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The Kruger Brothers bringing unique infusion of classical, folk music to Fayetteville

SAVE 20% OFF YOUR TICKET WHEN USING PROMO CODE "FSO" until April 19, 2024 at fayettevillesymphony.org or by calling 910-433-4690!
We are thrilled to welcome the Kruger Brothers to Fayetteville to perform alongside the FSO for this special program at 7:30 p.m. on April 20, 2024, at Seabrook Auditorium.
You can expect to hear bluegrass music alongside classical masterpieces such as Copland’s Appalachian Spring on this exciting and collaborative program. Tickets range from $5-$32, and are available now!
* A trolley service to Seabrook Auditorium from the FSO office (310 Green Street) and back will be available. The trolley will leave at 6:30pm.
* There will be a pre-concert talk with FSO musicians at 6:45pm.
About the Kruger Brothers: Born and raised in Europe, brothers Jens and Uwe Kruger started singing and playing instruments at a very young age. Growing up in a family where music was an important part of life, they were exposed to a wide diversity of musical influences. The brothers were performing regularly by the time they were 11 and 12 years old, and they began their professional careers in 1979.
Jens’ and Uwe’s first public performances were as a duo, and in just a few years they were busking on the streets of cities throughout eastern and western Europe.
CBS Records contracted with Jens and Uwe when Jens was just 17 years old, and shortly thereafter, the Krugers hosted a radio show on SRG SSR, the Swiss Public broadcast group. Several years later, the brothers teamed up with bass player Joel Landsberg, a native of New York City who also had a very extensive musical upbringing in classical and jazz music (studying with jazz great Milt Hinton), thus forming a trio that has been playing professionally together since 1995. Together, they established the incomparable sound that The Kruger Brothers are known for today.
The trio moved to the United States in 2002 and is based in Wilkesboro. Since their formal introduction to American audiences in 1997, The Kruger Brothers’ remarkable discipline, creativity and their ability to infuse classical music into folk music has resulted in a unique sound that has made them a fixture within the world of acoustic music. The honesty of their writing has since become a hallmark of the trio’s work. In their ever-expanding body of work — Jens (banjo and vocals), Uwe (guitar and lead vocals), and Joel (bass and vocals) — The Kruger Brothers personify the spirit of exploration and innovation that forms the core of the American musical tradition. Their original music is crafted around their discerning taste, and the result is unpretentious, cultivated, and delightfully fresh.
SAVE 20% OFF YOUR TICKET WHEN USING PROMO CODE "FSO" until April 1, 2024 at fayettevillesymphony.org or by calling 910-433-4690!
A special thank you to our sponsors Cape Fear Valley HealthThe Forest at Duke, and Beasley Media Group.