Having a 12-year-old daughter at home makes for some dramatic moments for Chattanooga banjo player Randy Steele.
Last winter, Steele's bluegrass band Slim Pickins booked a show in New York City.
"My daughter really, really wanted to go. She was so mad when she didn't get to. She's held a grudge," Steele says. Then, this spring, Steele was named a finalist in Asheville, North Carolina's LEAF Festival singer-songwriter competition - another event that his daughter could not attend. "She has school! She has soccer!" Steele says.