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Mark Bridge
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  • Park Rapids, MN
  • United States
  • 30 + years
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I have been awarded a Minnesota Legacy Grant for my Historical Notes program.  Here are some of the dates I have booked so far. I am getting a nice mix of libraries, historical societies, and…Continue

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I have been awarded a Minnesota Legacy Grant for my Historical Notes program.  Here are some of the dates I have booked so far. I am getting a nice mix of libraries, historical societies, and historical reenactments. Northern Exposure to Life Long Learning - Fosston, MN - April 6Wadena County Historical Society - June 17Canby Community Center -  June 20Madison City Hall Auditorium - June 21 Dawson Public Library Mezzenine - June 22Tracy Public Library - August 11Benton Fremont Days, Te Tonka Ha…See More
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"I think you need bell bottoms to Ring, Ring De Banjo."
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"In 1968, I had a Nehru shirt!  I'm embarrassed to admit I actually wore it, once."
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"I actually had those pants in 1968.  But bell bottoms, and in variable width stripes in shades of blues rather than browns.   ;D"
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"I would just add, I would not mind having a pair of those trousers. "
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"Dan'l when I said the photo was very period looking, I wasn't meaning that it reminded me of a period photo, only that all the articles appear to be from the period even all the room itself.  I certainly agree that it has been…"
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How did you find out about Ning Minstrel Banjo?
Internet Search
How long have you played banjo?
30 + years
What kind of banjo(s) do you own?
2 Deering Banjos, Boucher replica, Westby 4 string, Gourd, Westby 5 string under construction

Life Long Learning Concert

https://youtu.be/vJTbnAfGrhU

I just did another show and put together a short video of some of the highlights.  It was a real good crowd.  It's fun to get people up to try the tambourine and bones.

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At 12:13pm on March 27, 2015, Dan O;Connor said…

Hello Mark, I just read the article in the Rapid City Enterprise about your Project, Sounds Great, Best of Luck.   Godspeed, DanO'

http://www.parkrapidsenterprise.com/entertainment/events/3708328-local-singer-re-enacts-music-history-early-1800s

At 10:17pm on March 27, 2015, Dan O;Connor said…

Wish I could be there, sounds great.  Is that a Bell & Son Boucher Your Playing?  I ask because I just ordered the Kit from Terry and can't wait to get it.

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