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Bio: Joe Newberry is a Missouri native and North Carolina transplant who has played music most of his life. Known far and wide for his powerful banjo work, he is a prizewinning guitarist, fiddler, and singer as well.
His banjo playing has won contests around the country, including first place at the ... See Full BioMore Info
Pretty Gritty will be opening for Joe Newberry! We’re please to announce our Music & Spirits concert series at A. Smith Bowman’s Distillery. For our first show, we’ll be bringing you some great music from Joe Newberry. Joe is a frequent guest on Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion” who has played music most of his life. His powerful and innovative banjo playing, as well as his songwriting, guitar skills, fiddling, and singing has delighted audiences around the world. Musicians in the folk and bluegrass world often record Joe’s songs. The Gibson Brothers’ version of his song “Singing As We Rise,” featuring guest vocalist Ricky Skaggs, won the 2012 IBMA “Gospel Recorded Performance” award. In 2013, Joe shared co-writing honors with Eric Gibson for the IBMA Song of the Year, “They Called It Music.” Visit www.joenewberry.me and give him a listen. You're in for a treat!
Jon and Joe trading songs and improvising on each others' material!
Jon Shain Trio with special guest Nancy Middleton (opening with her group) and special guest Joe Newberry sitting in with us.
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