Gina Furtado's innovative and unique musicianship and songwriting, although based in traditional music modalities, breaks free from the assumed constructs and makes a new musical statement that's influenced by emotion, is played with the highest skill, and expresses an enormous verve and vitality.With an intent to use the banjo as a medium of personal expression, Furtado moves through varied modes of musical treatments. Although she's known mainly known for her work as the banjo player for Chris Jones and the Night Drivers, she has a long history with her banjo. Born and raised in Front Royal, Virginia, Gina began touring up and down the east coast in her tween years with her siblings, earning countless ribbons from fiddlers conventions, a strong reputation in the regional bluegrass scene, and a stamp from Bluegrass Today as absurdly talented.She is sought after as a teacher privately and at camps across the country. Her new album, True Colors, was released in September 2017 and debuted at #13 on Bluegrass Billboard Charts, and had two #1 songs on Bluegrass Today Charts! This event is rain or shine.
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World Class Musicians To Play In Woodstock During Elm Street's Second Season Of The Lantern Series
April 01, 2019
Alternative country trio The Lone Bellow kicks off Elm Street Cultural Arts Village's second outdoor concert season, The Lantern Series, as part of their 2019/2020 Season To Prevail. 'This season really resonates with us as an organization - we learned a lot from our first season of The Lantern Series and we're really excited to make it more engaging with our community in its second season,' says Elm Street's Executive Director Christopher Brazelton on how the theme of prevailing extends beyond the theatre season. The outdoor concert series presents a mix of genres and cultures to excite, surprise, and entertain concert goers.