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3 Rivers Bluegrass Day

Posted by pawoodwkr on Saturday, June 16, 2012

I attended the 3 Rivers Arts Festival Bluegrass day at Point State Park Saturday. Got to talk with Jim Scott of Midnight Drive. He is a self-taught musician, first learned guitar then mastered banjo. And I do meam mastered! He took time after their set to show me his Gibson Mastertone.

Everyone in the band was both very talented and very personable. KDKA-TV did a feature on them the Thursday before, the link is right here:

http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/video/7373432-blue-grass-day-at-the-three-rivers-arts-festival/ 

Peter Rowan's band was also very good, and offered a nice version of Midnight Moonlight. But Del McCoury was the highlight of the evening. His band did 1952 Vincent and played for 1 1/2 hour.

 



3 comments on “3 Rivers Bluegrass Day”

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Sunday, June 17, 2012 @7:25:36 AM


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Texasbanjo Says:
Sunday, June 17, 2012 @7:59:35 AM

Spammer above. She's been locked out.

zeemie Says:
Monday, June 18, 2012 @2:34:20 PM

Hey Dave,

I went to the festival as well, Del singing "Cold Rain and Snow" blew my socks off.

I'll give you a call about gettin' you behind that 75

Mack

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