This road that I travel ain't straight and narrow but made me who I am.”

Carrie Hinkley (song title Backroads)

Virginia Hollow Bio (Short Bio)

Virginia Hollow is a band and a sound born from the hills, valleys and mountains of Appalachia. Their performances and music take you on a journey fraught with raw emotions and stories of love, trust, betrayal, and longing. When all is said and done, the haunting melodies of Carrie Hinkley's soulful voice are hard to shake off and instead keep returning and playing in one's mind, like an untamed mantra of beauty and tragedy. This is a band whose time has come to be reckoned with. 

Carrie Hinkley: Vocals & Acoustic Guitar 

Alan Graf: Acoustic & Electric Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin 

Sue Winchester: Upright Bass & Harmony Vocals  

Americana, Folk Rock, Country

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Virginia Hollow Bio (Long Bio)

Singer/songwriter, Carrie Hinkley, has performed in Floyd Country Store Tribute shows featuring the music of Gordon Lightfoot, Carole King, and Paul Simon. Her band, Virginia Hollow was the featured spotlight artist on Billy Goat's Hoedown on WUVT Radio in March of 2017.  Music from Hinkley's self-titled debut album is currently played on WVTF Radio's Studio B. Carrie and Virginia Hollow have gained a sizeable following by pleasing audiences at a wide variety of local venues and festivals, including Steppin' Out and Floyd Yoga Jam.  Additionally, Virginia Hollow received an invitation to compete in the 2018 Merlefest rising artists band competition. 

Categorizing Virginia Hollow's music into a specific genre would not give credit to the variety of music styles that have influenced Hinkley's songwriting and sound. Virginia Hollow is a unique and pleasing blend of Country, Folk, Bluegrass, Rock, Indie, Americana.  

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Photo credit: Deborah Warren

Photo credit: Deborah Warren

Photo credit: Brian Muncy

Photo credit: Brian Muncy

Photo Credit: John Winchester

Photo Credit: John Winchester


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