The Band

Raven and Red is an award-winning Americana and folk music group based in Nashville, TN. Originally from Georgia and Pennsylvania, Raven and Red is comprised of Brittany Lynn Jones – violin, vocals, and tenor guitar; and brothers Mitchell Lane – lead vocals and guitar; and Cole King – vocals, mandolin, and violin. They strive to reach audiences through their recordings and live performances, highlighted by eloquent vocals and expressive instrumental arrangements. Their innovative songwriting style is influenced by artists across multiple genres, including Celtic, classical, country, rock, and American folk music. Raven and Red’s original songs will be featured on their upcoming album, We Rise Up, which is set to release February 2, 2018 on Line Crossing Records. Together, they have performed concerts at various festivals and venues throughout the U.S., including opening for Grammy Award-nominees Connie Smith and Dailey & Vincent, multi award-winning bluegrass groups Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out and The Claire Lynch Band, and Irish pop/Celtic rock band, Screaming Orphans. The group has joined the lineup for the 2018 Dailey & Vincent LandFest in the Mountains, held at the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds in Hiawassee, GA.

In addition to their current repertoire, Raven and Red has expanded into the Celtic music genre with recordings and live performances, headlining several top festivals around the U.S. including the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, Stone Mountain Highland Games, Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival, Blairsville Scottish Festival & Highland Games, East Tennessee Celtic Festival, and Taste of Scotland Festival in Franklin, NC.

Mitchell Lane

Mitchell Lane is an American tenor, songwriter, entertainer, producer and recording artist from Atlanta, GA. A recent graduate at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts with a Bachelor of Music Degree in Vocal Performance, Mitchell is trained in opera and classical music performance. His other musical passions include playing guitar, piano, and singing country, Celtic, and folk/Americana music. He has studied voice with Dr. Gregory Broughton, Associate Professor of Music at the University of Georgia, Maestro Fletcher Wolfe: Founding Director of the Atlanta Boy Choir, and renowned tenor Glenn Siebert at UNCSA. As a highly sought after soloist, ensemble and choral singer, Mitchell spent four years performing with the A.J. Fletcher Opera Institute and the Piedmont Chamber Singers in Winston-Salem, NC. He has appeared in such productions as Donizetti’s “Maria Stuarda,” Puccini’s “Turandot,” Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Requiem, and Otto Nicolai’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor.” His solo repertoire includes works in the Italian, French, German, British and Irish traditions, with personal favorites composed by Franz Schubert, Henri Duparc, Hugo Wolf, Richard Strauss, Ruggero Leoncavallo, and Robert Schumann. In 2012, he performed with the Grammy Award-winning Atlanta Boy Choir in their international concert tour of St. Petersburg, Russia, where he sang in the Great Hall of the Philharmonic, the Royal Imperial Academic Capella, the Winter Palace, and the Peterhof Hermitage Museum. In his spare time, Mitchell enjoys film and television, playing piano and guitar, traveling, listening to music, composing, relaxing in the mountains with his family, and attending live concerts.

Brittany Jones

American violinist/fiddler, organist, singer-songwriter, arranger, producer and recording artist, Brittany Jones, is from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. She holds a Master of Music Degree in Organ Performance from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, located in Winston-Salem, NC, where she studied with Dr. Erica Johnson and Dr. Timothy Olsen. In December of 2013, Brittany became the fifteenth graduate to receive a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Bluegrass, Old Time, Country, and Celtic Music Studies, with a minor in Appalachian Studies at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, TN, where she graduated cum laude. She has studied Bluegrass fiddling with Hunter Berry and Colleen Trenwith, Old Time and Québécois fiddling with Trae McMaken, Celtic fiddling with Jane MacMorran, mandolin with Adam Steffey, and banjo with Frank Wing. Brittany holds a second Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music with concentrations in Violin Performance, Organ Performance, and Sacred Music from Lebanon Valley College in Annville, PA, where she studied with Dr. Shelly Moorman-Stahlman. She also studied Injury Prevention Keyboard Technique at Salem College in Winston-Salem, NC, under the direction of world-renowned pianist, Barbara Lister-Sink. From 2001 to 2008, Brittany served as the organist for Salem Lutheran Evangelical Church in Oberlin, PA. Brittany has performed in the orchestra pit for many musicals and operas, and has taught private music lessons and workshops. She has also performed on the stage for countless orchestra concerts, chamber music groups, choirs, recitals, church events, and bands. Brittany enjoys spending her time traveling, hiking, reading, songwriting, and learning new instruments.

Cole King

Cole King is an 11th grade student at Woodward Academy in College Park, GA. He is a talented singer and multi-instrumentalist, specializing in violin, piano, mandolin, guitar, and ukulele. He sings with the Grammy Award-winning Atlanta Boy Choir and is often featured as a soloist. In addition to their 2016 tour in British Columbia, Canada, he has performed with the choir across the U.S., including concerts in Los Angeles, California, and Honolulu, Hawaii, and many countries around the world, including Warsaw and Kraków in Poland, St. Petersburg, Russia, Prague and Terezín in the Czech Republic, and Nova Scotia, Canada. In St. Petersburg, Russia, he was the featured soloist at the Great Hall of the Philharmonic, The Royal Imperial Academic Capella, The Winter Palace, and Peterhof Hermitage Museum. Cole is also a violinist in String Machine, the most prestigious orchestra ensemble at Woodward Academy. He performed most recently with the 2017 String Crossings Camp at Belmont University in Nashville, TN, where he studied with violinist Elisabeth Small, and fiddlers Tammy Rogers King and Buddy Spicher. He has received the Music Award, Physical Education Award, and the Good Citizenship Award. He also serves regularly as a distinguished Page at the State Capitol in Atlanta.