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Bluegrass music is viewed by many as the archetypal American folk music and is uniquely american in it s sound, with banjo, fiddle, mandoline and guitar dominating. It is however very much derived from British and Irish folk music and so shares a common heritage with the music over here.

Increasingly bluegrass players are visiting our “folk” sessions and a very good thing it is too. As well as increasing variety and upping the tempo of our music there are opportunities for players in other styles to play along and get a feel for what bluegrass is all about.

Dan Walsh Concert

Bromyard Sessions are delighted to present Dan Walsh in concert at the Falcon Mews in Bromyard. Dan is a talented musician and entertainer who is recognised as the best young 5-string banjo player in the UK. As well as being … Continue reading

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The Bills All Saints Hereford

The Bills. Tuesday May 27th. Doors/bar 7pm, band 8pm. All Saints Church&Cafe, Hereford. Tickets £12 tel.01432 340555 / http://www.courtyard.org.uk/events/the-bills/ Canadian folk/roots quintet, renowned among fans of all ages for their instrumental virtuosity, lush vocal arrangements, exuberant live performances, evocative song-writing, and … Continue reading

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Bromsgrove Bluegrass Session

News of new bluegrass session at the Black Cross in Bromsgrove from Andy Wuzik. “I am starting a Bluegrass session in Bromsgrove soon to be on a Thursday night fortnightly and I’m currently looking for players who’d like to come … Continue reading

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The Carrivick Sisters

Nightjar Folk, Courtyard Theatre, Hereford Thursday 1st December 2011 8.00pm – £9, £8 concessions Web link. Identical twin sisters Charlotte and Laura Carrivick have grown up playing and writing music together. Their unique style blends strong bluegrass influences with their … Continue reading

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