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Tickets on sale for Banjo 2012 event with Greg and Janet Deering and The Kruger Brothers

Dear Friends,

We are proud to announce that following the hugely successful 2007, 2008, 2009 2010 Banjo ‘1000’, and  2011 (five year anniversary) Banjo ‘5’ showcase events here at Eagle Music Shop, this year we are celebrating  Eagle Music’s sales of over two thousand and twelve Deering Banjos! The ‘Banjo 2012’ Event on Saturday November 3rd 2012.

Please click here to buy Banjo ‘2012’ event tickets

 Please click here to see pictures of last year’s Banjo ‘5’ anniversary event

Eagle Music Banjo Event

It is also our Sixth Consecutive Year as the World’s Number One Dealership for the USA Deering Banjo Company.

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. (Support act to be confirmed) Also an opportunity to browse what will be probably be the largest selection of modern and vintage banjos ever to be displayed for public viewing in the world!!!

Please join us at our Banjo 2012 event, where you will have the opportunity to personally meet five of the USA’s greatest icons in the banjo and American music world  …Greg Deering, Janet Deering, Jens Kruger ‘Banjo’, Uwe Kruger ‘Guitar’ and Joel Landsberg ‘Bass’

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. 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 the past decade and a half.

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 November 3rd as part of their official 2012 European tour.

Our special guests, Greg and Janet Deering will give an on stage afternoon workshop ‘The Banjo in Modern Times’ … Greg & Janet will also be available throughout the day to check out your personal banjo.

The UK Bluegrass Band ‘The Down County Boys’ will be the support for the evening Kruger Brothers concert.

Please click here for more information about the Down County Boys

The UK Bluegrass band “The Down County Boys” was formed in 1964 and has been performing at major bluegrass festivals yearly from the very beginning! Over the years, the band has enjoyed having some of the finest UK bluegrass musicians as performing members. The current five piece line-up includes (from left to right on photo) Chris Elson Guitars/vocals. Peter Parker, fiddle/vocals. Mick Cooper upright bass/vocals. Dan Norton, mandolin/vocals.  Chris Cooper, banjo/vocals. The band plays with musical drive and passion, intermixed with classic vocals and a mix of subtle humour for added entertainment!

We look forward to seeing you here,

from

Steve, Rachel  and the Eagle Music Team

Ticket Details for ‘Banjo 2012’

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.

Ticket Prices

  • Daytime Only – 10.30am until 6.00pm – £15.00
  • Evening Only – 7.30pm 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

New Kruger Brothers CD Appalachian Concerto plus Jens Banjo Masterclass DVD

The new Kruger Brothers CD is now on sale at Eagle Music, plus The Jens Kruger Banjo Masterclass DVD.

First copies of these two great releases were available at The Eagle Music Banjo 5 Event.

Composed in 2010, the Appalachian Concerto is a work for banjo, bass, guitar, and string quartet. Innovative, challenging, and beautiful, the piece takes the ensemble playing the Kruger Brothers are famous for to an entirely new level of musicianship. Click here to read more and buy this amazing new CD. You can watch clips of live performances from this CD here at The Eagle Music Shop Banjo 5 Event.

The Kruger Brothers Appalachian Concerto

Also, just over a year after the event itself, we are pleased to offer the Jens Kruger Banjo Masterclass, recorded at The Eagle Music Banjo 5 Event in 2010.

Jens Krüger ‘The Carolina King’ is without question one of the greatest five string banjo players of all time. Jens plays with verve, great passion, and amazing dexterity. He is in perfect harmony with, and the master of his instrument …The Banjo. Click here to read more and buy this amazing new DVD.

The Jens Kruger Banjo Masterclass

The Kruger Brothers Concert video footage at the Eagle Banjo 5 Event

We are pleased to present several video clips of the Kruger Brothers Concert at the Eagle Banjo 5 Event recorded on Saturday May 28th. Jens, Uwe and Joel once again mesmerized the audience with a stunning display of musical brilliance. Many thanks to Jens, Uwe, Joel and Phil for another heartfelt performance, we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Please take a look at the clips below, we’d be happy to hear your comments.

This special Eagle Music event featured five of the USA’s greatest icons in the Banjo and American Music World  …Greg Deering, Janet Deering, Jens Kruger (Banjo), Uwe Kruger (Guitar), and Joel Landsberg (Bass). This evening concert by The Kruger Brothers followed a warm performance by Jon Strong after a fantastic day with jamming sessions and a Deering Banjos workshop hosted by Greg & Janet Deering.

Banjo 5 Event, Deering & Kruger Brothers 2011 tickets on sale now

Dear Friends, Give us Five!

We are proud to announce that following the hugely successful 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 showcase events here at Eagle Music Shop, this year we are celebrating entering into our Fifth-Year as the World’s Number One and Master Dealership for the USA Deering Banjo Company. The 2011 event will be our Fifth consecutive yearly Banjo event here at Eagle Music Shop and will take place on Saturday May 28th.

Please join us at our Banjo 5 event with Greg & Janet Deering and The Kruger Brothers, where you will have the opportunity to personally meet Five of the USA’s greatest icons in the Banjo and American Music World …Greg Deering, Janet Deering, Jens Kruger ‘Banjo’, Uwe Kruger ‘Guitar’, and Joel Landsberg ‘Bass’.

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. 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 the past decade and a half.

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 May 28th as part of their official 2011 European tour.

Our special guests, Greg and Janet Deering will give an On Stage afternoon Seminar explaining and describing to us ‘The Anatomy of a Great Banjo – The Secret of the Set-up’.

We look forward to seeing you here,

Best wishes from

Steve, Rachel and the Eagle Music Shop Team.

Click here to buy tickets for this fantastic Eagle Banjo 5 event.

Deering Banjo 1000 Photo Gallery at Eagle Music Shop

Here is a collection of photos from the Eagle Music Shop Banjo 1000 Event with Deering Banjos and The Kruger Brothers. We’d love to hear your comments about this great event which took place on Saturday March 20th 2010.

This first slideshow contains photos at random from throughout day including The Deering Banjo Clinic, our group rendition of Dueling Banjos led by Jens Kruger, Howard ‘Shep’ Shepherd’s support performance, The Jens Kruger Master Class, the event Kruger Brothers Concert and many other happy snaps of this great day at Eagle Music.

 

Here is a gallery of all the events of the day, again we’d love to hear your comments.

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