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Jimbo Carey on Sunset Road

Jimbo Carey on Sunset Road
Friday, August 10, 2007, 5-7pm

Jimbo Cary will be appearing as part of the Green Hills String Band at the Second Annual Blue Ridge Mountain Music Festival on Saturday, August 18th. The Festival is held at the Evans Center at the Wintergreen Resort in Wintergreen Virginia. Other performers include Mike Seeger, Heather Berry & Dominion Grass, Hard Drivin' Grass, and Naked Creek.

The Green Hills String Band is a gathering of friends dedicated to performing and teaching traditional music of Virginia. Pete Vigour, the lead fiddler, was a member of Trapezoid in the 1970's and continues performing with Uncle Henry's Favorites, one of the areas premier string bands. Ellen Vigour, a talented multi-instrumentalist, plays mandolin and fiddle. Along with Pete, Ellen appeared with Uncle Henry's Favorites on NPR's A Prairie Home Companion. Jimbo Cary plays banjo and Kim Cary plays guitar. Kim and Jimbo have been selected as Touring Artists by the Virginia Commission for the Arts, performing in schools, libraries, concerts, and festivals. The Carys have played at the Kennedy Center and, with Pete Vigour, at the White House.

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