NRCC Fiddle, Banjo & Dance Club February Concert ft. The Country Boys and Slate Mountain Ramblers
Venue: New River Community College (Dublin), Dublin
Organizations: New River Community College Fiddle, Banjo & Dance Club, The Country Boys, The Slate Mountain Ramblers
Date: Saturday, February 8, 2020
Time: 6:00 - 8:30 PM
Event Types: Music
Cost: Free
Description:
The New River Community College Fiddle, Banjo & Dance Club presents their January concert featuring The Country Boys and The Slate Mountain Ramblers in concert on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at Edwards Hall, Room 117 located within the New River Community College's campus in Dublin, VA.

The Country Boys have been playing traditional bluegrass and bluegrass gospel music throughout North Carolina and Virginia for over 40 years. The present band is made up of Johnny Joyce, Tim Bowman, J. A. Midkiff, Kevin Easter, Doug Joyce and Donald Clifton.

Joyce joined the band in 1973 as the tenor singer and guitarist. Midkiff followed in 1984 as the fiddle player. In 1987, Bowman began as the banjo player and Easter became the mandolin player in 2003. Clifton, the youngest member, came on board in 2012. The band cites the Country Gentleman and the Osborne Brothers as some of their musical influences.

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=af0PA0M_-xQ

The Slate Mountain Ramblers have been a mainstay of the dance and festival culture in central and western North Carolina and southwest Virginia for 25 years and are still going strong. Headed up by fiddler, Richard Bowman from Ararat, Virginia, the Ramblers started as group of friends and morphed into a family band over the years.

Admission is free and all are welcome. Donations will be accepted to help with travel expenses for the musicians.

Jamborees are held the second Saturday of each month, October through April at New River Community College's Dublin campus, a Crooked Road affiliated venue.

Doors open at 5:00 pm and the music starts at 6:00 pm.

To view the event flyer, visit: https://i.imgur.com/Tvwn7Pf.jpg.

For more information, visit https://www.nr.edu/fiddle/ or https://www.facebook.com/nrccfiddle/ or call Tim Jones at 540-674-3683.
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