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How To Book BELA FLECK For Your Event!
Bela Fleck and The Flecktones
may be available for your next special event!
GRAMMY AWARD winning Béla Fleck is an American banjo player.
An acclaimed virtuoso, Béla Fleck is an innovative and technically
proficient pioneer and ambassador of the banjo, bringing the instrument from its
bluegrass roots to jazz, classical, rock and various world music genres. He is
best known for his work with the bands New Grass Revival and Béla
Fleck and the Flecktones. Fleck has won 14 Grammy Awards and been nominated
In 2020, he was inducted into the International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame as
a member of New Grass Revival.
Since the age of 15 when he heard "Dueling Banjos"
by Weissberg & Mandell, and Flatt & Scruggs' "Ballad of Jed Clampett," Bela Fleck has developed into one of the world's
most talented and creative banjo pickers. Named after composer Bela
Bartok, Fleck's versatile repertoire includes old time bluegrass,
R&B, bebop, and progressive jazz.
This New York City native's broad musical interests
were fostered at the High School of Music and Arts in New York. His
eclectic musical influences include
Little Feat, Charlie
Parker, Earl Scruggs,
Aretha Franklin, John Coltrane,
Allman Brothers, Tony Trischka, and the Byrds.
Upon graduation, he headed to Boston to join a group
called The Tasty Licks, which recorded two albums then split in 1979.
Fleck moved on to join the Kentucky Band Spectrum, and shortly after
recorded his first solo album, "Crossing the
album won notice when Frets magazine named it "Best Overall
Fleck's popularity gained momentum when he joined
the New Grass Revival in 1982, and he was nominated for a Grammy award
in 1988 for his song "Drive." Frets magazine inducted him into
their Hall of Greats in 1990, further validating his success. In 1989,
Fleck and several talented acquaintances (Sam Bush on mandolin,
with his fiddle, Edgar Meyer on bass, and
Jerry Douglas playing the dobro) formed the group Strength In Numbers, out of which was produced
PBS television invited Bela Fleck to share
his music on their 1992 Lonesome Pine Special. He agreed and appeared
with several well-known musicians, including Howard Levy on piano,
harmonica, ocarina, and other instruments; Victor Lemonte Wooten on
bass guitar; and Victor's brother Roy "Futureman" Wooten, who
played the drumitar. They called themselves the Flecktones, and
released their self-titled debut album in 1990. Immediately after,
they released "Flight of the Cosmic Hippo" in 1991.
Two years later came "UFO
Tofu," an album
that blended bluegrass, worldbeat, R&B, and other musical flavors.
Later albums include "Tales from an Acoustic
Art," and "Three Flew Over the Cuckoo's
Notable songs include -- .
- Flight of the Cosmic Hippo
- Water Gardens
- Way of Love
- Backwoods Galaxy
- Yee-Haw Factor
- Sunset Road
- Sinister Minister
- Turtle Rock
- Earl in Shanghai
Bela Fleck and The Flecktones may be available for your next special event!
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.Contemporary Bluegrass. / ContemporaryBluegrass
.Progressive Bluegrass. / ProgressiveBluegrass
.Progressive Jazz. / ProgressiveJazz
.Folk-Jazz. / FolkJazz
.Fusion. / xFusion
.Post-Bop. / PostBop
.Fiddler. / xFiddler
.Dobro. / xDobro
x70s, x80s, x90s, x00s, x10s, x20s
Born: ..in New York / born nNewYork
Born: ..in New York City / born
Born: Jul 10, 1958
Based: ..in US
Based: ..in Colorado / based nColorado
Musical Artists, xJewish, .Orchestra
charts available. / OrchestraCharts
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Frequently Asked Questions About Booking BELA FLECK
HOW TO BOOK BELA FLECK?
(i.e., how to hire BELA FLECK for an event)
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Include information about your plans for your event and how hiring BELA FLECK (or someone similar) might be of special interest.
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HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK/HIRE BELA FLECK?
Official booking fees for BELA FLECK, or any other celebrity, are
determined based on a number of factors and may change at anytime without prior
(i.e., what is the fee of BELA FLECK for an event?)
(i.e., what is BELA FLECK charging to perform at an event?)
Factors influencing pricing vary and may include date, location, type of
event, whether a private party or a public concert, the artist's calendar,
whether the artist is on tour or not, how well tickets are selling at the
artist's concerts, the current demand for the artist's music, market activity, etc.
As you might expect, the more in-demand the artist is, the more buyers are
prepared to pay. Of course, this causes the artist's price to increase as
the artist becomes more popular, or decrease when becoming less popular.
Exclusive agents with exclusive representation frequently quote a
range instead of a specific price, since changes can occur at anytime.
artist's manager has a role in the decision to accept any
particular offer from a talent buyer.
To learn the most current artist's pricing, or the estimated
artist's fee for your particular event, simply click on the "Let's Get Started!" link found on this page. Then, send us your request for booking
IS BELA FLECK AVAILABLE TO WORK MY EVENT?
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your request for booking information.
(i.e., what is BELA FLECK's availability?)
Once we have your event/party information, we will be better able to assist
you with putting your entertainment talent booking plans in place as your
entertainment consultant. Let's get this done right! We look forward to working with you!