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The Special Consensus

Two-time GRAMMY nominees, The Special Consensus is a bluegrass band that has achieved a contemporary sound in their four decades of performing, making their music a modern classic.

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The Special Consensus
The Special Consensus

Time & Location

Nov 17, 2023, 8:00 PM

Viroqua, 116 S Main St, Viroqua, WI 54665, USA

About the event

The Special Consensus is a bluegrass band that has achieved a contemporary sound in their four decades of performing, making their music a modern classic. The band is led by Greg Cahill, banjo player and recipient of the prestigious Distinguished Achievement Award from the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) and inducted into the Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music in America Hall of Greats, and includes Dan Eubanks (bass), Greg Blake (guitar) and Michael Prewitt (mandolin).

Special Consensus has received six awards from the IBMA and two Grammy nominations (Scratch Gravel Road in 2012 and Rivers and Roads in 2018).

They are four talented vocalists and instrumentalists who follow their creative desires without straying too far from their bluegrass roots.

Great Blue North (Compass Records, 2023), is the most recent and 21st Special C recording - a tip-of-the-hat to the band’s Canadian friends and fans made throughout nearly four decades of touring throughout the country. All songs included on the recording were written by Canadian writers and numerous Canadian musician friends of the band made guest appearances. The Gordon Lightfoot song “Alberta Bound” received an IBMA nomination for the 2023 Collaborative Recording of the Year.

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