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Mark Shimonkevitz
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  • Elkton, MD
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  • off and on for a couple of…
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Mark Shimonkevitz commented on Greg Adams's event Antietam Early Banjo Gathering-VI (June 21-23, 2013)
"I hope everyone has a great time!  Something came up, and I can not make it.  Family matters.  I wish I was there!  Next year....."
Jun 21, 2013
Mark Shimonkevitz updated their profile
Jun 12, 2013
Mark Shimonkevitz commented on Greg Adams's event Antietam Early Banjo Gathering-VI (June 21-23, 2013)
"Wow.  After reading that, I do not ever want to have to deal with chiggers!  In my entire life of sleeping rough in Maryland, in all seasons, I've never seen them."
Jun 12, 2013
Mark Shimonkevitz commented on Greg Adams's event Antietam Early Banjo Gathering-VI (June 21-23, 2013)
"I'm a banjo newbie, so I don't know if I'm excited or scared!  But I'm camping, so I'll get exposed to about as much as possible, I suppose.  I guess I'll be in "period clothing" - my wife asked me…"
Jun 11, 2013
Mark Shimonkevitz replied to Rob Morrison's discussion Fretted vs. Fretless
"I am thinking about building a kit, or picking up another fretless.  I did briefly own an old SS Stewart several years ago that was re-'boarded as a fretless.  It was great fun to play, but I didn't know enough about it, got into…"
Feb 25, 2013
Mark Shimonkevitz replied to Rob Morrison's discussion Fretted vs. Fretless
"Well, being a Maryland local, with a lot of experience camping in heat and humidity, I'm tempted to bring a Gold Tone (fretted) with a carbon neck and a modern head.  Will that get me banished from the camp area? I do have an old fretted…"
Feb 25, 2013
Mark Shimonkevitz replied to Rob Morrison's discussion Fretted vs. Fretless
"As a beginning banjo player, and a bit of a "lurker" on this site, I looked up this thread after signing up for Antietam '13.  I wondered what I would do there without a fretless banjo.  I guess I will not be as out of place…"
Feb 25, 2013
Mark Shimonkevitz commented on Greg Adams's event Antietam Early Banjo Gathering-VI (June 21-23, 2013)
"I just registered.  As a banjo neophyte, I am really looking forward to this event."
Feb 22, 2013
Mark Shimonkevitz might attend Greg Adams's event

Antietam Early Banjo Gathering-VI (June 21-23, 2013) at Keedysville, MD

June 21, 2013 to June 23, 2013
The Sixth Annual Antietam Early Banjo GatheringThe Antietam Early Banjo Gathering (also known as the Early American Banjo Conference) is the premier event for enthusiasts and scholars of the 19th century banjo music and culture. The conference, held at the Pry House Field Hospital Museum on the Antietam National Battlefield, raises awareness of the early banjo’s significance in the development of American popular music. It also underscores music’s importance in the lives of Civil War…See More
Feb 19, 2013
Mark Shimonkevitz is now a member of Minstrel Banjo
Jul 15, 2012

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How did you find out about Ning Minstrel Banjo?
Google
How long have you played banjo?
off and on for a couple of years.....rank amateur (I'm handicapped, cuz I'm a guitar player!)
What kind of banjo(s) do you own?
Bart Reiter fretless; Gold Tone fretted open back; a couple of old tenors

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