Kody Norris grew up in this area which is known for its abundance of musicians. He began honing his talent at the age of 9, playing in local churches, and soon developed a love for bluegrass. At 17, Kody was offered the opportunity of a lifetime, a fill-in tenure as lead singer and guitarist with Dr. Ralph Stanley and The Clinch Mountain Boys. This was his starting point into the world of professional bluegrass bandleader. His band, now billed as the Kody Norris Show travels approximately 46 weeks per year and appears at music events across the nation, The Kody Norris Show gives a bluegrass fan one of the most solid, entertaining and animated performances they will ever experience. The performances of The Kody Norris Show are reminiscent of traditional bluegrass artists, yet Kody brings his own special, distinct flair to the music. Kody is backed up by one of the highest energy bands in bluegrass today, featuring Mary Rachel Nalley on fiddle, Josiah Tyree on banjo, and Tyler Wiseman on bass.