Please enjoy a sample of the music from the groups heard at the 2016 Sing Me High Music Festival. For more information about individuals bands, visit the 2016 Line-Up page and click the band's image or link to visit their website.

John discusses and performs the song God Can Break All the Chains of Yesterday off of his album What A Time.

Spencer Hatcher wanted to learn and play this piece. This meant that the whole group had to learn and play the piece, and they did it in 3 weeks. Performed live on 6/12/16, outdoors "Under the Oaks" at Trissels Mennonite Church.

The Highlander String Band - Gene Bowlen, Banjo; Jim Gaskins, Fiddle; Phyllis Gaskins, Galax Dulcimer; Brent Holl, guitar.
John discusses and performs the song Seeing Is Believing off of his album John Schmid Gospel Common Ground.

The Plains District Museum in Timberville Va had a tribute to local musicians who carry on the tradition of Old Time music. The Hatcher Boys were introduced by the legendary Old Time Music Hall of Fame member Vallie Mae Stroop. Also performing with them on harmonica is Ken Mahitka.

Highlander String Band playing an Irish Medley at a 2011 Mockingbird Open Mic Night.