Banjo Summit - A Gathering of 5-String Masters
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 8:00 am EDT
|Description: Presented by: Count Basie Theatre|
Tickets: $49.50, $35, $25
(Additional handling fees apply: $2 per ticket in person or mail orders; $7 per ticket phone orders; $9.50 per ticket online orders.)
Six of the world’s most influential banjo players unite for a very limited concert tour including the Basie. Banjo Summit features: Grammy winner Béla Fleck (New Grass Revival, Béla Fleck and the Flecktones); NJ resident Tony Trischka (a regular on A Prairie Home Companion, taught Béla Fleck, has produced Steve Martin); Bill Keith (Bill Monroe’s Bluegrass Boys, the inventor of “Keith Tuning Pegs”); Eric Weissberg (scored a #2 hit record with “Dueling Banjos,” the theme from the movie Deliverance); Richie Stearns (Donna the Buffalo, The Horse Flies); Noam Pikelny (Leftover Salmon, The Punch Brothers); and Pete Wernick (Hot Rize, Country Cooking, the first President of the International Bluegrass Music Association). They’re joined by Russ Barenberg (guitar), Jesse Cobb (Mandolin), Alex Hargreaves (violin) and Corey DiMario (bass).
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