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Songs from the Road Band

Sunday, June 20, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Songs From The Road Band is an award winning Asheville, North Carolina based bluegrass band featuring Mark Schimick (mandolin), Charles Humphrey III (bass), Sam Wharton (guitar), James Schlender (fiddle), and Gabe Epstein (banjo). Their most recent single “Outside Of Omaha” went to number one on the Bluegrass Today Grassicana chart. They have 6 studio albums available at all musical outlets.

Mark Schimick is an award winning contest mandolin player who has championed his way to the highest heights of the jamgrass scene. He has performed alongside legends Larry Keel, Vassar Clements, and Tony Rice to name a few. Sam Wharton is a founding member of the band with one of the smoothest voices in bluegrass. He is the ultimate ambassador for bluegrass music and has shared the stage with some of the best in the business like John Cowan, Jim Lauderdale, and Sierra Hull. Charles Humphrey III is an IBMA award & Grammy recipient, a Kentucky Colonel, a twice-nominated bluegrass songwriter of the year, and a North Carolina Music Hall of Fame member. James Schlender is a two-time National Fiddle Champion. He plays the 5 string fiddle and studied music performance at the University of Miami. He has shared the stage with Chick Corea, Bobby McFerrin, and George Benson. Banjo player Gabe Epstein is the band’s newest member. A graduate of the East Tennessee State University’s bluegrass program, Gabe is both innovative and hard driving on the 5 string banjo!



Sunday, June 20, 2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Koka Booth Amphitheatre
8003 Regency Parkway
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