The New American Banjo Festival

The New American Banjo Festival

Sunday, April 25, 12:00 pm until 8:00 pm
Ticket info coming soon!

April 24-25, 2021

The First Annual American Banjo Festival will be streamed on April 24 and 25, 2021. Thank you to the sponsors: RiverCulture, Nixworks, Massachusetts Cultural Council, Greenfield Cooperative Bank, and the Shea Theater!

SCHEDULE AND TIMING TO BE ANNOUNCED

Come back soon. We will be posting the schedule, links and registration information shortly!

Peformers

  • Aaron Johah Lewis: Classic Banjo virtuoso music
  • Ken Perlman: Music of Cape Breton in his Melodic Clawhammer style
  • Diane Sanbria (The Banjo Queen): Classic Italian music banjo arrangements
  • Shingle the Roof: Old Time songs
  • Michael Nix: New Classic Banjo Project

Presentations

  • Kate Spencer will give a presentation on her Arthur E. Smith Banjo Company with a Q&A to follow
  • Vic Rawlings will screen his feature film documentary “Linefork” about the life and two finger style of Whitesburg, KY player Lee Sexton.

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