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Dueling Banjos, Bela and Abby Style

Béla Fleck is one of my favorite performers; I have seen him many times in a number of iterations, including a show with the Sparrow Quartet, Abigail Washburn‘s band which included Béla.

This show at the Stockbridge Theatre at Pinkerton Academy was Béla and Abby and their banjos, and it was a stunner! (Sorry, photography was not allowed; I am seeing them again in a few days, so I will probably upload some photos from that show here.) Read the rest of this entry

Great Evening of Toe-Tapping Music


Laney Jones

I love bluegrass music! There, I said it… I went to Club Passim tonight to hear Laney Jones, a young bluegrass banjo/ukelele/harmonica player who writes all her own material, who was opening for Nora Jane Struthers.

Nora Jane Struthers

Nora Jane Struthers

They each perform different styles of bluegrass/Americana, but their styles mesh well for a double-bill show. Read the rest of this entry

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