Monroe Crossing
 | Monroe Crossing
http://www.MonroeCrossing.com
http://www.soundclick.com/monroecrossing



SEARCH ALL ARTISTS

CONNECT WITH
Follow on Facebook

Follow on Twitter

YouTube

Bands in Town




We've each been playing professionally for years and D'Addario was always there. One of the strengths of Monroe Crossing is we come from a diverse background of instruments and musical styles. The D'Addario family of products provided top quality entry level products which is so important to the beginner. As we've progressed, we've been able to move into their more cutting edge pro products like the Tru-Strobe Tuner and Zyex strings. I've always said "Never let your gear let you down" and D'Addario never does.

A D’Addario Fretted player since 1980.

Named in honor of Bill Monroe, “The Father of Bluegrass Music,” Monroe Crossing dazzles audiences with an electrifying blend of classic bluegrass, bluegrass gospel, and heartfelt originals. Their airtight harmonies, razor sharp arrangements, and on-stage rapport make them audience favorites across the United States and Canada.

Based in Minnesota, the group plays an average of 125 shows a year at major venues and festivals, frequently for non-bluegrass audiences — and people often comment that they’d never really liked bluegrass music until they attended a Monroe Crossing concert!

Monroe Crossing is made up of five very distinct personalities with differing musical backgrounds and tastes, combining for a very unique ensemble sound. They are Derek Johnson: guitar, lead & harmony vocals; Lisa Fuglie: fiddle, mandolin, lead & harmony vocals; Matt Thompson: mandolin, fiddle, baritone vocals; Mark Anderson: bass & bass vocals;
and David Robinson: banjo. Their paths crossed through the music of Bill Monroe so they like to say they had a “Monroe Crossing.”

Among their many honors, Monroe Crossing was selected to showcase at the 2007 International Bluegrass Music Association Convention and they were inducted into the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame in 2007. The only
bluegrass band ever nominated as “Artist of the Year” by the Minnesota Music Academy (MMA), Monroe Crossing won the 2003 MMA “Bluegrass Album of the Year” award. The group also took home four awards — for Female Vocalist, Guitar, Mandolin and Banjo — at the Minnesota Bluegrass and Old-Time Music Association’s 25th Anniversary Awards Banquet.

Monroe Crossing has recorded 12 CDs and one DVD to date, their latest being the well-reviewed album Gospel disc "Joy Joy Joy,” showcasing the band’s originality and reverence for the bluegrass tradition.




Other Artists You May Like
  • Rob McCoury
    Del McCoury Band
  • Nick Bearden
    Jamestown Revival
  • Daniel Kimbro
    Jerry Douglas Band, Martin Harley
  • Studio Instr. Rentals SF
    Studio Instrument Rentals, SIR SF
  • Levin Austin
    Nu-Blu
  • Darrell Scott
    Independent Artist
  • Ken Scoggins
    Independent Artist
  • Russ Pahl
    independent artist
  • Alex Balderston
    independent artist
  • Carolyn Routh
    Nu-Blu
  • Stephen Williams
    Jude Moses
  • Guthrie Trapp
    Guthrie Trapp, John Oates
  • Lance Allyn
    Independent Artist
  • Keith Tew
    The Farm Hands
  • David Hungate
    David Hungate (Independent artist)
  • Jedd Hughes
    Independent Artist
  • Scott Murray
    Anderson East; Jessie Baylin
  • Grant Smith
    Tristan Mcintosh; Emmy Rose
  • Pokey LaFarge
    Pokey LaFarge
  • Jay Ungar & Molly Mason
    Jay Ungar & Molly Mason


Privacy Policy About Our Ads Terms and Conditions of Use CALIFORNIA TRANSPARENCY IN SUPPLY CHAINS ACT View Mobile Site Dealers Only