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State Theatre
15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901
732-246-7469
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"Béla Fleck's Banjo Summit"
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Béla Fleck began making waves with a series of progressive banjo-centric recordings in the 1970’s and as a member of the Newgrass Revival in the 1980’s. As leader of the genre-busting Béla Fleck and the Flecktones since 1989, he has used the banjo to define the band’s one of a kind fusion of jazz, rock, bluegrass and world music.

Tony Trischka is a bluegrass banjo master and was a teacher to the young Béla Fleck. Bill Keith was a member of both Bill Monroe’s Bluegrass Boys and the Jim Kewskin Jug Band, while Eric Weissberg was one-half of the signature Dueling Banjos instrumental on the Deliverance soundtrack. Richie Stearns plays with jam and trend-setting bands, and Noam Pikelny is part of The Punch Brothers.  

<em>Moon Mouse, A Space Odyssey</em> <em>Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes</em> Mariah Carey <em>Bar Car Nights</em> Master Illusionist Miles Thorn New York Knicks Basketball <em>Cirque du Soleil Paramour</em> iLuminate <em>Chicago</em> Lakeside Brooklyn Ice Skating <em>Fiddler on the Roof</em>