The Country Grass has been playing festivals, private parties, events, and promotions for over 30 years! We do it all...from strolling acoustic duo gigs all the way up to 5-piece concert performances with full sound and light capabilities. Sets include a wide range of tradional bluegrass as well as original songs and acoustic arrangements of classic rock and folk favorites. We've recorded 2 CDs that are very representative of our live performances. Past clients include: OC Springfest and Sunfest, Berlin Fiddlers Convention, Bluegrass by the Bay, Berlin Art Stroll, Pork in the Park, Snow Hill Blessing of the Combines, Delmarva Chicken Festival, Tawes Clam Bake, and many more.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 60 - 180 minutes
What to Expect
Mostly uptempo bluegrass songs with 3-part harmonies. Lots of audience interaction. Professional performance from entertainers who dress nicely, show up on time and can adjust to the audience.
Additional Booking Notes
We have a variety of sound equipment and can handle everything from an acoustic performance to a full concert production. We have a very basic light set up. We prefer to use instrument and vocal microphones (Shure Beta 57s and 58s.) But we also have an Audio Technica Omni Directional mic for tight stages.
Traditional grass like: Hiils of old Va., Dark Hollow, Rocky Top, Love Please Come Home, Mountain Dew, Fox on The Run, 9 pound hammer, Old Rugged Cross, Will The Circle Be Unbroken, I'll Fly Away.
Bluegrass arrangements to Know You Rider, Ain't Goin Nowhere, Midnight Rider, House of the Rising Sun, Glendale Train.
Instrumentals: Blackberry Blossom, Black Mountain Rag, San Antonio Rose, Grandfathers Clock, Foggy MTN. Breakdown, Orange Blossom special.
|Steve Frene||Guitar, harmonica, vocals, songwriter, manager|
|Bill Vollmer||Mandolin, vocals, founder|
|Kenny Good||Bass, vocals|
|John Heinz||Fiddle, dobro|
Influences & Inspiration
Bill Monroe, John Duffy, Old and in the Way, Bob Dylan, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Grateful Dead.
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