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    Sam Bush

    Presented by at Weston Auditorium

    March 29, 2009


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    Sam Bush

    Though he admits a certain discomfort with the moniker "King of Newgrass," Sam Bush has more than earned it. As co-founder and leader of the seminal progressive bluegrass band New Grass Revival through 18 years during the 1970s and 80s, Bush may not be the only person responsible for newgrass, the wild bluegrass stepchild that features rock 'n roll grooves and extended virtuosic jams, but since New Grass Revival's dissolution in 1989, Bush has certainly been one of the most brilliant of newgrass' many bright lights. www.sambush.com

    Sunday, March 29
    Special workshop with Sam at 3:30PM
    Conlon 157 (Conlon Building)

    In this workshop, Sam will discuss and demonstrate his iconic style of mandolin playing known as "The Sam Bush Mandolin Method." Learn from the master how to improve your technical prowess and build your repertoire through Sam's method of pick technique, rhythm chopping, improvising, soloing and more.

    Sunday, March 29
    Jam Session with a local bluegrass group (Wide Open Spaces) at 4:30PM
    Conlon 157 (Conlon Building)

    If you have been hankering for a good dose of fiddlin', this is the time and place. Bring your instrument and join in. Get all fired up and primed at Sam's workshop and then stay for a fast-paced, good old finger-pickin' good jam session with a local bluegrass group. (Sam will not be leading the jam session)

     


    Weston Auditorium

    North Street
    Fitchburg, MA 01420

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    Admission Info:
    $28 Adults; $25 Seniors; $10 under 18


    General Day and Time Info:
    Evening Concert 7 PM

    Phone: 978-665-3347


    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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