April 30, 2011

The Lost and Found

Stencel Hall - Taylor College & Seminary
11525-23 Ave. Doors 7:30 * Show 8:00 pm

Lost and Found was Formed in 1973, the original line-up of the Lost & Found bluegrass band consisted of bass player Allen Mills, banjo player Gene Parker, mandolin player Dempsey Young and guitarist Roger Handy. The band became quite popular playing bluegrass festivals, with Mills' exceptional song writing contributing much to the group's fame "Love of the Mountains," has be-come a contemporary bluegrass standard. In addition to contemporary songs, the band also records more traditional songs. Most of their albums feature similar material, and the band continues to be a strong positive force in con-temporary bluegrass music. Throughout the years Lost and Found has had many talented members. Today, the band is made up by originator Allen Mills on bass, Scottie Sparks on guitar, Ronald Smith on banjo and newest member Scot Napier on mandolin replacing the legendary Dempsey Young who passed away December 10, 2006. www.lostandfoundbluegrass.com

Concert Opener:  Anna Somerville & Marc Ladouceur

No strangers to the NBCMS!

Marc Ladoucer has been a long-time musical collaborator with Anna Somerville. Each enjoys many styles of music, but a shared love for bluegrass brought Anna & Marc together.

Their blend of bluegrass, old-time and folk results in an authentic sound. Anna's vocal style is one of quiet intensity that relies on the musical finesse of Marc to enhance the tunes. Together they draw out the intention of the song.
Anna draws from various musical influences and life experiences that are reflected in her song writing. Marc is best known as an exceptional guitar and mandolin player as well as singer with the popular Alberta band Down to the Wood. Marc also performs regularly as a sideman for numerous folk and country artists across western Canada and the United States.

Marc & Anna enjoy the company of the other while presenting original and traditional music.