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Summer String Summit 2015

The Summer String Summit has earned a reputation as an evening of epic proportions, each July uniting a staggering array of the most influential and innovative performers from the worlds of bluegrass, old-time, Celtic, jazz and world music, for a monumental evening of music and dance that will take us all on a stunning cross-genre journey, with many special guests of all ages and spontaneous collaborations. This year’s lineup features Grammy-Winning singer of Nickel Creek fame Sean Watkins, profound folk master Jody Stecher(influenced and collaborated with Jerry Garcia, David Grisman, David Bromberg..), Indian violin maestro and international treasure Kala Ramnath, award winning banjoist, historian, journalist and NPR news voice Paul Brown, mesmerizing dance phenomenon Nic Gareiss, bluegrass veteran bassist/dancer Mark Schatz, bluegrass master Keith Little, jazz violin genius Billy Contreras, cello goblin & composer Rushad Eggleston, bluegrass guitar wizard David Grier, Scottish fiddle champion Ryan McKasson, Appalachian music masters John Herrmann and Chicken Train, Irish tenor banjo virtuoso Dave Cory, chambergrass innovators The Bee Eaters, reigning national fiddle champion Luke Price, old-soul pop vocalist Rachel Price, Bengali & bluegrass banjoist Ben Krakauer, guitar maverick & tunesmith Jordan Tice, Irish fiddle tradition bearer Adam Agee, Sephardic Ladino music ambassador Lily Henley, Irish/Jazz Fiddler Duncan Wickel, fantastic old jazz singer/fiddler Phoebe Hunt, mandolin maven Dominick Leslie, and other special guests! See you at the Kenneth Ford Theatre on July 8th!

Date & Time

June 17, 2015

7:00PM - 11:00PM

More Info

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Adults $20/$23, Youth 25 and under 1/2 price, Children (12 and under) FREE

Performing Arts & Dance