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Country: Bluegrass Moods: Type: Acoustic Folk: String Band

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United States - West Virginia

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The Bing Brothers Band featuring Jake Krack on Fiddle

The Bing Brothers have played their hard-driving brand of string band music from Canada to Florida - from Spain to England, and from Australia, to Ireland and Scotland. Their sound has been formed in the West Virginia mountains, and they remain true to their roots. Yet The Bing Brothers are highly versatile, playing selections in old time and bluegrass, as well as traditional Irish songs and ragtime. Banjo player Tim Bing is a 13-time West Virginia State Champion and Appalachian String Band winner. Fiddler Jake Krack has won the Galax Fiddler's Convention Contest four times and is known as one of today's top old time fiddlers. Mandolin player and band leader Mike Bing has been the glue that has kept the band together for over 30 years, and created The Allegheny Echoes Summer Workshops, which celebrate Pocahontas County and West Virginia music. Because of their contributions to West Virginia music, Mike and Tim Bing are the 2012 recipients of the West Virginia Culture and History’s Vandalia Award. The Bing Brothers Band have kept the powerful rhythm of the band cranking with the additions of guitarist Bob Lieving and bassist Tim Corbett in 2002. In 2011 the band won First Place in the Old Time Band Contest at the Galax Fiddler's Convention for the second consecutive year, at which Jake Krack was also awarded First Place Fiddler for the 5th time and Best All Around Performer for the 4th time.

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