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Readsboro >> Readsboro Arts Summer Concerts is pleased to present the contemporary bluegrass and folk music quartet The Stockwell Brothers on July 9 at 8 p.m. in the historic EJ Bullock Building, 7012 Main Street.

Bruce, Barry, Alan and Kelly Stockwell's music spans traditional and progressive styles, but their trademark acoustic sound features new singer/songwriter material recast with banjo, alternative rhythms and three-part harmonies. They cover straight ahead bluegrass songs, finger picked acoustic guitar ballads, full tilt breakdowns and traditional mandolin tunes mixed in with more unusual fare - Americana melodies riding world beat grooves and Celtic, jazzy, even neo-classical instrumentals.

Featuring 2005 Merlefest bluegrass banjo contest winner Bruce Stockwell, The Stockwell Brothers have performed alongside artists from Bill Monroe, Doc Watson and Earl Scruggs to Mary-Chapin Carpenter, Jonathan Edwards and Asleep At The Wheel, recorded with Mike Auldridge and Phil Rosenthal of the bluegrass supergroup The Seldom Scene, and toured throughout the United States and in Canada and Europe.

"Tasty arrangements; brotherly harmonies, perfectly blended instruments and great songs." – Music Revue

Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Cabaret seating. Advance tickets are available by calling 802-423-5600 or concerts@readsboroarts.org.


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Readsboro Arts is a locally grown nonprofit arts group founded in 2006, supporting the arts in Readsboro and surrounding communities. For more information visit http://readsboroarts.org.

Photo: The Stockwell Brothers, Contemporary Folk Quartet, Readsboro Arts Summer Concerts, July 9, Readsboro VT.