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Get a progressive take on bluegrass with Modern Grass Quintet

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Saturday, Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m. - BRANDON - Brandon Music presents The Modern Grass Quintet on Saturday, Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m. Come hear some toe-tapping, knee-slapping high energy, contemporary bluegrass.
The Quintet's music is considered contemporary, accessible, progressive and time-honored. Robert Resnick, host of Vermont Public Radio's All the Traditions says, "The Modern Grass Quintet is a combination of seasoned bluegrass veterans… in addition to being great musicians, the members of the MGQ create a natural swing which makes them stand out among many pickers. Great music, and it'll make you want to jump!"
The Modern Grass Quintet is comprised of current and former members of Breakaway, the Bluegrass Gospel Project and Possum Haw. Adam Buchwald is a hard-driving banjoist and a staple of the Northeast acoustic scene. He is a luthier and also appears with Bob Amos & Catamount Crossing. Todd Sagar, a New York native, is a versatile bluegrass, jazz and swing fiddler and dobroist. Andy Greene is a singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.  In addition to playing guitar, he teaches music instruction in Northern Vermont. Stephen Waud is the band's progressive mandolin stylist, and the bassist, Kirk Lord, is a respected member of the New England bluegrass community.
General admission is $15. Venue is BYOB. Brandon Music is located at 62 Country Club Rd. Brandon.
For more info, call 802-465-4071 or e-mail info@brandon-music.net.