Minnesota Bluegrass group Monroe Crossing will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 12. From left to right are group members Matt Thompson and Benji Flaming on mandolin, Lisa Fuglie on fiddle, Mark Tompson on guitar and Mark Anderson on bass. Submitted Photo
Monroe Crossing to take audience back in time
When Monroe Crossing appears on stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the historic Chief Theater in downtown Bemidji, the audience will be taken back in time to the late 1940s.
That's when Bill Monroe, the acknowledged father of today's bluegrass music, stepped onto the stage with his band, The Blue Grass Boys, and played to audiences clapping and stomping on the floor.
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