It’s getting closer to the Banjo Seven event on October 26th 2013. We’re still fine tuning the order of the day, but here’s the latest update on how to buy tickets, location of the event and draft timetable. On the day we can all congratulate Jens on winning the Steve Martin prize 2013 for excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass Music! Click here for more Steve Martin 2013 award for excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass Music.
The event is taking place at:
The North Light (Just behind Eagle Music Shop)
Itinerary for the Banjo Seven event – Saturday 26th October 2013
10:30 am Doors Open at the North Light Gallery
All Day Eagle Music trade stand with special discount Banjo Seven prices
10:30 – 11:30 am Complimentary Tea and Coffee – Meet the artists and the banjo makers
12:00 pm Greg, Janet and Jamie Deering – Welcome everyone to the event – Banjo set-up advice provided throughout the day with Greg Deering
12:30 pm Joe Mac and The Old Grey Dogs – ‘Kick Start’ the day with an on stage sing and play along
1:00 – 1:30 pm Rob MacKillop – On stage 4 String Plectrum Banjo Demonstration
2:00 pm The Kruger Brothers with Josh Day – On stage Performance Workshop
3:00 pm Group Performance with The Kruger Brothers of ‘Turkey in the Straw’ (in the key of ‘G’ ) bring along your banjo or other instrument to join in the fun!! (This part of the event will be filmed and posted on YouTube)
3:30 pm Chris Cooper – Bluegrass Banjo Techniques
4:30 pm The Kentucky Cow Tippers – On Stage Performance
6:00 pm Doors to main event Room Close
6:00 – 7:00 pm Joe Mac and The Old Grey Dogs – Jam session in the café area.
7:00 pm Doors re-open for the evening event
7:30 pm The Down County Boys – On Stage Performance
8:30 pm Interval and Raffle Draw with fantastic prizes!
9:00 pm The Kruger Brothers in Concert
10:30 pm (ish) Finish
11:00 pm Doors Close
We are excited to announce the ‘Banjo Seven’ event at Eagle Music, taking place at the North Light Gallery, Huddersfield on Saturday October 26th 2013 with special guests Greg, Janet & Jamie Deering and world class performances from The Kruger Brothers, Down County Boys, Kentucky Cow Tippers, Old Grey Dogs and much more throughout the day.
This will be the The Magnificent Seventh Event at Eagle Music with Deering Banjos following our hugely successful 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 Banjo ‘1000’, Banjo ‘5’ 2011 and Banjo ‘2012’ showcase events here at Eagle Music Shop.
This year we are most proud to be celebrating our Magnificent Seventh Consecutive Year as the World’s Number One Dealership for the USA Deering Banjo Company.
Please join us at our Banjo Seven Event, where you will have the opportunity to personally meet Seven of the USA’s greatest icons in the banjo and American music world The Magnificent Seven …Greg Deering, Janet Deering, Jamie Deering, Jens Kruger ‘Banjo’, Uwe Kruger ‘Guitar’, Joel Landsberg ‘Bass’ and Josh Day ‘Percussion’.
We are looking forward to another fantastic day of music, jam sessions, on-stage afternoon workshops and an on-stage evening concert performance from the world renowned Kruger Brothers. supported by The Down County Boys. Also an opportunity to browse what will be probably be the largest selection of banjos ever to be displayed for public viewing in the world!
Greg and Janet Deering founded the Deering Banjo Company over thirty years ago, a company that is now considered by the world’s greatest exponents of the banjo to be ‘The Worlds Greatest American Banjo Company’.
Jens Kruger the ‘Carolina King’ is without question one of the greatest five-string banjo players of all times. Uwe Kruger is a master Guitarist / vocalist and Joel Landsberg is one of the finest Bass players in the business. We are proud to bring over for you this year Josh Day on percussion …Josh played percussion on the Kruger Brothers Forever and a Day album. The Kruger Brothers now living in North Carolina, USA, are the hottest USA based band, having taken the world bluegrass and folk scene by storm for almost the past two decades.
The Kruger Brothers will play our on sight venue ‘The North Light Gallery’ on Saturday afternoon for an On-stage-Workshop and an evening Showcase Concert on October 26th as part of their official 2013 European tour.
Our special guests, Greg, Janet & Jamie Deering will give an on stage afternoon workshop on ‘Banjo Set Up Tips’ and give a brief history of the success of the world class Deering Banjo Company. Greg & Janet will also be available to check out your personal banjo. As always, Greg will have his ‘banjo magic’ tool box on hand throughout the day!
We look forward to seeing you here,
Steve, Rachel and the Eagle Music Team
Please click here to see pictures of last year’s Banjo ‘2012’ event
Ticket Details for ‘Banjo Seven’
Tickets can be purchased as follows:-
• At Eagle Music Shop, call +44 (0)1484 661460
• At www.eaglemusicshop.com
• Or send a cheque or PO to Eagle Music Shop
If you have paid for a ticket online, simply give your name at the door
on the day. Your numbered ticket will be checked on the list and you
will be given your ticket for the event.
•Daytime Only – 10.30am until 6.00pm – £15.00
• Evening Only – Doors Open 7.00pm until Close ‘The Krüger Brothers in Concert’ – £30.00
• Full Day and ‘Kruger Brothers Concert Ticket’ -10.30am until Close – £38.00
Full Timetable for the event – to be announced