Lisa Manning Deakins is a fiddler originally from Burlington, North Carolina. While living in Nashville for 6 years, she worked professionally as a fiddle player and background vocalist for country music artists Pam Tillis and Grand Ole Opry legend Whisperin’ Bill Anderson. She has also performed with Charlie Daniels, Bobby Osborne, Chris Young, Little Jimmy Dickens, Marty Raybon, Jamey Johnson, Jan Howard, and The Daughters of Bluegrass.
Lisa’s fiddle recordings include “Double Fiddle Time,” released in 2004, “Gravel Road,” released in 2007, and “Where We Belong,” released in 2011. She can also be heard on the Daughters of Bluegrass CD titled “Bluegrass Bouquet,” for which she received an International Bluegrass Music Association Award for “Recorded Event of the Year.”
Lisa performs regularly with her husband in the acoustic music trio called “Gravel Road.” Visit Gravel Road's website for music samples, concert dates, and videos: http://gravelroadacoustictrio.weebly.com She also performs with The Cotton Ginnys, an all-ladies bluegrass band.
Lisa's debut bluegrass CD features great songwriting, producing, and all-star musicians including Aubrey Haynie, Andy Leftwich, David Spicher, Blake Shelton, Cia Cherryholmes, Marty Raybon, and Molly Skaggs.
For more information, visit: www.lisadeakins.com