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Washington and Lee University Bluegrass Ensemble

W&L’s Department of Music Presents the Bluegrass Ensemble’s Fall Concert

 
Lexington, VA (Oct. 30, 2017) - Under new direction by Burr Datz ’75, Washington and Lee University Bluegrass Ensemble presents its fall concert Nov. 11 at 8 p.m. in Wilson Concert Hall in the Lenfest Center for the Arts. The concert is free and open to the public.

Datz has performed bluegrass guitar and mandolin for over 40 years with a variety of local bluegrass bands.

"I'm excited for the five Washington and Lee students and two employees who have worked hard putting together a diverse mix of traditional and modern bluegrass tunes,” said Datz. “We have had fun learning together and hope to convey that fun in our upcoming performance."

The ensemble has two electric bass players and will offer the world debut of "Dueling Basses," along with works by Bill Monroe and more recent bluegrass bands.

The concert will be streamed live online at https://livestream.com/wlu/fall-bluegrass-2017.
 
 
 

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