Sons of the South is a Traditional Bluegrass Band located in the Western and Central Piedmont of North Carolina. The band has been in existence for over 50 years. Over the years, the band members have changed but the traditional Bluegrass songs, tight harmony and professional instrument work have been a mainstay for the band. The band has been described as being a “polished” and “professional” band with a “natural stage presence”. SOS has opened for numerous groups including Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver. They continue to be crowd favorites wherever they play, delivering their own hard driving and heartfelt style of bluegrass music, performing traditional as well as original material.
Current band members include Michael Souther (banjo), Gary Isenhour (guitar), Connor Lambert (mandolin), Franklin Rash (bass) and Rick Lowe (fiddle).