The Lang Sisters are based in the Raleigh, NC area. The award-winning duet has immersed themselves in Appalachian, bluegrass and folk music. The young sisters released their first CD, Coming Home in 2016 and have performed throughout the southeast, sharing the stage with seasoned professionals who continue to inspire and mentor them.
Jessica, age 15 is a talent singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist whose passion for music excellence is undeniable. She has won multiple guitar, vocal and ensemble performance awards at competitions throughout NC and Virginia. She also plays mandolin and is a member of the elite IBMA Kids on Bluegrass program, performing at various IBMA stages throughout the annual festival in Raleigh. Jessie also sings and plays lead guitar for the Carolina PineCones, plays jazz guitar with her high school band, and also plays contemporary Christian music.
Chloe, age 19 is a strong rhythm player and vocalist for the duet. Fascinated by the history of traditional music with a special interest in arts education, she served as a summer camp counselor and teacher at JAM summer music camps and Pinecone music camps. She is currently attending Meredith College. Chloe also plays piano, percussion, and is a member of Meredith’s Chorale, the College's premiere vocal performing ensemble.
Joining the sisters for this performance isSam Stage, 14, an accomplished fiddler and vocalist from Raleigh who also performs with the Carolina PineCones. He is a charter member of the PineCone Youth Council and enjoys collaborating with other musicians from around the Triangle.
This young trio met through their involvement with PineCone (Piedmont Council of Traditional Music) and Youth Council activities and summer music camps. They will be headlining a Pinecone Music of the Carolina concert on June 11 at the NC Museum of History, and will also be featured on the PBS televised series Song of the Mountains, to be filmed in Marion, Va on July 8.