Blugrass Concert - Modern Grass Quintet
- When: Saturday, March 8, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
- Where: Whallonsburg Grange Hall, Essex
- Cost: $5 - $12
- Age limit: All ages
- Categories: Bluegrass
On Saturday, March 8 at 7:30, the Grange Hall in Whallonsburg, New York, welcomes The Modern Grass Quintet for a night of original, traditional and very hot bluegrass. This Vermont-based band is a combination of some of the best regional players on the scene, and includes former and current members of the Bluegrass Gospel Project, PossumHaw and Breakaway. With backgrounds in jazz, swing and folk, in addition to bluegrass music, MGQ delivers a high-energy, risk-taking, contemporary and accessible sound that gets you jumpin’.
The Modern Grass Quintet includes Adam Buchwald on banjo, Todd Sager on fiddle and dobro, Andy Greene on guitar, Stephen Waud on mandolin, and Kirk Lord on bass. Tickets to the show are $10 in advance and $12 at the door, only $5 for those under 18. Advance tickets are on sale at Dogwood Bakery in Wadhams or by mail: WCA, PO Box 54, Essex, NY 12936. The Grange is located at 1610 NYS Rt. 22, corner of Whallons Bay Rd., 5 miles south of the Essex ferry dock. For more information visit www.thegrangehall.info or call 518-963-4170.