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At 3:10pm on September 6, 2010, Greg Adams said…
Nice photo Rob! Great to meet you at AEBGIII!!!
At 3:18pm on March 16, 2011, Mark Hobson said…
Thanks Rob.  Good to reconnect.  About to start learning banjo......  still crazy after all these years!
At 10:31am on March 17, 2011, Mark Hobson said…

Rob, 

Living down in Birmingham AL.... don't have your phone number.  You can send it to me at mark@markhobson.net   It would be good to talk with you!

At 10:41am on April 7, 2011, Bob Flesher said…

Thanks, Rob, for the welcome.  Since you say I got you into this I guess I will have to applogise for all the trials,  troubles and hardships you are enduring here on this site.  Tim Twiss  sent me an email and said I better get on the stick and join.  So here I am.  I am still a head-ducking country boy in here wondering which button to push to make things work.  Gotta get my profile etc. together and get my self in order. 

 

 What the heck is a "Gift"

 

Bob Flesher

At 1:46pm on January 16, 2013, Marc Pacchioli said…

Rob,  Thanks for the comment and welcome to Minstrel Banjo.  I am a relative beginner to clawhammer banjo, although I've played and sung some old time/bluegrass  off and on for years. Look forward to learning and meeting some banjo players of the minstrel style and giving it a go myself.  Would love to get involved with some Civl War band folks.  I live in Southeast Pennsylvania.

Thanks again.

Marc

At 1:07pm on February 19, 2013, Bruce Reich said…

Rob,

The weather conjecture (from the Hagerstown, MD Almanack) reads

"June...17-21 fair, very warm; 22 - 23 cooler, sever storms; 24 - 30 fair..."

Just looked it up after your comment regarding the weather. Hope to see you there! 

Bruce  

At 1:40pm on February 19, 2013, Rob Morrison said…

Bruce--So, if I've got this right it will be fair with severe storms and very warm and cool.  That's just how it was last year..Hmmm, quite a coincidence.--(It rained all night the day I left, the weather it was dry, the sun so hot I froze to death, etc.)---Rob

At 8:11am on March 29, 2013, Scott Danneker said…

Thanks Rob,

I shall take your advice with the Clarion.  The only period attire that I have is my old confederate uniform.   If I leave all the all the army type accccessories at home, do you think could I get by with it? 

Thanks again,

-Scott

To Scott Danneker -- I stay at the Clarion Hotel In Shepherdstown, WV.  It's a staight shot about 10 minutes away.  I usually just wear period costume on Saturday when we play for the public.--Rob"

At 8:25am on March 29, 2013, Rob Morrison said…

Scott--Yes--Remember that they wore undyed wool socks.  We don't really have a lot of "stitch counters" at this thing.  It's all about the music and being with other crazy people with a similar interest.--Rob

At 8:32am on March 29, 2013, Tim Twiss said…

Clothes get you "in the mood'...and is great fun, but as Rob sadi...not essential. One other tip is all all the stuff on the strip in Hagerstown. Lots of choices...and pretty close. I did that my first year, but not i am up hidden in the woods with my North Face tent.

At 8:32am on March 29, 2013, Tim Twiss said…

I meant...now I am hidden up...

 

At 8:51am on March 29, 2013, John Masciale said…

At the first EABG I wore my confederate uniform, there will likely be a few yankees there as well.  Don't be shy.

At 11:30am on June 16, 2013, Strumelia said…

Hi all- I'll be arriving on thurs and staying at the Clarion too- Rob check your inbox for my message.

At 10:54pm on April 4, 2014, John Salicco said…

Thanks for the welcome.  I'm still trying to figure my way around this site, but it seems to be populated with some pretty savvy folks who also have some great banjos.  Sounds like you have a terrific collection.

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