Professional 5-String Banjo Player with extensive background in Bluegrass, Fiddle tunes, Jazz, Trad Irish, Cajun, and New Acoustic genres. Generally either a Duo, or full band, I primarily travel with multi-instrumentalist Chris Talley (the young lady in the photos) and we have tight, polished sets featuring the music noted above. We also specialize in weddings! We have literally done more than 100 weddings. She is a violinist and guitar player in our group, Raborn & Armstrong. We do lots of wedding-appropriate music and we gladly do 'special' music that you request. We're reasonably priced professional musicians that are easy to work with....and determined to amaze you and your guests!
Mark and Chris were great! Wonderful music. Learned a few new songs for us. Very kind, timely, and professional.
I must say, I had my reservations on booking a band online, especially not knowing who I could potentially be dealing with. But, Mark and the Foggy Mountain Boys were AMAZING!! Very professional, easy going, and were a hit at our reception!! Everybody was asking where I found these guys. These guys hit it right on the head, what we were looking for. I would highly recommend Mark Raborn and The Foggy Mountain boys. The $$ was also the best I found. What more could you ask for? If I ever need to book a band again, hands down, this is who I'm calling. A big thanks to Mark and band for such a memoriable time. God bless Bluegrass!! :)
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 30 - 480 minutes
What to Expect
Your guests/audience can expect to see extraordinary-level banjo mastery. If you've hired a full band, expect a performance you and your patrons/guests/audience will not soon forget!
Began playing banjo in 1971. Performed with a number of traveling/professional groups. I also play acoustic guitar.
Additional Booking Notes
Nothing special in the way of sound equipment. Depending on the gig, I (we) sometimes plug-in, but we bring DI's, cords, etc.
Past Booked Events
|August 13, 2016||Wedding Cocktail Hour|
|September 21, 2013||Wedding Reception|
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