Press Kit

I recommend the Farnum Family as ambassadors of the rich musical heritage of Missouri. I know the group to be accomplished both instrumentally and vocally, and they are entertaining on a professional level. This group is also flexible and sensitive to the needs of the promoter.”

— D.A. Callaway, Entertainment Director / Silver Dollar City

Bluegrass, Gospel, Irish, and Western Music…

     From the Missouri Ozarks, the Farnum Family performs in the Branson area and around the country. For over 15 years they have taken their energetic blend of musical entertainment and homespun family humor throughout Missouri, the Midwest, and points beyond.

     The Farnum Family performs at festivals, historic theaters, state and county fairs, and other family-oriented venues. Since 2006 they have been a part of Silver Dollar City's annual Bluegrass & BBQ Festival and other events hosted by the park. In addition to their variety show,   they offer all-gospel presentations for churches and ministry-related events.


Entertainment Venues include:

  • Belle Plaine Festival / Belle Plaine, Kansas
  • Bluegrass & BBQ Festivals / Silver Dollar City, Missouri
  • Carl Junction Bluegrass Festival / Carl Junction, Missouri
  • Fall National Crafts & Cowboy Festival / Silver Dollar City, Missouri
  • Freeborn County Fair / Albert Lea, Minnesota
  • Gateway Arch / Saint Louis, Missouri
  • Missouri State Fair / Sedalia, Missouri
  • Ozark Folk Center / Mtn. View, Arkansas
  • Prairie Days / George Washington Carver National Monument / Diamond, Missouri
  • RV Park Circuit / Rio Grande Valley, Texas
  • Southern Gospel Picnic / Silver Dollar City, Missouri
  • Stampede Rodeo / Cody, Wyoming
  • And many others!

“Awards & Credentials" include:

  • 5th Annual CAM Gospel Sing-Off / Branson, Missouri / 2nd Place Winners
  • 19th Annual Folk Music Festival / West Plains, Missouri / Conducted banjo, bass, fiddle, harmonica, mandolin & tin whistle workshops
  • 41st Annual Old-Time Fiddle Championship / Walnut Valley Festival / Winfield, Kansas / Hannah placed 3rd / Won a Gliga Gama Violin
  • 48th Annual Old-Time Fiddle Championship / Walnut Valley Festival / Winfield, Kansas / Hannah placed 4th
  • 49th Annual Old-Time Fiddle Championship / Walnut Valley Festival / Winfield, Kansas / Hannah placed 3rd / Won a Bench Copy "Haddock" Bartolomeo Giuseppe "del Gesù" Guarneri Violin
  • Grand Lake National Fiddle Fest/American Heritage Music Festival / Grove, Oklahoma / Placed in Banjo, Dobro, Fiddle, Guitar, Mandolin, and Band Contests – 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place honors
  • Kruger Academy Scholarships / Wilkesboro, North Carolina / Benjamin & Hannah
  • Missouri Arts Council / Approved Missouri Touring Performers
  • O’Flaherty’s Irish Music Retreat Family Scholarships / Midlothian, Texas
  • And other Missouri contests and regional events

Performance Rates vary dependent upon venue, travel expenses & other considerations.
Upon application, our performances may be largely underwritten by the Missouri Arts Council (see below).

The Farnum Family Band: Spreading God’s Love Through Music

The Intrepid Fiddler

Fiddler Magazine

"The Intrepid Fiddler" by Gus Garelick

Busking in the Digital Age

The Intrepid Fiddler 
Article by Gus Garelick 
Busking in the Digital Age

Fiddler Magazine / Fall Issue 2022 

Fiddlin' Friday at Five with Benjamin and Hannah Farnum is featured on pages 40-41.

Press Photos

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Sample Tracks

On the Right Side / Be Thou My Vision
What a Friend We Have in Jesus

On the Sunny Side of the Street / Roly Poly
You've Got a Friend in Me

Sample Videos

One of our very favorite songs...
You've Got a Friend in Me
performed LIVE at Silver Dollar City

Be Thou My Vision / On the Right Side
Loving My Jesus (w/Nathaniel)
I Know Who Holds Tomorrow


We are Juried Members of the Missouri Arts Council. Therefore, your event or organization may be eligible to subsidize a significant portion of the total cost of our performance & traveling expenses.

"Through Missouri Arts Council’s Express Touring Grant (Community Touring), eligible nonprofit organizations may request 60% of the artist fee ($3,000 maximum). Through Mid-America Art Alliance’s Regional Touring Program, applicants may request 50% of the artist fee ($5,000 maximum)."

"Organizations may not request funding from both MAC and MAAA for the same artist and performance date."

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