Dennis Elliott, master of the fiddle, will be performing at Stir Crazy Café from 6 pm till 9 pm on September 19 as part of the coffee shop’s Third Thursday Music Night series.
Dennis, who was born in Louisiana and immersed in Cajun music, and developed a love for bluegrass and old-time music, is a true virtuoso, and not just on the fiddle. He moves easily among the strings from fiddle to mandolin and banjo to guitar. He’s won the Virginia State Fiddling Championship three times, and the Virginia State Mandolin and Banjo Championship three times. Along with many other awards.
Through his long musical career, Dennis has played with or been in warm-up bands for Bill Monroe, Brenda Lee, David Allen Coe, Earl Scruggs, Ernest Tubb, Hank Williams, Jr., Mac Wiseman, Merle Haggard, Patty Loveless, Ricky Skaggs Tammy Wynette, Vassar Clements and many others.
Stir Crazy Café, 4015 MacArthur Ave, Richmond, VA 23227. (804) 864-0264