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I'm really enjoying the music at the moment.

Posted by Jonnybanjo on Saturday, December 10, 2011

I've been part of a four piece (Scruggs style) bluegrass band (banjo/vocalist, double bass/vocalist, guitar/vocalist & female harmonist) for quite some time now. We call ourselves (for want of calling ourselves something) "The Sheaf River Band" after a river in Sheffield of the same name. 

For the past few months we've been getting together with 2 really good musicians, fiddle & mandolin players, and doing two monthly, (1st & 2nd Thurs),  informal bluegrass evening in two different pubs in the Sheffield and Penistone areas, As you can imagine, this configuration, makes a really good bluegrass sound. Then sometimes there's other musicians, fiddles, mandolins, singers, guitars,  come and join in the fun.

To put it in a nut shell, I have to say that I'm really enjoying the music at the moment and hope to continue for the foreseeable future. 



5 comments on “I'm really enjoying the music at the moment.”

mudbug Says:
Saturday, December 10, 2011 @12:47:43 PM

Jonny, glad to hear you're getting out and having fun.

Ozarkian DL Says:
Sunday, December 11, 2011 @6:02:16 PM

Shovel in tha coal....throttle 8.....full steam ahead to ya John.

TopCat Says:
Monday, December 12, 2011 @7:41:40 AM

Hurrah! Thanks for letting me join in at the Huntsman session, John. (Note to everyone else, I'm one of the "others" mentioned, not the "really good" fiddler. Ha ha....

TopCat Says:
Monday, December 12, 2011 @7:42:24 AM

Whoops, forgot my second bracket.
)
There ya go.

eerohero Says:
Monday, December 12, 2011 @1:46:48 PM

Thats it,John, what more you may ask of life,well, a couple things......huge winnings in Lotto and tons of laughs, laughing all the way to the Bank.
Truly glad for your insights of Life, musicianship in all its glory, thanxs for sharing it with Us.

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