SOLD OUT - Baltimore Banjo Masters
Tonight's Show is SOLD OUT. Wait list will beging 1 hour before show time in person at the front desk.
The banjo takes center stage on April 15 at the Creative Alliance for an evening of top-notch bluegrass, old-time, folk, and traditional African kora music featuring three of the Baltimore's most renowned acts: The Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet, Mike Munford, and Amadou Kouyate. JUST ADDED: Old time banjo player Lydia Sylvia Martin Plus, expect to hear numerous collaborations amongst the artists!
Famed bluegrass banjoist Mike Munford, 2014 IBMA Banjo Player of the Year, dazzles with his masterful and awe-inspiring approach to the 5-string banjo. He will be joined by renowned fiddler Patrick McAvinue of Charm City Junction for his set. The Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet present their dynamic and inventive take on Old-Time music featuring local banjo wizard Brad Kolodner on clawhammer banjo, Ken on hammered dulcimer, Rachel Eddy on banjo, fiddle and vocals, and Alex Lacquement on bass. Amadou Kouyate is a hypnotizing 21-string kora player residing in Baltimore who comes from a long line of African kora players. His repertoire ranges from traditional songs from the 13th century to contemporary original compositions that incorporate blues and jazz riffs.
8PM | $25, $22 mbrs | + $3 at the door
Love the Banjo? Want to become a master on the 5 string? Check out these Workshops with Mike Munford and Brad Koloder on Saturday afternoon, April 15th:
Beginner Clawhammer Banjo w/ Brad Kolodner
Intermediate/Advanced Clawhammer Banjo w/ Brad Kolodner
Bluegrass Banjo w/ Mike Munford
Photo credit Michael G. Stewart
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