Past Bluegrass Related Events

/Belleville Congregational Church

Christmas In Historic Newburyport

Belleville Congregational Church 300 High Street, Newburyport, MA

A night of acoustic styled Christmas music featuring Blackstone Valley Bluegrass - Dave Dick, Dan Nowlan, Ken Taylor and Bob Dick along with Amy Gallatin, Karen Wilber, Roger Williams, Rick Lang, and Kristine Dick.  Traditional Christmas carols, modern and western flavored songs, and original songs penned by Rick Lang will fill the evening with the warmth, happiness and joy of the holiday season, and there will be lots of fun too!  This group of musicians has been performing together for many years, and there is a wonderful chemistry between them.  The concerts began as CD release parties for Bob Dick of Blackstone Valley Bluegrass and Rick Lang who in 2000 and 2003 respectively released Christmas albums.  Recently Rick Lang has released another CD of original Christmas music entitled "That's What I Love about Christmas".  

$10 – $15

David Davis and the Warrior River Boys

Belleville Congregational Church 300 High Street, Newburyport, MA

David Davis and the Warrior River Boys have been performing traditional bluegrass for over thirty years.  An Alabama native and member of the Alabama Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame, David Davis is the frontman for the group and is an accomplished practitioner of the Bill Monroe mandolin technique. Other members of the band include Robert Montgomery on banjo, Marty Hays on bass and vocals, Stan Wilemon on the guitar and singing lead and harmony vocals, and Phillip James who plays fiddle, guitar, mandolin and bass.   “To give them their proper due, Davis albums should come leather-bound as is afforded the finest classic writing… Fresh, vibrant, and inventive, David and the Band have ideally captured their truly unique approach to bluegrass.” Donald Teplyske-The Lonesome Review.   “Whether festivals, big city nightclubs, concert halls or local coffeehouses…frontman David Davis and the Warrior River Boys jam a big Bluegrass wallop into a concise package for today’s audiences…hard-charging energy that makes it stand out from the pack” Bluegrass Unlimited.