Award-winning Traditional Bluegrass!
Howdy folks! We've added a last-minute show on November 30 in York, PA, at the Seven Mountains Bluegrass Association's great concert series. For more info visit their website. We hope you can make it!
Andy Statman's "Superstring Theory" is out! The latest project from the New York mandolin monster features his long-time bandmates Jim Whitney and Larry Eagle, plus special guests Mike Cleveland and Tim O'Brien! Hear Mike's versatility as he steps out on a variety of tunes from different styles including Klezmer-influenced "The French Press" and a great Tim O'Brien version of Richie Valens' hit "Come On Let's Go." For more information visit Andy Statman's website.
Tune in this Saturday, Sept. 14, to hear Mike and the band perform on the Grand Ole Opry! The show starts at 7 p.m. Central time, and Flamekeeper is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. For ticket information visit this page. You can also visit this page to find out how to listen to the show live on the radio, on your smartphone or tablet, or via computer. SiriusXM subscribers can hear the complete Opry show on Channel 56 starting at 9 p.m. Saturday.
Flamekeeper's mandolin player, Nathan Livers, has been growing his hair for quite some time and it's starting to get in the way of his pickin'! In fact, Michael says if Nathan doesn't get his hair cut soon, Mike's gonna make him wear it in pigtails on stage! So in an effort to get this man a haircut, Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper are launching a fun Facebook Contest, awarding one lucky winner a Prize Package while also making a donation to a very worthy cause!
HOW TO ENTER:
If you haven't already done so, visit the FACEBOOK page of Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, go to the top right corner and click "LIKE". When the band's Facebook page reaches 5000 "LIKES," one of the 5000 people will be chosen randomly as the WINNER! That's it! That's all you have to do!
THE PRIZE PACKAGE:
- Concert Tickets: Winner will receive TWO (2) Complimentary Tickets to a Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper Concert of the winner's choice
- Jam With The Band: Winner will receive a private 30-minute Jam Session with the band prior to the concert
- Photo With The Band: Winner will join the band on stage during the concert and have their Photo taken with the band. The photo will be featured in the band's newsletter, and on their website, Facebook and Twitter.
- Perform With The Band: In the event the winner happens to be a musician or singer, winner will perform a song with the band on-stage during the concert
THE HAIR CUT:
Once the Facebook page reaches 5000 "LIKES," Nathan will officially get his hair cut by Michael Cleveland! We'll capture this momentous occasion on video and share it with the world on Facebook.
LOCKS OF LOVE:
Since Nathan's hair is so long, he will be donating it to Locks of Love, a non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children who have suffered long-term hair loss due to illness.
The Fine Print:
Employees and family members of Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper are not eligible to win. Winner will be announced on Facebook once the page reaches 5000 fans. Winner will be contacted via Facebook messaging and/or email to finalize prize package details. Winner agrees to allow Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper to use winner's name and likeness in promotion of the Locks For Likes Facebook contest in all media outlets including but not limited to www.FlamekeeperBand.com, Facebook, Twitter and newspapers and online publications.
Michael Cleveland will be up for his 10th Fiddle Performer of the Year award when the International Bluegrass Music Association hands out its annual awards next month in Raleigh, North Carolina. Mike has won the award nine times since 2001.
The 24th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards show is Thursday, September 26, 2013, at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh. For awards show ticket information and information on other World of Bluegrass 2013 events, visit the IBMA website.