|Welcome to the home page of Alan Johnston and South 52. The group consists of Alan Johnston, Jessi Shumate, Stacy Grubb, Steve Acord, Nathan Lawson, and Charlie Davis. South 52 is not your everyday run of the mill bluegrass band. Just come out to a show and listen to their special treatment of songs from ZZ Top to Ralph Stanley plus a vast array of original songs and you'll see for yourself! Their new CD, Sweet Appalachia, is complete and consists of 16 songs of which 15 are original songs written by Alan and Stacy.