Andrus grew up around bluegrass. She started playing fiddle at age 6. Since then, in addition to earning a Minor in Bluegrass from East TN State University, she has played and recorded with bands and artists all over the East TN and surrounding regions. This project is a life long dream of Andrus'. Forming in 2016 Barefoot Sanctuary plays traditional Bluegrass with a fun new twist. Blending styles to create a fresh new sound they are creating a buzz wherever they play. Band members include: Camryn Cornett, Brad Hitch and Dave Rasnake.