Kids young and old will enjoy this fun spirited program of music, sound and dance.
Contact Kathy DeVine for more info and pricing for your evnt or party. 631-848-9249
Educational Enrichment Program fro grades K-8, adult programs also available.
This program is designed to work with the classroom teachers & students with or without artists. DVD available for in class use with PDF worksheets for classroom activities, 6 10-12 minute videos introducing "students" to bluegrass history, singing, instruments and more! Follow up with discussion/participation in activities. We finish the program with a big stage show by Buddy Merriam & Back Roads with audience participation.
Grants avilable through the IBMA-International Bluegrass Music Association and D'Addario. Call us for more info: Kathy DeVine 631-848-9249
"Buddy Merriam has drawn a wonderful audience to our Discover Music seriesand our summer concerts in years gone by. His authentic music anddemonstration of "Monroe Style" mandolin music was the highlight of hisprogram in the Discover Music Series at the East Islip Public Library seriesthat [...]
Buddy Merriam brings out the best in fun at your party with his bluegrass band Back Roads Featuring step by step instruction with a professional square dance caller. A fun time for all!
"Back Roads provide the best in traditional Bluegrass music. Happy music by great people!" ~Pat Cannon, Foot and Fiddle Dance Company"Once again Buddy Merriam and Backroads gave us a wonderful night of music and dancing. Everyone enjoyed themselves and were glad they came. Thank you again for the music."~Fr. Bob St William the Abbot Church“Thanks for a beautiful musical evening! We had a wonderful time. Fr. Bob danced his feet off. The St. William’s Square Dance selection was fabulous, your musicians are talented." ~Eileen Montebano