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Jimmy Gaudreau & Orrin Star Duo March Tour

By Mandolin Cafe
February 17, 2005 - 6:30 am

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Jimmy Gaudreau & Orrin Star

Jimmy Gaudreau & Orrin Star

Mandolin icon Jimmy Gaudreau and famous flatpicker/funnyman Orrin Star, both based in the Washington DC area, have joined forces in a hot new duo, and their second tour together will be bringing them to North Carolina and southern Virginia during the first week in March.

Gaudreau is a household name in bluegrass, having performed with a veritable Who's Who of the genre; Star is a former National Flatpicking Champion once described as 'Arlo Guthrie-meets-Doc Watson. Together they offer great picking, sweet singing, dry humor, and a repertoire ranging from original instrumentals to bluegrass standards, little-known folk gems to choice mandolin duets.

Wednesday, March 2
Union Grove, North Carolina
The Cook Shack, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 3
Cary, North Carolina
The Six String Cafe, 8:00 p.m.
MacGregor Village Center

Friday, March 4
Oak Ridge, North Carolina
Crow's Feet Farm, 8:30 p.m.
($15 donation includes dinner at 7 p.m.
Plus: Orrin's Bluegrass Rhythm Guitar Workshop 10 a.m. - noon the next morning)
Contact: Kent at 336-643-0444

Saturday, March 5
Williamston, North Carolina
Martin Community College, 8:00 p.m.
1161 Kehukee Park Road
252-792-3609 public concert)

Sunday, March 6
Richmond, Virginia
House Concert, 6:30 p.m.
or 804-363-8206

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