Eddie Adcock was born in 1938 He began his professional musical career as a 5 string banjoist in 1953 and went on to collaborate with many other musicians, including Smokey Graves, Mac Wiseman, Bill Harrell, Buzz Busby and Bill Monroe. He later joined joined The Country Gentlemen. He now performs almost exclusively with his wife Martha and calls Nashville his home. This performance at the Minnesota Bluegrass and Old Time Music Festival was a triumphant return to the stage after a serious car accident that the couple suffered in February of 2015. The dynamic duo of Eddie and Martha Adcock are known as “the biggest little band in Bluegrass”. Cashbox magazine and Billboard magazine have both named them “one of the Bluegrass circuit's top acts”.
The Ivory Bridge Bluegrass Band features Bill Liners on guitar and vocals, Jim Tordoff on banjo and vocals, John Bodle on mandolin and vocals and Kathe Liners on bass and vocals. Ivory Bridge plays original music with Traditional Bluegrass instrumentation. They are know for their masterful musicianship and soulful vocals. Kathe Liners writes the songs and the rest of the band makes them into layers of musical delight. They are based out of Minnetonka, Minnesota.