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Banjolectric

americana, updated.

 

Banjolectric

 

Detroit Electro-Folk / new americana

Shattering your idea of "banjo music," Gregory Mulkern performs high-energy original songs built with a texture of tones and percussion produced live from his electric banjo. Passionate and driving vocals, intricate arrangements, and funky beats come together to deliver an exciting and fresh show: Americana, Updated for the 21st Century.

 

 
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Shows! 

Upcoming shows:

December 6th: Eastern Market Brewing, Detroit

Feb 5th: The Elbo room, Chicago, IL

Feb 6-7, 2019: Love+Radio Beginning|Middle|End, Chicago

Feb 8 2019: House Show, Grand Rapids, MI

Feb 9 2019: Rocky’s, Grand Rapids, MI

Feb 14th: Album Release party!! Details tba

Feb 17 2019: McShane’s, Detroit, MI

Notable Past Shows

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Aug-Sept 2018  European tour, so below album EU release

August 2018 Great Lakes Flow Festival

JUne 2018 Pyrofest

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June 2018 Detroit Riverdays Festival

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June 2018 Detroit Music Weekend

May 2018 cmap showcase, The Jam Handy, Detroit MI

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April 2018  Innovate Detroit, capital park

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march 2018  hamtramck music festival

October 12th, 2017  PJ's Lagerhouse, with bob log III

News & Updates

October 2018:

The album release tour in the EU was a blast! Thanks to everyone who stuck around after the shows to talk and pick up merch. Now I’m back in Detroit getting excited to release the album digitally on Nov 16th and physically in February, details TBA. Look for the album preview in PopMatters international magazine: popmatters.com !!

July 2019:

Dates are all confirmed for the EU album release tour! 21st Century Americana crosses the pond this summer - check out the tour schedule and come say hi!

March 2018:

Banjolectric was an official selection at the 2018 Detroit Performers Expo. Here are some comments from the jurors:

"So fresh! Banjolectric's originality leaves you wanting to hear more."
"It's amazing what Banjolectric can do."
"Banjolectric's blending of genres is great for summer festivals."

 
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So Below

by Banjolectric

Debut album “So Below” Digital Release: November 16th, 2018