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The Down County Boys at Banjo Event 2012

Posted by Chris Cooper on Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Published by on September 27th, 2012

We are delighted to announce and confirm that ace UK Bluegrass Band ‘The Down County Boys’ will be here to support The Kruger Brothers at our special Banjo 2012 Event here at Eagle Music taking place on Saturday,  November 3rd 2012. Special guests Greg and Janet Deering will be flying in from California USA to be with us throughout the day.


Please follow this link for ticket details

The UK Bluegrass band “The Down County Boys” was formed in 1964 and has been performing at major bluegrass festivals yearly from the very beginning! Over the years, the band has enjoyed having some of the finest UK bluegrass musicians as performing members. The current five piece line-up includes (from left to right on photo) Chris Elson Guitars/vocals. Peter Parker, fiddle/vocals. Mick Cooper upright bass/vocals. Dan Norton, mandolin/vocals.  Chris Cooper, banjo/vocals. The band plays with musical drive and passion, intermixed with classic vocals and a mix of subtle humour for added entertainment!

 Please follow this link to The Down County Boys home page


The Down County Boys ace banjo player Chris Cooper will also give an afternoon ‘Beginning Bluegrass Banjo Workshop’.


Please click here for more event details and how to buy tickets


We’re looking forward to another great day of world class music!

Steve and all the Eagle Music Team. 

4 comments on “The Down County Boys at Banjo Event 2012”

buckbybanjoboy Says:
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 @1:07:32 AM

Crikey Chris, this is shaping up to be a great day.........................Regards Peter V.

Jane C Says:
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 @1:45:17 AM

Can't wait.

Chris Cooper Says:
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 @9:41:08 AM

Indeed it is looking like its going to be great. Steve and the guys at Eagle Music are really pulling out all the stops to make sure this years event, Banjo 2012 is the best yet.

Im excited and proud to be part of it.

lewis_86 Says:
Monday, April 22, 2013 @2:00:07 AM

Chris... whats gannin on leeeek? (in geordie accent)

Get yer self to Leeds real soon pal, for a booze & a play...

You fancy Silsden this year?

Bloody grand.


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