The Dolly Parton Challenge called on fans to put forth covers of all their favorite songs from the country legend. One musical family, in particular, proved that they’re passionate fans, supplying a multiple instrument cover of ‘Jolene’ that instantly went viral. The full-time performing family band from Branson, Missouri are unbelievably talented, as proven by this remarkable submission.
The Petersens family band is made up of Katie Petersen on fiddle, Ellen Petersen on banjo, Matt Petersen on guitar, Julianne Petersen on mandolin, Karen Petersen on bass, and Emmett Franz on dobro. Not only do they perform a flawless rendition, but one can feel their joy and exuberance as they come together musically.
Once you see the Petersens family band perform ‘Jolene,’ you’ll soon see why their cover of the Dolly Parton hit quickly became an internet sensation. Their musical talent as solo stars is incredible, and together they’re even better as this faithful tribute to the timeless track clearly proves.