European World of Bluegrass 2005 / Various
44 bands from Europe and the USA traveled to the little town of Voorthuizen in The Netherlands to showcase on May 5 - 7, at the 8th annual European World of Bluegrass convention. This selection of "live" recorded tracks, again masterfully selected and sequenced by Liz Meyer, reflects the wide range of bluegrass styles performed during this festival. Composition here vary from traditional to Nora Jones, and from Bill Monroe to Sting. 6 tracks are composed by the performing groups, as #1 European Bluegrass Band 2005 Carmel Sheerin & the Ravens from Ireland, Kreni from the Czech Republic, Bean Sprouts, Skyland, and Hotch Potch from The Netherlands, and Bononia Grass from Italy. Other performers here are from: Austria: Midlife Grass Belgium: Blue Cartel, Sons of Navarone Czech Republic: Album, Blackjack,Dessert, Krenie, Petr Brandejs Band, Rolls Boys, Sunny Side The Netherlands: New Lowland Slovakia: Meantime, Flowline, Fragment USA: Bill and Maggie Anderson, Chris and Sally Jones Band, Liz Meyer with Fragment, New England Bluegrass Band, Jim and Jennie & the Pinetops Russia: Country Bandists.