September 14, 2014

Bluegrass virtuoso Mike Stevens taps the power of music in Canada’s north [CBC Music]

As published on CBC Music and in the CBC Music Magazine:

“Harmonica virtuoso Mike Stevens might have became a millionaire as a member of the Grand Ole Opry, until he discovered something more valuable 30 kilometres north of Goose Bay.

Mike Stevens is an unlikely star of the Grand Ole Opry. Before him, no petrochemical worker from Sarnia, Ont., had ever performed on country music’s most famous stage, and if one tried, travelling with a banjo, fiddle or a guitar would be the safest route. But Stevens plays the harmonica, and bluegrass doesn’t always make room for the harmonica.”

Read the complete article here.

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