Bluegrass Concert With The OkefeNokee Reunion Band
Bluegrass Concert With The OkefeNokee Reunion Band is back in Linlithgow for this special concert in the Rose Social Club. Forty years ago, there was very little knowledge of Bluegrass
Bluegrass Concert With The OkefeNokee Reunion Band is back in Linlithgow for this special concert in the Rose Social Club. Forty years ago, there was very little knowledge of Bluegrass Music in Scotland. Today there is a thriving scene with many great players. Okefenokee Bluegrass Band were pioneers for Bluegrass in Scotland. They introduced the music through Folk Clubs, Festivals and Pub Gigs.
They became very successful on the music scene and expanded to a large Road Show which included a Clogging Dance Troupe and a Dance Caller. The band played at many events throughout the country to the delight of audiences of all ages. The Okefenokee band retired due to other commitments in other fields however, they all remained close friends. Six years ago, they decided to get back together again for a series of gigs to celebrate their long friendship.
The first of these reunion gigs was in Linlithgow, because Linlithgow Folk Club was where it all started with their first professional gig. Bluegrass music is now firmly established as part of Linlithgow Folk Festival and we are very pleased to welcome back the pioneering Okefenokee Bluegrass Band for our 2019 concert.
Tickets £10 at the door. Available from Far from The Madding Crowd or Click the button to book.
(Saturday) 7:15 pm - 10:15 pm gmt