The Myst girls are taking the month of June off from the music circuit. Lots of family events are taking place,
vacations, etc. and the girls will be back in full swing in July. Laura is making plans to return to college, Bitsy
is gearing up for Noel's wedding in June, Beth is going to the beach with her family and to see Shania Twain in concert (a
belated birthday present)!! The Myst girls work full time, juggle housework, families, grand-children etc!
It's a chore!
Billy Berger (Mandolin Player) moved to Brevard on June 10th. Billy works at Bracken Mtn Bakery!
Cindy Sealy and Matt Smith will release their new cd in fall of 2004!
Happy Birthday to Mark Curtis- July 4th!
Happy Birthday to Jerry Ihme-July 12th
Bitsy will be arriving in Brevard on July 7th. Three play-dates are on the menu!!! The Myst Girls are making a
sweep of Transylvania County- July 8-10th!
Dugan's Pub- Brevard/ Open Mike Night (Beth & Bitsy sang a few songs with Mark Queen-Bluegrass Guitar Picker)
Quotations Coffee Shop - 8th featuring Paul Elwood on Banjo/Congas
El Ranchero Restaurant- 9th featuring Cindy Sealy & Matt Smith on guitars
WSQL Radio Show-10th featuring Paul Elwood, Cindy Sealy & Matt Smith
The BMM girls did Karaoke with Michael at Casey Jones Restaurant on July 10th also
ROAD TRIP- July 23-24 featuring Paul Elwood, Cindy Sealy & Matt Smith and Billy Berger
Music on the Square in Jonesborough TN on Friday
Bolar Mtn State Park on Saturday
July 25th - Back Home! We all survived the TN, VA, road trip. What a wonderful 2 days. Bitsy got spider
bit, Laura wore her head gear, and Beth borrowed some Vicks Vapor Rub! Comfort Inn and Cracker Barrel will never
be the same. The crowds were large and the "Cindy Sealy" band was just awesome. Crystal, Ted, Larry,
Noel, John, Steve, Jerry & Austin helped with the load-in/load-outs. Sarah took pictures. What can
we say? Thanks a million to everyone. Love, (Bitsy, Laura & Beth)
Bitsy attended the "Saffire-Uppity Blues Women" and "Nickel Creek" Concerts at the Lyme Kiln in Lexington, VA.
Laura is going back to college...On Line!!!
Laura is going to be a grandmother! Congratulations
to Erin & Michael.
August 6 - Happy Birthday to Sarah Carlson - Photographer for BMM
August 14- Girls Only! Road Trip to West Virginia to sing for the Dixon
"Take Me Home Country Roads!" The
The Myst Girls
spent the night in a 1862 "Dixon" farm
house in Arthurdale,
WV. Great Trip!
Many thanks to Wilma,
Tom, Rich, Aleisa, Nancy & Lonnie
for making our 10 1/2
hour drive worth every minute!
Those Dixon's really
know how to have a family reunion!
Thanks for the
Dixon Chix t-shirts!
August 16- BABY BOY IS HERE! Zachery Talyn Wiseman, 8lbs. 2oz.
21 1/2", black hair!
Congratulations Crystal (fan club
president) and Ted (band crew)
and big brother Austin!
August 19- Old Thyme Revue 8pm- "Falls Theatre" in Brevard
August 20- Webmaster Shane reports to UNC-Chapel Hill!
August 21- Mom leaves Shane at Chapel Hill (boo hoo)
August 22- Sarah (Billy's girlfriend moves into Brevard College)
August 27- Laura & Bitsy travel to MD to see HH Friend Gina Norton
who is leaving for Iraq.
Our prayers are with you Gina!
August 29- Billy Berger's Birthday (Mandolin Player) Yee hah!
September 1-Bitsy rolls into Transylvania County for a 3 day performance!
1-Jordan Street Cafe 8pm w/Cindy
Sealy Band/Mark Curtis
2-Kitchen Jam at Ihme Resort-
Laura & Bitsy write a brand
before Beth gets home from work-
3-Essence of Thyme 8pm
w/Cindy Sealy Band
4-El Ranchero 6:30pm w/Cindy
5-Bitsy back to Clifton Forge!
21-Birthday- Paul Elwood (back-up
30-Bitsy rolls into Transylvania
OCTOBER 1-BMM Girls start CD #2........at Proklaim Studio
3-Benefit for Sharing House
at Brevard Music Ctr 2pm
Shoot with John Allen
Weekend! Girls record 7 brand new
for their #2 CD!
5-Rehearsal for upcoming
shows at Rob's house in
8-NC people "Head to Clifton
9-12:30-1:30pm Douthat State
Show-Clifton Forge Center for the
15-9am Photo Shoot with John Allen
for 2nd CD!
15-6:30pm-El Ranchero Restaurant in Brevard,
16- Bitsy back to Virginia!
is going to be grandma again! Twice!
to: Jasper & Kristin/ Noel & Larry!
17-Birthday Girl! Kristin Ihme
18-22 Laura and Erin spend the week in
Clifton Forge, VA
Wrote a new song! "Sunday Paper"
6-Happy 22nd Wedding
Anniversary Beth & Jerry Ihme
12-Laura and Beth write two
17-Happy Birthday Noel Pennybacker
24-David Ashworth (Laura's Son)
will have open heart surgery. Please keep David in your prayers!
25-HAPPY THANKSGIVING DAY TO EVERYONE!
26- Bitsy to NC from Virginia
27- David home from the hospital -Surgery
27-Special Thanksgiving Show at
El Ranchero Restaurant
Brevard, NC with Cindy, Matt & Billy on Back-up
Guest- Mike Ashworth on Bass Guitar from the
Tomas Band and Steve Trismen from Jupiter
28- Bitsy Travels back to Clifton
29- Bitsy starts new job!
6- Laura starts
college on line with Liberty University!
9- Back-Up Guitarist
Cindy Sealy turns the big 5-0!
25- MERRY CHRISTMAS!
27- Jerimiah Davis is
3 years old! (Bitsy's grandson)
1-HAPPY NEW YEAR
8-Our deepest sympathy
is extended to Bitsy and her
family. Her great-aunt passed away in Clifton Forge,
20-Happy 22nd Birthday to
22- Laura and Beth sing at
Memorial Service for George
Morris (former co-worker)
24-Happy 44th Birthday
to Beth Ihme (the middle child of
Blue Mountain Myst)
27-Bitsy and Gwen Brown
(a BMM Groupie) travel from
Clifton Forge to the Ihme Resort
28-6:00pm- El Ranchero
Restaurant, Brevard, NC
Muscicians: Steve Trismen, Fiddle-Player of
Jupiter Coyote from Rosman, NC, Jody Wood from
Marshall, NC on rhythm guitar and banjo, Jeff Foster,
bass guitarist with STR8 Edge, from Hendersonville, NC
28-Pajama Party at the
30- Gospel Music at Cedar
Mtn Baptist Church, Brevard
FEBRURARY 10- Teresa Cox- Our new fan club president!
13- Baby Shower
for Erin Ashworth!
MARCH 5- Matt Smith Birthday (Guitar Player from Boogiedok)
11- El Ranchero
Restaurant, Brevard, NC
21- Michael Ashworth
Birthday (Laura's Son)
12- Working on CD at
22- BABY IS HERE!
Laura is a grandmother!
24- Happy Birthday
Bitsy Davis!!! (Lead Singer-BMM)
Jeremy! Congrats to Erin & Michael
APRIL 1,2,3, 15, 16, 17 Bitsy Plays Patsy Cline in the musical
"Always...Patsy Cline" at the Stonewall Theatre
3- Jasper Davis
Birthday!! (Bitsy's Son)
4- Matt Cagle's
Birthday!!! #22 (for all you single girls
9- Our deepest
Sympathy goes out to Bitsy, Joani, John, and Ted, and all other family members. Bitsy's mom Violet passed away
today. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Services will be Tuesday, April 12, 1pm at Nicely Funeral Chapel
in Clifton Forge, VA.
APRIL 18-4PM STUDIO WORK! Steve Trismen,
Beth, Laura &
MAY 2-4pm STUDIO WORK! Laura &
IS HERE: Congratulations to Noel & Larry Pennybacker Baby Izaiah Dain 5 lbs/14oz. in Lewisburg, WV.
Noel is Bitsy' daughter.
MAY 27-6pm El Ranchero
July 16-8pm Stonewall Theatre, Clifton Forge,
RHS Benefit, Rosman, NC
El Ranchero, Brevard, NC
Family Reunion, Arthurdale, WV
Clifton Forge, VA
27-7pm Bolar Mtn
Recreation Area, Lake Moomaw,
October 8- Apple Day- Douthat State Park 7pm
November 19-20 Christmas Open House, White Squirrel Shoppe