SEBA Member Page:
(Back to Member Listing Page)
Ken Scoggins & Miller's Creek
About Ken Scoggins & Miller's Creek
Ken Scoggins & Miller's Creek is a traditional, all acoustic bluegrass band
formed in '99 following a yearly jam session at the city park in Newport,
TN. The band has logged nearly 10,000 miles per month during it's busiest
seasons while receiving a significant amount of both radio and television
programming each year. Current and former members have worked with the
Larry Stephenson, Marty Raybon, and Raymond Fairchild Bands.
Ken Scoggins is a veteran bluegrass musician whose singing style is
reminiscent of first generation bluegrass musicians. Ken has traveled
extensively throughout the U.S.performing for receptive crowds at many of
the nationís larger bluegrass venues. Ken has now assembled a Millerís
Creek group that is the most solid of the bandís tenure. Ken is a BMI
affiliated songwriter and performs and records
with his '54 Martin D-28 and '53 Martin D- 18, guitars. The '54 was
purchased several years ago from John R. Bowman. John played the
instrument while a member of Allison Krauss and Union Station.
Doug Rankin resides in Seneca, SC and joins Ken for a eighth season on
and trio harmonies. Though a multi-instrumentalist, Doug covers the
mandolin duties and writes many of the band's original tunes. Doug is a
BMI affiliated songwriter and co-owner with Ken in Verner Mill Publishing.
Over the years, Doug has acquired quite a collection of instruments; his
primary player is a Rose, made by Darby Boofer.
Furman Whitmire joins the band on 5-string banjo and Scrugg's style lead
guitar. 3-finger guitar. Furman has had the pleasure of performing with
Wiseman and has made appearances on the Nashville Networks "Fire On The
Mountain" series. Furman plays a Gibson "Earl Scruggs" model banjo and
lives in Pickens, SC.
"... mainstream bluegrass at its finest... " Bluegrass Unlimited December
NOTE: If you are the primary contact person for this Member Organization
and want to update your descriptive information, just fill out our Member
Page Update Form. You will need to enter both your Member ID and PIN.
REQUEST MEMBER ID & PIN: If you don't know your Membership ID and/or PIN, AND
this page is YOUR organization's Member Page,
CLICK THIS LINK to request Membership ID and PIN. We will
automatically send that information to the e-mail address on record. (Membership ID and PIN are
required for submitting descriptive information about your band.)