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Dan Kilbride (banjo) and Jared Finck (mandolin and dobro) bring together a mix of playing styles. No strangers to old-time music, bluegrass and country, this powerful duo blends virtuosic picking with a deep knowledge of songs and stories.

Kilbride grew up one of 12 children on a farm near Wakonda, South Dakota. After hearing bluegrass for the first time, it took just two weeks for him to buy his first banjo and begin taking lessons with award-winning musicians in Oklahoma and Arkansas. Finck started playing when he was 12 and later recorded an instrumental bluegrass album in Nashville. Not only does he play mandolin and dobro (resonator guitar), but he is also an instrument maker and songwriter.

This program is free of cost for NMM Members!


If you are a person with a disability and need a special accommodation to fully participate, please contact Disability Services at least 48 hours before an event. Students and the public can contact Disability Services at 605-658-3745 or Faculty and staff should contact Human Resources at 605-658-3660.

Friday, April 22, 2022 at 5:00:00 PM UTC

NMM LIVE! | Dan Kilbride & Jared Finck



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