Monday, August 27, 2012
Banjo Rally in Eureka Springs
This weekend the Annual Banjo Rally International The Banjo Rally International is tailored for players of 4-string plectrum and tenor banjos, but players of other acoustic instruments attend, perform and are always welcomed as well, including players of 5-string banjo, ukulele, mandolin, guitar, piano, tuba, string bass, stumpf fiddle, washboard and even a few front-line horns (clarinet, trombone and trumpet - usually played by those who also play banjo or other string instruments). The skill level of players ranges from beginner to seasoned professional. Participants rang in age from 10 to 95 years of age. Performance opportunities for players at local venues, institutions and other facilities; evening shows at the Best Western Convention Center and "jam sessions" at all hours of the day and night. . Music genres at the Banjo Rally International feature tunes from the Tin Pan Alley era, Traditional Jazz, sing-a-longs, Ragtime, Broadway Show tunes, "Swing," traditional "folk" music, Bluegrass and novelty tunes, plus clean jokes, wild stories and more. Plan to visit the Angel at Rose Hall,a Eureka Springs Bed and Breakfast and Eureka SpringsWedding Chapel,plan your Eureka Springs vacation now,the Angel at Rose Hall is the best place for Eureka Springs lodging and Eureka Springs Weddings.