“This 2019 iteration of the celebration of music that is the Shannonside Winter Music Festival had 80 events spread over 5 days covering 10 different musical genres… bluegrass was well catered for on the lineup, the Special Consensus, no strangers to the festival, the headline act. But until they rode into town for the established Sunday afternoon bluegrass concert, The Petersens and the Munich String Band ably held the keep…”Read More
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Posted by Dave Jnr | January 17, 2019
“Pulling from their extensive catalogue of material, the 2-hour-long intermission-interrupted set contained many a highlight: the harmonies; the a cappella Gospel numbers; and the instrumentals, especially the bass solos (who doesn’t love a good bass solo or two?) & instrumental-heavy encore, were all outstanding, or just as one might expect from this polished quartet.”Read More
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🎉 BILL EMERSON | HAPPY BIRTHDAY 🎉
We’ve a biggun birthday shout-out today, y’all! It’s a huge -- M-A-S-S-I-V-E -- happy 83rd #bluegrassbirthday to one of the most influential 5 string banjo 🪕 players of all time, legendary banjo man Bill Emerson, founding member of The Country Gentlemen, a former Sunny Mountain Boy at the height of Jimmy Martin’s career, one-half of Emerson & Waldron (with Cliff Waldron), 20-year veteran and founder of Country Current, the United States Navy Band's bluegrass ensemble, and 2019 IBMA Hall of Fame inductee, born on this day, January 22, in 1938.
Happy birthday, Bill. 🪕 🎉
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