Béla Fleck: My Bluegrass Heart and Punch Brothers coming to Tanger Center on December 13

posted on August 12, 2022 by Thomas Marvin

The Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts is excited to welcome Grammy Award-winning artists Béla Fleck and Punch Brothers to our stage on December 13. Tickets go on sale Friday, August 19 at 10 a.m. at TangerCenter.com.

About Béla Fleck:
Over the last four decades, Béla Fleck has made a point of boldly going where no banjo player has gone before, a musical journey that has earned him 15 Grammys in nine different fields, including Country, Pop, Jazz, Instrumental, Classical, and World Music. But his roots are in bluegrass, and that’s where he returns with his first bluegrass tour in 24 years, My Bluegrass Heart. The Grammy award-winning album, My Bluegrass Heart is the third chapter of a trilogy that began with the 1988 album, Drive and continued in 1991 with The Bluegrass Sessions. “I was kind of surprised, frankly, when I sent out the invite for the first touring ensemble because everyone I asked said yes!” he said. Fleck’s first road band will spotlight some of the best of the new generation of bluegrass players, all sporting a myriad of Grammy Awards and nominations, as well as gigantic piles of IBMA awards for their instruments: fiddler Michael Cleveland, mandolin virtuoso Sierra Hull, celebrated multi-instrumentalist Justin Moses, bassist/multi-instrumentalist Mark Schatz, and the amazing Bryan Sutton on guitar.

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