New Field Elementary - Rogers Park

“There's something powerful about coming back to the neighborhood where the band first played and being able to tell the kids about starting our dreams right around the block from where they're in school. “

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Ben Wright
Bluegrass Ambassadors Podcast, Ep. 01: Bringing Doc Watson to Dubai

Episode 1 is an interview with Dubai based performer Vijit Malik, an accomplished musician, as well as a lover of the Grateful Dead, Hindustani, and bluegrass music. Vijit talks about his experience growing up in New Delhi, the connections between Indian and some American musics and what it's like to perform in a country where 'popular' music may not be as common as it is in other parts of the world.

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A Proud Mining Town Welcomes the Henhouse Prowlers

The Prowlers were able to stop into the small mining town of Hanna, Wyoming this week and do two full days of Bluegrass Ambassadors programming, culminating in a collaborative performance in front of the students, their parents and members of the community.  We'd like to extend a huge thanks to the HES principal Mark Shipp, the IBMA Foundation, Deering Banjo's and the Platte Valley Arts Council for making it possible!

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Ben Wright