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Noon Hour Concert shows the young face of bluegrass

'No Rest for Pickers' plays Aug. 4 at Calvary Lutheran Church in Park Rapids.

Aidan Larson (vocals, guitar and mandolin) and Sawyer Corcoran (mandolin, fiddle and guitar) will be performing at the Noon Hour Concert Thursday, Aug. 4 at Calvary Lutheran Church in Park Rapids. The boys are members of the bluegrass ensemble "No Rest for Pickers" from Bemidji, whose members are, from left, Larson, Joel Verschay, Corey Campbell, Corcoran and Johnny Pfaff.
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The Noon Hour Concert will feature members of “No Rest for Pickers,” a bluegrass band from Bemidji, 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4 at Calvary Lutheran Church

The performance will feature Sawyer Corcoran on mandolin, fiddle and guitar and Aidan Larson on vocals, guitar and mandolin.

Their band, also featuring Johnny Pfaff, Joel Verschay and Corey Campbell, formed three years ago when the teens met at the Headwaters Fiddle Camp and bonded over a shared love of music.

“They started with mostly bluegrass with some folk-rock mixed in,” said Leah Corcoran, “but they kind of have their own groove now that people come to expect to hear from them.”

There is no admission for the concert. A free will offering will be taken.


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