Past and Recent Performances

Windgap Bluegrass Festival

Windgap, PA

Women in Bluegrass

Bright Box Theater

Old Town Winchester, VA

The Winchester Cathedral, Baltimore, MD

Festival of the Bluegrass

Lexington, KY​

 The City Winery, Nashville, TN

Ronnie Reno Television Show
Songs of the Mountain Television Show
Nashville, TN
Grand OLE Opry, Nashville, TN
Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN
Bell Witch, the movie, Performance Premiere
Nashville, TN
European Tours throughout UK, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Holland, and more
ROMP, Owensboro, TN
Wintergrass, Seattle, WA
Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival, Gettysburg, PA
Smoked Country Jam, Crosspoint,  PA
Madison Square Park, New York, NY
International Bluegrass Music Conference
Americana Music Conference, Nashville, TN
International Bluegrass Fan Fest
Nashville, TN
Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival, DE
Brandywine Friends of Old-time Music
Greeneville, DE
24th Annual Midsummer in the Northwoods Bluegrass, Manitowish, Waters WI
3RD and LINDSLEY , Nashville, TN    
Ernest Tubb Record Shop, Nashville, TN
Moon Pie Festival, Bell Buckle, TN
International Folk Festival, Bell Buckle, TN
Wind Gap Bluegrass Festival, Wind Gap, PA
Dollywood, Pigeon Forge, TN
The Rutledge, Nashville, TN
McReynolds Benefit,  Troubadour Theater
Nashville, TN
The Station Inn, Nashville, TN
Heritage Day On The Mountain at Hard Times USA , Rocky Island, TN
South Jackson Civic Center, Tullahoma TN
Cedar Valley Settlers Celebration & Music Festival  North Olmstea, OH
Mohican Bluegrass Festival Glenmont OH
1st Annual St. Georges Bluegrass Festival
 St. George, DE
OATS Music  Festival Benton, PA
Smoked Country Jam , Cross Fork PA
Park Theater - Silver Dollar City
Branson, MO
Franklin County Bluegrass Festival
Franklin, KY
Waldo Bluegrass Festival, Waldo, FL
In the Pines Festival, Palm Dale, FL
Lion's Club Seafood Festival, St. Augustine, FL
Spirit of the Suwannee, Live Oak, FL
Macon Arts Theater, Macon, GA
Chevy Music Festival, Dahlonega, GA
Bell Buckle Banquet Hall, Bell Buckle, TN
Wind Gap Bluegrass Festival, Wind Gap, PA Rockholm Gardens, Rockholm,  IN
Indiana State Prison, IN

Bluegrass In the Schools
Arts Week for Oldfields
Oldfields School
Motlow Junior College Class
"Performance Arts and
Business Strategies
The Bell Buckle Cafe
Val's Trio with Roger Huffman and Kraig Smith
 The Bell Buckle Cafe Val's Trio with Roger Huffman and Kraig Smith
South Jackson Arts Center
Roots to Bluegrass in the Schools!
Windgap Bluegrass Festival

Blueberry Bluegrass & Country Music  Music Society Festival
Blue Plate Special
Luttrell Bluegrass Festival
Wide Open Bluegrass Street Festival
Freshman Farmland Markets
Brandywine Friends Music Concert
Frying Pan Farm Park
Several "Arts Theaters" and "Educational Programs" in US, UK , Austria and Germany.

Recording at Patuxent Music, Rockville, MD
Sore Fingers Bluegrass Week
Vocal Workshops
Bath, England, UK

Victory Villa Community Center
House Concert
​Becky & Bob Knorr
Berwick, PA
​570 594-4966

DC Bluegrass Festival
Dalton WoodSongs Coffee House

"Bear on the Square", Dahlonega, GA

Charm City Bluegrass Festival

For Booking:  Lisa Scimeca

BuckleDown Productions

(615) 497-8558


June 17th, 2017 (Saturday)

RC Cola Moonpie Festival (Appearing with Ray Cardwell)

Bell Buckle, TN 

Bell Buckle Chamber of Commerce

August 11th (Friday)

Podunk Bluegrass Music Festival

Hebron Lions Fairgrounds
Route 85
347 Gilead Street
Hebron, Connecticut 06248

August 18th, 2017 (Friday)

(With the Gold Heart Sisters)

Bright Box

Winchester, VA

September 16th, 2017 (Saturday)

Shenandoah Valley Apple Harvest Festival

Frederick Country Fairgrounds

Winchester, VA

September 26-28th, 2017

IBMA Conference

Raliegh, NC

October 6, 2017

Drum & Strum Music Listening Room

​102 Main St
Warrenton, Virginia 20186
(540) 347-7484

October 7, 2017 (Saturday)

Common Ground On The Hill

Carroll County Arts Council Theater

91 West Main Street

Westminister, MD 21157

December 10, 2017

Station Inn

Nasvhille, TN

May 26th, 2018 (Friday-Saturday)
Windgap Bluegrass Festival
Windgap, PA

June 7, 2018

Circa Blue Fest

Berkeley County Fair Grounds

2419 Golf Course Rd.

Martinsburg, WV 25405


June 15-18, 2018

​Father's Day Festival

Grass Valley, CA

Contact us for more information:
 PO Box 142
 Bell Buckle, TN 37020

(931) 639-3004

For bookings:

Lisa Scimeca
Nancy  Cardwell

Valerie Smith
BuckleDown Entertainment

(615) 260-4807

(931) 689-3004

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What people are saying....

By Geoff Ruppert:

Barb and I, along with good friend Rod Stabler, were very fortunate last night to get over to Lucketts Va. for Bluegrass at the Old Schoolhouse. We went to see Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike, and what a fantastic show it was! If you want an authentic acoustic music experience, seek out Liberty Pike. Every one of the band members is a master at their craft. Valerie's voice was powerful and soulful. Bass player Tom Gray just improves with age, in fact he defies age with his enthusiasm. Banjo guy Joe Zauner rocked his breaks and then faded to backup perfectly as only great banjo players do. Lisa Kay Howard played sweet mandolin breaks and fiddle player Wally Hughes tied it all together and really set the mood for a spooky Halloween duet with his fiddle while Valerie sang. Get out and see this group if they come anywhere near you and get down to Lucketts on Saturday nights for bluegrass, the level of artistry is really stunning and the people are so friendly!

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