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Edgar Meyer

Edgar Meyer (born November 24, 1960) is a prominent contemporary bassist. His styles include bluegrass, newgrass, jazz, and classical. Meyer has worked as a session musician in Nashville, part of various chamber groups, a composer, and an arranger.
Meyer grew up in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. He learned to play the double bass from his father, the late Edgar Meyer, Sr., who directed the string orchestra program for the local public school system. Meyer later went on to Indiana University to study with Stuart Sankey.

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Red White & Blues

Red, White & Blues is a blues band from Michigan's Upper Peninsula formed in 2006. Its members are Russ Fennick, Jay Olivares, Rick Bailey, Robert Jacobs and Jay Davis. Tags: 
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Old Crow Medicine Show

Old Crow Medicine Show is a folk/country group from Nashville, Tennessee. Along with original songs, the band performs many pre-World War II blues and folk songs. The style of music they perform is sometimes called alt-country, but today more often referred to as Americana. Their 2004 album "O.C.M.S." was selected by CMT (Country Music Television) as one of the top-10 bluegrass albums of that year. Their current tour includes bars, festivals, and larger venues.

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Mumford & Sons

Mumford & Sons are a Folk / Bluegrass group formed in London in September of 2007. Having received critical acclaim from the Guardian on their “Band of the Day” online forum and resounding praise from nearly everyone who has witnessed them supporting the infinitely talented Laura Marling, Mumford And Sons continue to turn heads in London’s growing folk scene. Their debut EP, ‘Lend me your Eyes’ features 4 stunning tracks written in the short space of 3 months. Including lead single ‘Roll Away Your Stone’ which was Radio 2’s single of the week 15th - 22nd July, 2008.

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The Texas rock & roll outfit Blackwell released four singles in two years on the interstellar Astro label, but the band's star never got much beyond regional gazing. John "Rabbit" Bundrick, a keyboard noodler, is the one member of the band to mingle with international rock stardom as a member of Free and part of the Who's outer circle of musical accomplices. Vocalist Glenn Gibson, not to be confused with a well-worn songwriting pseudonym of the '50s, had an extremely appealing voice, one of the main reasons the group's first single...

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Whitefern Mountain String Band

The band has grown out of the members meeting up at Bluegrass events around Britain. Liam, Pete and Mark met up at a Sore Fingers October weekend in 2007. The organisers had quite coincidentally put all the Welsh boys in the same accommodation. How weird is that? Then Mark and Pete met Per, Rob and Steve @ the Gower Bluegrass Festival. Kevin joined us after meeting Mark in a local supermarket! A 5 piece version of the band played at the Tonna Festival in July 2008 and then all six members got together for a concert at Cam Gears, Resolven at Christmas 2008. Tags: 
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No One You Know No One You Know is West Virginia’s foremost up-and-coming bluegrass band comprised of five seasoned musicians from all over West Virginia. The band features its own original music and an array of musical heritage that shines in all of their shows. Proof of that fact is in their second place finish at SPBGMA's International Band Competition in February. Each member of the band brings their own style and influences to the stage for a bluegrass show every audience will love.

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Russ Barenberg

Russ Barenberg (b. Oct. 8, 1950) is a Grammy-nominated American bluegrass musician. Barenberg began playing guitar at age 13, taking lessons from Alan Miller, whose brother John Miller Barenberg would later play with. His style was heavily influenced by the flatpicking technique of Clarence White. He attended Cornell University and met Pete Wernick there in 1968. Together they joined to form Country Cooking, who released two albums of bluegrass before breaking up in 1975.

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Bob Wayne And The Outlaw Carnies

Bob Wayne and his Outlaw carnies have a revolving crew of entertainers. There have been many misfits thus far and there's sure to be many more. Todate the carnival has staged Joe Buck, Andy Gibson the fine gent who recorded the From blood to Dust album- yes folks he's a man of man talents, Trey Dalton, Donny Paycheck, Martin O' Dirty, Charlie "His parents never gave him a last name", TAD "Bullfrog Mc Gee", Velvet Davis, Sammy "The Bearded Lady", and Shane " the Alchomist"and yes Dan Infectoid of the Me Infecto.

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