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Grammy-nominated Bluegrass Band to Perform in Lombard on January 6

Jan 03, 2019 02:32PM ● By Hannah Ott

Lombard, IL - Maple Street Concerts will present The Special Consensus, an established bluegrass band, at 3pm on January 6. The show will be at Maple Street Chapel, 200 S. Main St. in Lombard. 

The acoustic band of four started performing in the Midwest in 1975 and is now known across the country. They’ve been nominated twice for a Grammy for Best Bluegrass Album. In 2012 they were nominated for Scratch Gravel Road, released through Compass Records, then in 2018 for Rivers and Roads. They are also a popular act at the Annual IBAM (Irish Books Arts & Music) Festival in Chicago.

Nominated for five IBAM awards for 2018 "Album of the Year" and "Song of the Year," their repertoire features traditional bluegrass standards, original compositions by band members and professional songwriters and songs from other musical genres performed in the bluegrass format.

Tickets are $21 per person. Purchase here:

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