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27th Annual Bluegrass Masters Weekend

A Banjo Weekend with Kristin Scott Benson

NSMA's 27th Annual Bluegrass Masters Weekend offers three days of jamming, a day of workshops, and an evening concert. This year's featured artist is banjoist KRISTIN SCOTT BENSON. One of the top players on the bluegrass scene today, Kristin is a gifted artist and teacher with a keen interest in the banjo as a lyrical instrument. She's a four-time International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) "Banjo Player of the Year" and has been a member of GRAMMY-nominated and two-time IBMA winners THE GRASCALS since 2008. Larry Nager of Bluegrass Unlimited writes, "There was one grass ceiling no woman could cut through--until Kristin Scott Benson came along... Until then, no woman had ever been hired to play one of the most defining of the bluegrass instruments in an A-list, festival-headlining, all-male band... Kristin takes the banjo where no woman has taken it before." Kristin's BANJO WORKSHOPS are open to learners of all levels, 9 am to 5 pm, Sat. November 4 (registration at event only, no participant max). The SATURDAY NIGHT CONCERT (tickets for sale at event only, $20/$10) features the Kristin Scott Benson Trio (Kristin on banjo; Danny Roberts, mandolin; Chris Jones, guitar and lead vocals). For full event information and workshop descriptions, visit Call 218-387-1272 or e-mail [email protected]

Date & Time

Weekly on Sunday, Friday, and Saturday

Nov 03, 2017 through Nov 05, 2017


More Info

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Concert $20 adults, $10 youth; Workshops $7 each, $30 all

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