April 9, 2013

John C Campbell Folk Concert this Weekend

April 11   Mary Cox Performs at John C Campbell Folk School   Mary Cox is a third generation Floridian who received her first banjo when she was twelve. Her grandfather was a professional banjo player and his father was an old time fiddler. 

Mary Cox grew up in Palm Bay, Florida, playing and singing with her brother and in local bands. Mary is best known for her old time banjo playing featured on half a dozen CD’s including her latest. “Girl with the Banjo Tatoo.”. She has won contests in Florida (two time state champion), Georgia, North Carolina and Alabama, playing banjo, mountain dulcimer, and old time string band music.

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