpers Best Country Album Nominated
2017 "Kid Sister" Best American Roots Song Won
Kid Sister Best Americana Album Nominated


  1. ^ "The Time Jumpers at Station Inn". Nashville Scene,20 November 2008.
  2. ^ The Time Jumpers at
  3. ^ "The Time Jumpers Album & Song Chart History: Country Albums". Billboard. Retrieved September 20, 2012.
  4. ^ "The Time Jumpers Album & Song Chart History: Heatseekers Albums". Billboard. Retrieved September 20, 2012.
  5. ^ "Upcoming Releases". Hits Daily Double. HITS Digital Ventures. Archived from the original on August 2, 2016.
  6. ^ Nicholson, Jessica (July 12, 2016). "The Time Jumpers Remember Dawn Sears With 'Kid Sister'". MusicRow. Retrieved July 27, 2016.
  7. ^ Bjorke, Matt (September 27, 2016). "Country Album Sales Chart: September 22, 2016". Roughstock.
  8. ^ Wyland, Sarah (October 10, 2012). "Chyler Leigh Stars In The Time Jumper's New Video". Great American Country. Retrieved October 23, 2012.
  9. ^ "CMT : Videos : The Time Jumpers : I Miss You". Country Music Television. Retrieved August 27, 2016.
  10. ^ Drozdowski, Ted (September 27, 2010). "Vince Gill Makes Time with the Time Jumpers". Roughstock. Retrieved February 13, 2016.

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