NEWS AND REVIEWS - 2012-2014


2014 Walnut Valley Festival - New Song Showcase First Place Winner - Wayward Heart

The Walnut Valley Festival salutes the top 20 songs submitted (2 from each of 10 categories). The selected NewSongs are honored in one of two showcases at the September Festival. Winners receive medals and are performed by the songwriters.


2014 Finalist ~ Great American Song Contest

Guitar Man made it as a Finalist in the Folk Category - 16th Annual Great American Song Contest. GASC Judges reviewed songs by nearly 1700 songwriters around the world. See the full list HERE. 

2014 Indie International Songwriting Competition - First Place Winner 

Maggie Vogts, Folk Division Winner for Ballad of a Love Miscast. The Indie International Songwriting Contest is an annual song competition that gives recognition to some of the best emerging songwriters in the world. See more HERE. 




Sister Act Shines - Southeast Kansas Living Magazine - 12/1/13


With their timeless music and effortless melodies, the Vogts Sisters are capturing SEK's attention. Read the article HERE. 



  • Seasons of Humility CD Review - 1/4/13 - Creative album cover, great "old-timey" song selections, and lovely voices. Maggie and Abbey are both very talented - certainly musical artists to watch if you're a bluegrass fan! I love the sweetness and heart of the whole album. Current song favorites: "One More Dollar," "Lila Jean," "Acony Bell," and "Tear My Stillhouse Down." - Review by Amber Stokes
  • Girls' Interview at Seasons of Humility Blog - 12/4/12 - Amber Stokes works in marketing for a Christian publisher. On the side, she writes inspirational fiction depicting the seasons of life and love--and is a fan of bluegrass music. Read her interview with the girls HERE. 
  • Vogts Sisters to be in Big Gospel Show - Fort Scott Tribune - 11/29/12 - Jimmy Fortune and T. Graham Brown along with the Vogts Sisters, who have performed many times in Fort Scott, will join together for "A Family Christmas Celebration with Jimmy Fortune, T. Graham Brown & The Vogts Sisters" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at Parsons Municipal Auditorium, 112 S 17th, Parsons. Read more HERE. 
  • The Vogts Sisters Launch CD - Pittsburg Morning Sun - 11/1/12 - At a time when many young performers are rocking out, the Vogts Sisters of Erie are making sweet music together. “We call it folk, but we’re not sure what it is, borderline bluegrass, maybe,” said Maggie Vogts, a Pittsburg State University senior. See the article HERE.
  • Bluegrass Sisters to Bring Act to Town - Parsons Sun - 9/28/12 - Neither Maggie Vogts nor her sister Abigail Vogts, both of Erie, imagined a year ago that doing what they enjoy the most--making must together--would soon land them on a stage performing before large audiences. Read the rest of the article HERE. 
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