HillBilly Fever is a hard-driving traditional Bluegrass band made up of seasoned musicians with varied backgrounds.
Banjo man Mark Krider has deep bluegrass roots from the mountains of North Carolina where he grew up listening to and playing bluegrass music. “You might say its in the water there”. Working hard to keep the traditional sound going, Mark formed HillBilly Fever. The band has performed from the east to the west coast.
Randy Pasley, dobro player, also comes from the North Carolina mountains. Randy is a very accomplished musician, winning numerous contests including for the dobro at The Galax Old Time Fiddlers Convention. Randy is also a builder fine of instruments. After a long stay in Alaska, Randy and his wife make their home in Ogden, Utah.
Steve Harper, guitarist for the band, started performing at bluegrass festivals in 1977. He has toured and performed with some of the best in the business. Steve also sings lead and has one of the most sought after flatpicking styles in bluegrass music. He makes his home in Heflin, La.
Scott Norris, The Bass Man as we call him. is from Anchorage, Alaska. He just fell into playing bluegrass as if he was from the hills of North Carolina. Scott sings lead and tenor and also plays guitar. Scott and his family now live in Ogden, Utah.
Cameron Owens on mandolin comes from the heart of the Blueridge Mountains, but calls Austin Texas home now. Cameron graduated from the Bluegrass program at East Tennessee State University. He formerly played with The Cleverlys. Cameron also sings tenor and lead for Hillbilly Fever.