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Mike Compton Workshop in Waldo, Florida, November 11, 2006

By Mandolin Cafe
October 22, 2006 - 6:30 pm

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Mike Compton

Mike Compton

Waldo, Fla. — A Mike Compton Mandolin Workshop will be held November 11, 2006, at the second annual Don't Get Above Your Grazin' Festival, hosted by Valerie Smith and Liberty Pike.

Considered one of the finest bluegrass mandolin players of all-time, Mike is currently mandolinist for the award winning Nashville Bluegrass Band.

He has received Grammy Award acknowledgements for his performances in "Oh Brother Where Art Thou?," Album of the Year and Best Compilation Soundtrack Album, and "Down From the Mountain," Best Traditional Folk Album, which included artists such as Ralph Stanley, Norman and Nancy Blake, Alison Krauss and Union Station and many others.

He was also part of the sold out "Down From the Mountain" tour which included the original soundtrack cast along with Ricky Skaggs, Patty Loveless, the Del McCoury Band, and Rodney Crowell.

To register and for more information contact:

Festival location:
Dixieland Music Park
17500 D N. E. US 301
Waldo, FL 32694

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