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Greg Root Benefit

By Gordon Roberts
March 26, 2005 - 9:09 am

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Mandolinist Greg Root suffered a stroke last spring and is courageously working toward a comeback. We are gathering on April 17, 2005 to celebrate Greg and Carol, play some great music and to raise money to make possible Greg's further rehabilitation. This is a chance for our musical community to come together for a friend in need. It will be a wonderful day of great Roots and Bluegrass Music, including: Good Deale Bluegrass Band w/Mike Auldridge, Walt Michael & Co. w/ Frank Orsini, Tom Wetmore & Marty Cutler, Martha Trachtenberg, Danny Weiss and Dede Wyland, Gary Ferguson w/ Jordan Tice, Jim Bienemann, & Jon Simmons, The Orchard Boys, Dave Giegerich & the Hula Monsters, Mike Garris & Area 51, Jack Sanbower and the No Leeway Band, Mitch Harrell & South River Express, Satyr Hill, Harry Orlove, Annapolis Bluegrass Coalition, Bob Perilla & Big Hillbilly Bluegrass

Musical Benefit to help defray medical expenses for Greg Root. ATTENTION: ORDER YOUR TICKETS NOW! We need a headcount by April 1.

When: Sunday, April 17, 2005 2:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Where: American Legion Post 31 2 Sycamore St, Westminster, Maryland 21157

$30 per person, includes cold buffet. All participants, including musicians, pay. Beer and soda will be for sale.

The hall seats 200, so register early to reserve your seats. Buy a table and bring your friends. There will be raffles for Common Ground Festival (Hot Tuna!) and Grey Fox festival tickets. Bring items for silent auction!

Send reservations and check or money order payment made out to:

Common Ground on the Hill
2 College Hill
McDaniel College
Westminster, Maryland 21157
or call 410-857-2771 to pay by credit card.

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