CityFarm Bios
Paul Mengel
 Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin and Vocals

 I might have been the only boy who was shipped off to boarding school in 1970 with “Flatt and Scruggs’ Greatest Hits” side-by-side with “Jimi Hendrix’ Greatest Hits” in my 8-track case.  Yes, 8-track....more

Don Parrish
 Banjo and Vocals

The musical route taken by Don Parrish to CityFarm is a varied one.  He began as a self-taught drummer but quickly migrated to the trumpet which he played......more

Marcus Haynes    Email
 Acoustic Upright Bass and Vocals

Also, hails from the “Big D”, now living at Lake Jackson in Prince William Co., VA. and single again.

Immediately prior to helping form CityFarm, played bass, sang and fronted possibly defunct, bluegrass band...more


Ed Corr
 Acoustic Guitar and Vocals

 Born in Danville, VA and lived there playing guitar in high school, mostly bluegrass.  He left for Va Tech, where he majored in architecture.  Attended lots of bluegrass festivals in Carolina, southern Virginia...more

Fred Smoral     Email
 Resophonic Guitar and Vocals

 Another Danvillian in the group (anyone see a theme here ?), I first started listening to and playing bluegrass in the early 70's.  I believe I got the bluegrass bug after hearing "Will the Circle Be Unbroken" by the....more