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Taps & Tunes on the Corner – 10/6 – New Johns Creek Grass
October 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Welcome to the rollicking world of The New Johns Creek Grass, where the echoes of bluegrass tradition meet the fresh breeze of innovation. Hailing from the hills of Appalachia, this vibrant ensemble has been entertaining folks in the southeast U.S. for years. If you need live music for your next event, NJCG is sure to put on a spectacular show!
Origins and Formation: The New Johns Creek Grass came into being after several members relocated to the greater Knoxville area. It was there that a group of seasoned musicians, each with an insatiable passion for bluegrass, found themselves gathered in an impromptu jam session. The sparks ignited that night were undeniable, and it became clear that they were destined to put their talents together. Rooted in a shared love for bluegrass pioneers like Flatt & Scruggs, The Stanley Brothers, and The Bluegrass Album Band, they embraced the musical heritage while forging their own path.
The Signature Sound: The band’s distinctive sound emanates from the seamless blending of traditional bluegrass elements with a contemporary flair. The driving banjo, soaring fiddle, resonant guitar, tender mandolin, and thumping bass come together in perfect harmony, creating a rich and captivating sonic tapestry that evokes a sense of nostalgia while celebrating the present. Their vocal harmonies are nothing short of mesmerizing, weaving tales of love, heartache, and the triumphs and struggles of everyday life.
Musical Prowess: Individually, the members of The New Johns Creek Grass are virtuosos in their own right, each bringing a unique perspective and skill set to the table. Collectively, their performances are electrifying, breathing new life into classic bluegrass standards and delivering original compositions that are destined to become classics themselves. Whether playing a toe-tapping instrumental or a soul-stirring ballad, their passion for the music shines through, captivating audiences of all ages.
Live Shows and Fanbase: The stage is where The New Johns Creek Grass truly shines. Their live performances are nothing short of infectious, with audiences finding it impossible to resist clapping, dancing, and singing along. From clubs to festivals, their magnetic presence and boundless energy have earned them a devoted and ever-growing fan base.
The Future: As they journey forward, The New Johns Creek Grass remains committed to preserving the heritage of bluegrass while fearlessly exploring new musical territories. With a tireless dedication to their craft and a genuine love for the music, they continue to push the boundaries of what traditional bluegrass can be, winning over hearts and souls, one chord at a time. So, dear friends and music lovers, join The New Johns Creek Grass on this thrilling ride through the bluegrass landscape. Let their harmonies lift your spirits, their melodies touch your soul, and their passion ignite your love for the timeless art of bluegrass music. The adventure has just begun!