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Rachel Black

Rachel Black

Rachel Black is a versatile singer with a musical background ranging from singer/songwriter to blues to opera. Raised in Washington D.C., Rachel Black began performing at the age of six and started writing at fourteen. She holds a Bachelor’s in Music from Boston’s...

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Chad Buck

Chad Buck

Chad grew up in Lawrence and started his musical journey on the tuba and then electric guitar. He immersed himself in the vibrant local music scene, playing rock n roll and attending many all-ages shows at the Bottleneck. In high school, he picked up the banjo sitting...

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Jim Krause

Jim Krause

Jim has been playing guitar since his teens, and fiddle and banjo since the early 1980s.  He has performed and toured with such groups as The 97th Regimental Stringband and The Euphoria Stringband. Jim specializes in finger-picking guitar, old-time contra-dance style...

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Dave Ludwick

Dave Ludwick

David has played music professionally since junior high school in various groups and styles. His most recent ventures include the Lawrence City Band, Ottawa Symphony, several rock and country dance bands, and a ballroom dance band called the Prairie Dogs. After...

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Ariel Morris

Ariel Morris

Ariel Morris is a Lawrence-based coloratura soprano. She earned her Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance in 2011 from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where she studied with Soprano Alice Hopper. Ariel performed with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra...

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Max Paley

Max Paley

Max Paley is an accomplished touring musician and performer with over 1,000 shows under his belt. Max grew up playing French horn in concert and symphonic bands and mellophone in marching band. He discovered roots and Americana music in high school, performing in...

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Avery Parkhurst

Avery Parkhurst

Avery has been learning to make noise professionally since he was given his first violin at age four. As a recent graduate in Violin Performance from the University of Kansas School of Music, he has devoted himself to a wide array of musical traditions and...

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Linda Tilton

Linda Tilton

Linda got interested in playing ukulele when she regularly attended old-time music jams. Tired of being an observer, Linda mentioned to a friend that she wished she had a banjo ukulele to play at the music sessions. Two years later that friend surprised her with a...

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