Bluegrass band Katahdin Valley Boys, from left, Dan Simons, Jeff Folger, Steve Bixby and Ken Brooks, will perform at the Vienna Union Hall. Submitted image

The Katahdin Valley Boys, a Maines bluegrass band, will return to the Vienna Union Hall at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at 5 Vienna Mountain Road, in Vienna.
The band consists of four members who all rotate singing lead and provide tight harmonies and smooth solos. The KatahdinValley Boys were honored as recipients of the Bluegrass Band of the Year award for 2012 by The Maine Country Music Association and in 2008, 2009 and 2011 by the Maine Academy of Country Music. Each member brings many years of experience and professional showmanship with hard driving, traditional Bluegrass sound. The boys are unique in that all four band members are featured instrumentally and vocally in each set of every show.
The band includes Jeff Folger, a native of Sidney, who is lead and tenor harmony singer, playing the five-string banjo in a traditional, hard-driving style.

Ken Brooks who calls Athens home and was honored by the Maine Country Music Association as an inductee into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2012. His rhythm and lead guitar picking along with lead and harmony vocals enhance the band’s all around sound.

Steve Bixby plays the upright bass, performs much of the emcee work, and adds his vocals to the show. Originally from Ashland, Massachusetts. Bixby lives on the Pemaquid Peninsula in Round Pond.

Vienna’s own Dan Simons is a well-seasoned musician who plays bluegrass mandolin, sings lead and harmony vocals, and is a talented guitar player.
Tickets cost $15 in advance, or $20 day os show.

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