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Larry Keel Independently to Release "Experienced" Feb 26

ExperiencedLexington, VA -- Flatpicking guitar phenom Larry Keel dazzles music-lovers once more with his 15th self-released album Experienced, due out February 26, 2016. The album is an entirely original work that showcases both Larry’s and bandmate Will Lee’s exceptional songwriting, singing and jaw-dropping instrumental performances, accompanied by Keel’s equally talented wife Jenny Keel on upright bass and harmony vocals. It was recorded at Wally Cleaver Studio in Fredericksburg, VA with engineer (and guest drummer) Jeff Covert and mastered by the award-winning industry great Bill Wolf (Willie Nelson, Tony Rice, Doc Watson) in Arlington, VA.

Larry Keel Set to Release ‘Experienced’ with Bluegrass Guests

Larry Keel - ExperiencedLexington, VA -- Flatpicking guitar phenom Larry Keel dazzles music-lovers once more with his 15th self-released album Experienced, due out February 26, 2016. The album is entirely original work that showcases both Larry’s and bandmate Will Lee’s exceptional songwriting, singing and jaw-dropping instrumental performances, accompanied by Keel’s equally talented wife Jenny Keel on upright bass and harmony vocals. It was recorded at Wally Cleaver Studio in Fredericksburg, VA with engineer (and guest drummer) Jeff Covert and mastered by the award-winning industry great Bill Wolf (Willie Nelson, Tony Rice, Doc Watson) in Arlington, VA.

Larry Keel Power Trio in North Georgia Saturday Feb 22nd

Larry KeelClarkesville, GA -- Larry Keel a musical icon and makes a rare tour stop in North Georgia this February. He has absorbed the best lessons from his Bluegrass family upbringing, both sides deeply steeped in the rich mountain music culture and heritage of Southwest Virginia. From there, he has always integrated that solid musical grounding and natural-born talent with his own incomparable approach to flatpicking the guitar and composing original music. He’s also got a knack for choosing interesting and appealing material from all realms of music with guts, whether it’s a tune written by a fellow song-writer/musician friend, or a tasty cover from any number of genres all over the map.

Birthplace of Country Music Presents Mountain Stage March 10th

Larry Keel and Natural BridgeBristol, TN/VA - Birthplace of Country Music welcomed Mountain Stage with Larry Groce Executive Producer Adam Harris to their office Wednesday morning to reveal who would be performing at the upcoming road show in Bristol on Sunday, March 10 at the Paramount Center for the Arts. Click here to watch today's press conference on YouTube.

Mountain Song at Sea to Give Away Cabin for Two Aboard Cruise

Mountain Song at SeaNashville, TN -- Mountain Song at Sea is making waves sailing from Miami to Great Stirrup Cay with the biggest names in bluegrass music, Feb 1-4, 2013. Steep Canyon Rangers and Sixthman have partnered to give away a cabin for two on board the inaugural voyage of this large-scale bluegrass music festival at sea.

Deering Banjos and Sixthman - An Aquatic Bluegrass Music Collaboration

Mountain Song at SeaAtlanta GA/Spring Valley, CA -- September 18th, 2012 - Acclaimed banjo manufacturer Deering Banjos and Sixthman, industry pioneer of the music festival at sea concept, today announced a strategic partnership that combines best in class banjo content and knowledge with Sixthman's newest sea-based music festival, Mountain Song at Sea, to give consumers of both brands an opportunity to experience the best of bluegrass. The partnership will help fans discover The Mountain Song at Sea music festival and give attendees access to Deering Banjo's renowned instruments while sailing to Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas.

Strings and Roots Intermingle on Larry Keel & Natural Bridge New Album, Classic

ClassicThe highly anticipated studio project from master flatpicking guitarist Larry Keel and his powerhouse ensemble Natural Bridge has finally been unveiled. With these gutsy tracks Keel and his ultra-talented progressive string band have crafted a body of work that's original, fresh and new to the world of Americana and Bluegrass music. 7 of the 10 compositions on Classic are written variously by Keel, his band mates or by close musician-song-writer friends. The overall result is a recording so full of raw spirit, grit, wit, soaring vocals and jaw-dropping musicianship that it's easy to see why guitar icon, Tony Rice calls "Larry Keel...a force to be reckoned with."

Legendary Flatpicking Guitarist Larry Keel Releases New CD 'Classic'

ClassicOn March 20, Larry Keel and Natural Bridge independently release their 9th CD entitled, Classic, with the trademark blend of ultra powerful acoustic instrumentation, penetrating vocals and intelligent and gutsy song-writing. Classic features flatpicking guitar legend Larry Keel leading the charge with his gravelly voice and blazing licks; Jenny Keel on bass and vocals; Mark Schimick on mandolin; Will Lee holding it down on banjo.

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