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Bluegrass band coming to McKee

Bluegrass band to play McKee on May 13
Special Consensus band
The Special Consensus plays the McKee Seniors Recreation Centre on Friday night, May 13 at 8 p.m.

A Grammy nominated bluegrass band is coming to Ladner.

The Special Consensus plays the McKee Seniors Recreation Centre on Friday night, May 13 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at McKee or by phone at 604-946-1411.

A Grammy nominee in 2012 and 2018, The Special Consensus is a bluegrass band that has achieved a contemporary sound in their four decades of performing, making their music a modern classic.

Band leader and founder Greg Cahill is a recipient of the prestigious Distinguished Achievement Award from the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) and was inducted into the Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music in America (SPBGMA) Hall of Greats.

Special Consensus has released 20 band recordings and received six awards from the IBMA and two Grammy nominations.

Special Consensus’ sound is grounded in a deep appreciation and understanding of bluegrass music; the infectious band sound reminds people of the past while utilizing the innovations of today. 

With the foundation of Greg’s unique banjo playing style, Greg Blake (guitar), Dan Eubanks (bass) and Michael Prewitt (mandolin) effortlessly support each other and consistently maintain their bluegrass center whether they’re playing a jazz-tinged instrumental or a song from any of their award-winning recordings.

These four talented vocalists and instrumentalists follow their creative desires without straying too far from their roots.

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