Bio: Athens-based acoustic group The Kenney Blackmon String Band updates a traditional genre with fresh rhythms. The mix of multigenerational perspectives and modern lyricism excites long-time Americana listeners and invites new audiences per the band’s infusion of hard-driving fiddle, syrupy balladry... See Full BioMore Info
HemlockFest (Nov 1-3, 2013) is an unparalleled musical experience in a peaceful and beautiful setting. This all-ages, eco-friendly event features three days of live music, primitive camping, educational exhibits, arts and crafts vendors, a kid's nature village, rustic living demonstrations, great food, and free canoeing. Both day and weekend passes will be available, and admission is free for kids (ages 15 and under with a supervising adult ticketholder).
Stretching the boundaries of string band music, The Kenney-Blackmon String Band branches across time with a blend of old-time fiddle tunes & rare old folk songs and original compositions. David Blackmon is well-known fiddle and mandolin player whose roots are firmly planted in traditional and bluegrass music. Originally from Dahlonega, Jason Kenney toured throughout the country playing lead guitar with Corey Smith from 2004 to 2006. Noel Blackmon's multi-instrumentalist work is well known in the Athens music scene. Chris Enghauser has a Master of Music in music performance from the University of Georgia and a Bachelor of Music in music performance from George Mason University.
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