The Graves Family are from Northeast Oklahoma andÂ feature a live band, offering a mixture of Bluegrass, Country, and Southern Gospel styles. The Family consists of David and Lynne Graves, their 10 children, and band members Johnny and Jimmy Hardesty.Â Joseph, Beth, Deborah, and Lydia are the main vocalists for the group, but the entire family has a role in the group.Â The group uses a live band featuring David, Lynne, Joseph, Deborah, Gabe, Johnny Hardesty and Jimmy Hardesty. Isaac Graves mixes audio for the group and sings as well.
In 2001, the Graves Family won firstÂ place in the National Quartet Convention Talent Search singing the hymn, â€œHow Great Thou Art,â€ a cappella . Â In 2012, they placed 1st in the Konowa Gospel Singing Talent Contest put on by the Gospel Station network. Their passion is to encourage Christians and draw the lost to Christ through the songs that they write and perform.