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The Michelle Canning Band
March 18, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm$12
The Michelle Canning Band will be performing traditional music at The Buttonwood Tree on March 18, 2016. The band will be performing songs from their new album, “The Flower and the Serpent,” as well as traditional bluegrass songs, original songs written by Canning, and music featuring each member of the band.
Originally from the North East region of Massachusetts, Michelle Canning is best known for her performance of bluegrass and traditional music. Her primary instrument being banjo, Canning also performs on a variety of instruments including guitar and bass, as well as contributing powerful and smooth lead and harmony vocals.
Her musical repertoire includes hard-driving bluegrass tunes, soulful ballads, honky-tonk country music, and original material.
Perhaps most recognized for her vibrant stage presence, Michelle Canning has toured in several states in the U.S. as well as seven different cities in the People’s Republic of China on two separate occasions.
In 2009, Canning became the youngest person and only female ever to earn the title of New England Banjo Champion.
She is joined by an incredible line-up of musicians each adding their own personal touch to the music. Each member of The Michelle Canning Band is a current student or graduate of Morehead State University’s Kentucky Center for Traditional Music, where students may receive a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Traditional Music.
Performers: Michelle Canning – Banjo, Guitar, Bass, Vocals (Mainly Banjo and Vocals); Thomas Albert – Guitar, Vocals; Casie Glover – Bass, Vocals; Samantha Cunningham – Fiddle, Vocals
The Michelle Canning Band provides the audience with not only a concert, but an energetic show that you do not want to miss!