Bela Fleck and Brooklyn Rider

. October 30, 2013.
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Bela Fleck is one of the premier banjo players in the world. From bluegrass to classical and even African-inspired world music, Fleck's genre-defying, virtuoso playing is instantly recognizable. On November 24, he brings his new band Brooklyn Rider to Rackham Auditorium as part of UMS's Chamber Arts Series. Known for his mind-blowing banjo picking, Fleck has been exploring the boundaries of music for over 30 years. Brooklyn Rider, featuring members of Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Ensemble, translates contemporary classical music into an easily accessible and fun concert, inviting to the ears of all listeners.

4pm. $24-$56. Rackham Auditorium, 915 E. Washington St. 734-763-3333. ums.org

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