Named Best Duo - 15th Annual International Acoustic Music Awards - 2019

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BLURB - Sweet Sister Harmony from America's Heartland

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"Haunting harmonies and wickedly creative songs" - Ozark Highlands Radio, February 2017

"Maybe one of the best under-the-radar acts in the roots/string/grass genre' today..." - Americana Rhythm Magazine, March 2017

Touring throughout the year in the Midwest, the Vogts Sisters touch the hearts of audiences everywhere they go. Named Best Duo in the 15th Annual International Acoustic Music Awards, the young musicians have garnered numerous awards in regional and international songwriting competitions and have over thirty original songs that fit seamlessly into their acoustic Americana-Folk act, blending timeless music with sweet sister harmony. 

The Vogts Sisters released their fourth album, Broken Ties, (May 2018) highlighting ten original songs, while exploring the range and dynamics of their maturing harmonies and instrumentation on mandolin, fiddle, and guitar. They are currently working on a new album, set to release summer 2020. Other album titles of original work include Homeward (2016), My Own Dixie (2015), and Old Time Noise (2012).  A few of their musical influences include Alison Krauss, Emmylou Harris, and Gillian Welch.

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"Haunting harmonies and wickedly creative songs..." - Ozark Highlands Radio, February 2017

"Maybe one of the best under-the-radar acts in the roots/string/grass genre' today..." - Americana Rhythm Magazine, March 2017

Touring the Midwest since May 2012, the Vogts Sisters touch the hearts of audiences everywhere they go. The young musicians have gained widespread recognition for their haunting vocals and tight sisterly harmonies, taking their music wherever they can to include stages at festivals, auditoriums, theaters, and more than a few coffee houses.

The Vogts Sisters have garnered numerous awards in regional and international songwriting competitions, including their latest win being named Best Duo for the 15th Annual International Acoustic Music Awards. With over thirty original songs that fit seamlessly into their acoustic Americana-Folk act, the girls blend timeless music with sweet sister harmony. A few of their musical influences include Alison Krauss, Emmylou Harris, and Gillian Welch. 


Broken Ties, their fourth album, released May 2018, highlighting ten original songs, which explore the range and dynamics of the Vogts Sisters maturing harmonies and instrumentation on mandolin, fiddle, and guitar. They are currently working on a new album, set to release in 2020. Other album titles include Homeward (2016), My Own Dixie (2015), and Old Time Noise (2012). 

Maggie plays the fiddle and guitar, while Abigail plays the mandolin and guitar and attends Pittsburg State University. They make their home in Southeast Kansas. Praised for their graceful, authentic, yet vulnerable performances where one hears the real deal, the Vogts Sisters remain humble, possessing a highly developed sense of who they are and what they represent.



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