FESCUE

  • From Marian (Smyth County), Virginia.
  • Formed in 1980 by “Fat Albert” Blackburn (plays bass).
  • Fescue is a very resilient type of grass. Hence the name.
  • Other band members: Mike Goodman (banjo), Garnet Lester (guitar), Raymond Campbell (mandolin), Jordan Blevins (fiddle).
  • 1997, 2000, won first place at Galax Old Time Fiddler’s Convention band contest.
  • 2002, released “Now and Again” album on Eastwood label.
  • 2004, released “Railroad in My Mind” album on Eastwood label.
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