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Fall Concert – Blue Octane Bluegrass Band

Blue Octane Bluegrass Band is a Maryland-based acoustical group of five artists with over 100 combined years of performing bluegrass music. Blue Octane’s bank members hail from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland and include fiddler Jeff Westerinen, guitarist John Brown, mandolin player David Robertson, bassist Andrea Westerinen and banjoist Dean Phillips.

The concert program will includes the group’s original works as well as pieces written and originally performed by bluegrass greats like Bill Monroe, often considered to be the “father of bluegrass music.” More contemporary numbers from renowned musicians such as Doyle Lawson and J. D. Crowe will also be performed.

Event information
Sun Sep 18, 2016
Wye River Conference Center
River House
Queenstown, MD