– WFIT 89.5FM, a service of Florida Tech, and the Parks and Recreation Department of Palm Bay present the Indian River Bluegrass Boys at Bluegrass in the
Park on Sunday, November 13, 3-6 p.m. at Goode Park in Palm Bay. Admission is free.
The Indian River Bluegrass Boys, Brevard County’s newest arrival on the bluegrass scene, have energy and flair. Joe Trivette on fiddle, mandolin, and
vocals, Richard Powell on guitar, spoons, and vocals, Carson Hunter on banjo and vocals, and Zach Jones on bass, guarantee to get your feet tapping and
your heart beating.
Trivette is Brevard’s 18-year-old bluegrass on fiddle and mandolin prodigy. He has been playing fiddle and classical violin since 1997, and mandolin since
2002. His other instruments include acoustic and electric guitar, bass guitar, didgeridoo, percussion, and keyboard. Powell is a seasoned flat-picking
guitarist and a professional spoon-player who fascinates with his spoon solo. Hunter, playing banjo since 1997, has an exuberant and joyful style of
performing that looks like he was born playing the banjo. Listen for his “Dueling Banjos” rendition. Last, but not least, is band newcomer Zach Jones on
Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and picnics for an afternoon of feet tapping, smiles and amazement at these young bluegrass performers. For more
information, call Sandi Hall at WFIT-89.5FM at (321) 674-8950.