November 18, 2023

Bluegrass and Beyond

Bluegrass and Beyond is an annual Museum celebration, supported by Rick and Kit Crump in honor of George A. and Marjorie S. Crump.

Performance: Shawn Lane

Saturday, November 18, 2023 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Ford Theater

Vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter Shawn Lane is a three-time Grammy nominee and a six-time International Bluegrass Music Association award winner with Blue Highway. He wrote the Blue Highway hits “Sycamore Hollow,” “Tears Fell on Missouri,” and “The Game” and has earned two #1 songs on the Bluegrass Today airplay chart as a solo artist: “I Met the Man” and “One More.” Lane has often performed with the Earls of Leicester, headlined shows as Shawn Lane & Family, is one-half of the duo Shawn Lane & Richard Bennett, and tours as the ensemble Shawn Lane & Sons.

Performance: Jeff White and Laura Weber White

Saturday, November 18, 2023 | 1:00 – 2:00 PM | Ford Theater

Jeff White is a flatpicking guitarist, mandolin player, songwriter, and producer who has performed with Vince Gill, Alison Krauss, Lyle Lovett, Tim O’Brien, and the Travelin’ McCourys. He also plays mandolin with the Earls of Leicester. Laura Weber White is a multi-instrumentalist primarily known for playing fiddle. She has performed with Roy Acuff, Patty Loveless, Ray Price, and Pam Tillis and can be heard on recordings by Johnny Cash, Sheryl Crow, Merle Haggard, Emmylou Harris, George Jones, and Kris Kristofferson.

Performance: Jim Hurst Bluegrass Band

Saturday, November 18, 2023 | 3:00 – 4:00 PM | Ford Theater

Guitarist and singer-songwriter Jim Hurst’s distinctive guitar style combines flatpicking and fingerstyle techniques. He has won the International Bluegrass Music Association’s Guitar Player of the Year award twice and has played with Holly Dunn, Sara Evans, Claire Lynch, and Trisha Yearwood. Hurst will be joined by band members Beth Lawrence on bass, Kyle Triplett on banjo, Christian Ward on fiddle, and Matt Wingate on mandolin.

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