BlueFlags & BlackGrass

Sat, December 26 @ 8:00 pm

The BlueFlags & BlackGrass sound can be summed up as Modern American Skiffle. It combines JugBand and RagTime of the ’20s and ’30s with BlueGrass, Viper Jazz and a hint of Irish/Gypsy twang.

photo by Mary Mack

BFBG was born around the spring of ’11 in Portland, Oregon and continues to be influenced by:

Baby Gramps, Mississippi Sheiks, Memphis JugBand, Tom Waits, CrowQuill NightOwls, Gallus Brothers, Conjugal Visitors, Bessie Smith, Django Reinhardt, Holy Modal Rounders, Pogues, Leon Redbone, and Rollin’ Joe Jordan

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