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Béla Fleck & the Flecktones

May 28, 2020 | 8 pm
Paramount Bristol
(423) 274-8920 | MAP | WEBSITE

Groundbreaking, Grammy-winning quartet Béla Fleck & the Flecktones will be celebrating its 30th anniversary with a North American tour. Banjoist Béla Fleck, harmonica and keyboardist Howard Levy, bassist Victor Wooten and percussionist / drumitarist Roy “Future Man” Wooten have been creating some of the most forward thinking music during their long, storied career. While all manners of genres come into play – from classical and jazz to bluegrass and African music to electric blues and Eastern European folk dances – the result is an impossible to pigeonhole sound all their own, a meeting of musical minds that remains, as ever, utterly indescribable.

“Victor Wooten would lay down thick and dirty bass grooves throughout the night, while Bela Fleck creates sounds with the banjo that are seemingly impossible. No matter what style they are playing, each is at the absolute highest level of craftsmanship on his instrument.” – Glide Magazine