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Tribute to Gene Boyd: Bristol’s Fiddling Barber
February 26, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
Enjoy an evening of bluegrass’s finest fiddles and bands paying tribute to the late Gene Boyd, proprietor of Star Barber Shop and long-time host of local bluegrass and fiddle jams.
Celebrate Boyd’s legacy through a rousing night of bluegrass from nationally-known talents. Artists include Becky Buller, 10-time International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) award winner and the first female to win Fiddle Player Of The Year; Hunter Berry, currently playing with Rhonda Vincent; Duty Free, a local favorite powerhouse band; ETSU Bluegrass Pride Band and Dan Boner, band representing the best from the highly recognized program.
Pre-show tunes will be provided by Fiddlin’ Leona, a Japanese-native fiddler currently featured on Netflix’s Swap Shop Fiddling.
This performance is part of The Crooked Road’s Mountains of Music concert series and is supported [in part] by the Virginia Commission for the Arts, which receives support from the Virginia General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency and Blue Ridge Beverage.