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Sat Feb 9, 2019 – 8:00 pm
“Playing the music I love from the 80’s and 90’s and doing it right, I love watching and hearing these guys!” – Sammy Shelor, Lonesome River Band
With acoustic-roots sensibilities and the electronic-tinged pop hits of the 80’s and 90’s, Love Canon will take you back in time. With hits from Peter Gabriel, Billy Joel, Depeche Mode, and Paul Simon, these seasoned virtuoso strings players stay true to the approach, arrangements, and keen artistry of these nostalgic hits.
Sat Mar 9, 2019 – 8:00 pm
“…strong lead vocals, impeccable musicianship, contemporary grass with an eye toward tradition, and perhaps most of all, some of the best original songs being written today.” – Bluegrass Today
A respected powerhouse band 24 years strong, Blue Highway brings three lead singers, rich harmony, and songs of forgotten homeless veterans, fallen heroes, and heartbroken families to BlackRock. Blue Highway personifies modern acoustic music with respect for tradition, having earned a collective 27 IBMA Awards, 6 SPBGMA Awards, one Dove Award, plus three Grammy nominations as a band, in addition to two prestigious Grammy Awards among its current members.
LONESOME RIVER BAND
Sat Mar 23, 2019 – 8:00 pm
“One of the hottest bluegrass acts in the world.” – McCreary County Record
Lonesome River Band sets the standard. Whether performing at the Grand Ole Opry or headlining major concerts and festivals, their loyal fans continue to support one of the most loved and most influential acts of our time. Five-time International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Banjo Player of the Year Sammy Shelor leads the group that is constantly breaking new ground in acoustic music.
THE SELDOM SCENE
Sat May 11, 2019 – 8:00 PM
“…instrumental and vocal strengths that have kept the Seldom Scene as one of the most respected purveyors of bluegrass for the past four decades” – American Songwriter
What does it take for a bluegrass band to remain popular for more than four decades? For the Seldom Scene, it’s taken not only talented musicians, and a signature sound, but also a sheer sense of fun. The Seldom Scene got its start right here in Bethesda, Maryland and has been instrumental in starting the progressive bluegrass movement, performing at the White House and representing bluegrass music at the National Folk Festival.