Friday, 20 April 2012

Covered Grass invited to official IBMA showcase


As announced in the latest Music Contact newsletter yesterday, Covered Grass (D) have been invited to take part in the official showcase programme at IBMA'S World of Bluegrass 2012 in Nashville this coming September - the first band from Germany to have achieved this. Several bands from Canada are also giving this year's showcase schedule a strong international character. A full list can be seen on Bluegrass Today.

Covered Grass consists of (l-r in photo above) Joon Laukamp (mandolin, fiddle, vocals), Volker Fisher (banjo, vocals), Corina Aurin (vocals), Carsten Manz (bass, vocals), and Ralph Bonfanti (guitar). More details are on the band's website.