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Reed Island Rounders

February 1, 2014 @ 1:30 am
The Pole House
1000 West Grand Canyon Avenue
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
$15 donation suggested
Lora Colten and Brad Dimock

RIR-SOLD-OUTOld-Time Music from the Appalachian Mountains

6:30 Social/7:30 concert

The Reed Island Rounders have long been known for not being your typical string band. Drawing from the lonesome hollers of West Virginia, the lively traditions of Kentucky’s fiddlers, and their local Blue Ridge Mountains styles, they weave archaic with sophisticated, soulful with foot-stomping, romantic with down-to-earth. The resulting tapestry is alive with texture and color, making for an invigorated dance hall, or a lively and enlightening concert.

Betty, Billy, Hilary & Scott choose the tunes and songs they love the best, and bring a unique variety of sounds to each venue. Betty Vornbrock’s fiddle bow brings energy to dance tunes, emotion to waltzes and listening tunes, and imagination to her banjo/fiddle duets with Hilary. Billy Cornette keeps his rock solid beat and fanciful bass runs on guitar, and is the vocal lead. Hilary Dirlam keeps the rhythm going and livens up each tune on the banjo. Scott Whitney adds his bass and mandolin magic to the group.

Reed Island Rounders’ listeners and dancers will be treated to driving dance beats, tasteful fiddling, fun songs, and maybe some music history thrown in!

Limited to 47 people, reservations required.  Call 928-853-2007 for more information.

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