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Joe Newberry has been playing banjo since his childhood in Missouri, but his career blossomed in North Carolina as both an award-winning bluegrass songwriter and a semi-regular performer on Garrison

Madison County Championship Rodeo

Joe Newberry has been playing banjo since his childhood in Missouri, but his career blossomed in North Carolina as both an award-winning bluegrass songwriter and a semi-regular performer on Garrison

Rosemary and Goat Cheese Strata

Joe Newberry has been playing banjo since his childhood in Missouri, but his career blossomed in North Carolina as both an award-winning bluegrass songwriter and a semi-regular performer on Garrison

Joe Newberry: Live at Our State

Joe Newberry has been playing banjo since his childhood in Missouri, but his career blossomed in North Carolina as both an award-winning bluegrass songwriter and a semi-regular performer on Garrison Keillor’s “A Prarie Home Companion.” We were honored to have Joe perform in the Our State library. Enjoy his moving performance below.

Other Performances:
Kruger Brothers
Nikki Talley
Mandolin Orange
Lowland Hum
Mipso

Our Music in the Library series is bringing some of North Carolina’s best musicians into our offices, instruments in hand, to perform a song or two just for us. We’re filming these live performances and showcasing them on our website. See the performances at music.ourstate.com.

This story was published on Mar 27, 2014

Erin Reitz

Erin Reitz

Erin Reitz is a former digital content specialist at Our State.