Monroe Crossing has been playing traditional bluegrass as a band since 2000. Formed when members of a few different Minnesota bands who had filled in with each other and realized this combination worked well together. In 2004 the band went full time and the appearance at Wintergrass 2009 will be part of the bands year long tour. The band and its members have one a variety of awards including Vocalist,Guitar,Banjo,Mandolin and 2 nominations in Bass Player of the Year categories at the Minnesota Bluegrass & Old Time Music Association. In 2007 the band was inducted into the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame. Monroe Crossing is a great wedding band to, check out their website section for booking them for weddings (Maybe a Wintergrass wedding). Their latest cd is a live release “Live From Silver Dollar City” has received rave reviews from a variety of bluegrass DJ’s and magazines.
Lisa Fuglie-mandolin, fiddle Art Blackburn-guitar Matt Thompson-mandolin Benji Fleming-banjo Mark Anderson-bass