Step back, the Jet Black Ninja Funkgrass Unit is readyand rearing to break the molds of traditional music. JBNFU is an all instrumental trio consisting of acoustic and electric mandolin player Tim Farris, bass player Brad Corbin, and drummer Scotty Barrett. The trio hails from Jackson, Wyoming and has taken the scene by storm, throwing down thoughtful, original instrumental concoctions as well as fresh adaptations of classic covers. It is always a big party at the Mangy Moose Saloon when JBNFU takes the stage!
The concert at the Spud Drive-In is the final round in the Battle of the Bands competition and will determine which band will open the 6th Annual Grand Targhee Music Festival on Friday, July 16. Tickets will be sold the day of the show at the entrance to the Spud Drive-In and are $5. Each attendee will receive a wooden Targhee nickel with which to cast their vote during the concert. A panel of judges will also be involved in the final decision. The band that receives the most votes will be deemed the winner, and will be announced online at grandtarghee.com and targheemusic.com on Sunday, June 6.
Opening for Grace Potter and the Nocturnals
Hole Hearts for Haiti Benefit
Bio: Founded in 2007, the Jet Black Ninja Funkgrass Unit has created a unique blend of funk and bluegrass, with the combination of fast pickin and wah wah mandolin with funky slap bass and drums. Songs are all instrumental concoctions that center around complex arrangements while leavin room for impr...See Full Bio