We are happy to announce the addition of two more wonderful bands to the Pickin’ in the Pines 10th Anniversary lineup! The Mars Hillbillies great musicianship, polished harmonies, extensive repertoire, and unique sound make them one of Flagstaff’s favorite bluegrass bands. In addition to fine-tuned gospel and bluegrass harmonies, they also perform original songs, and favorites written by the likes of Robert Earl Keen, Merle Haggard, Greg Brown and Fred Eaglesmith. Viola & the Brakemen bring a sensational mix of original music written by Brian White and inspired by the Southwest. When you hear their music, think of the old southwest, the birth of the cowboy, the trains, the steam, and the thrown stones skipping ponds that ripple free. Visit our lineup page for more details.