Crossties plays full time at the Circle B Theater in Branson, Missouri.. They toured the country from 1997-2005 when they decided to get off the bus and put down roots in Branson. Transplanted from Texas in 2005 the band consists of: Jim Glaspy: was born into a fine bluegrass family and has been performing on stage since 1967 before he even started school. Starting in the living room and moving into professional touring in his early twenties, Jim has played concert halls and bluegrass festivals all over the US. Jim has performed with such musical greats as the Dilliards, Mac Wiseman, The Cox Family, Albert Lee, Chubby Wise and Gov. Jimmy Davis. Jim is an accomplished musician acquiring national status on the dobro in 1988, Texas State Flat- Picking Guitar Champion in 2005. Doug Dillard is quoted to say," Jim is a superlative musician and singer. He has a great artistry when he performs." Jim plays a large genre of music from Jazz, Folk, and Bluegrass. Jim plays all the instrumentation for this album, guitar, banjo, dobro, bass, and mandolin. Karina Glaspy: has been singing all her life. She performed with the Hinsons at age twelve, started writing at age thirteen. Karina has been performing bluegrass and gospel music professionally since 1988 when she met and married Jim Glaspy. She has performed at festivals and on stages across the country such as SBGMA, the Bunganut Pig Pub in Franklin, TN. Karina's music is played worldwide. Karina was nominated in 2008 for Female Vocalist of the Year from the SHMA. Some of her critics have described her voice as "haunting, silvery, pure and refreshing". Katey Glaspy: was born to play music! She is nineteen and a full time college student. Katey has been performing with mom and dad since 2002. She is a very accomplished, vocalist, writer and upright bassist. Her vocals have been described as angelic.