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SATURDAY OCT 14 - 8:00pm


10 Time IBMA Fiddler of the Year

4 Time Instrumental Band of Year

& very special guest....


2015 Steve Martin Banjo Award

“Michael Cleveland is as versatile as they come, but when it comes to straight-up bluegrass, whether it’s a ‘bootstomper’ or a high and lonesome lament, his peers are few and far between.” - Atlanta Times

Michael Cleveland, Flamekeeper, bluegrass, music, evanston, concert, family, fun, Chicago

“It’s obvious he was destined to become one of Bluegrass’s contemporary stars.” - Boston Globe

Michael Cleveland & The Flamekeeper Band
Danny Barnes, banjo, concert, evanston IL,live, october 14 2017

Michael Cleveland - is one of bluegrass music’s great treasures: a 10-time IBMA fiddle player of the year and 4-time Instrumental Group of the Year winner, Cleveland captured the attention of the bluegrass community as a child prodigy who performed on the Grand Ole Opry with Alison Krauss when he was only 13 years old. But he became a viral video sensation this summer with a virtuosic impromptu performance of “Jerusalem Ridge” that racked up over racked up over 5 million views in just a few days. Now mainstream music fans are discovering what the bluegrass community has known for years—that Michael Cleveland is one of the most important fiddle players of his generation. 


With very special guest....

Winner of the... 

2015 Steve Martin Banjo Award!

Founder of the BAD LIVERS

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