Houston, Texas' most experienced bluegrass band, since 1982.
Traditional and contemporary bluegrass music with a flair for entertainment.
(for a larger photograph, click on PRESS PHOTO below)
Voted Best Bluegrass Band in the Houston Press Music Awards for 2002, 2003, and 2004.
click here for a larger photo: PRESS PHOTO
In 2015 we are celebrating 33 years of performing in Texas and around the world!
BRAND NEW RELEASE FROM The Lonestar Bluegrass Band!
RIDE CAPTAIN, RIDE
Our new CD is finally out! A couple of years in the making, and we believe it was well worth the wait. We have included 16 songs, including two originals written by Chris Hirsch.
Please click on the 'buy now' link to purchase this CD.
WE WERE FEATURED IN THE WEEKEND PREVIEW SECTION OF THE HOUSTON CHRONICLE, on July 7, 2005. Please click on the link below to see the online version of the article:
The Houston Chronicle's web site has a fine section featuring local bands. The Lonestar Bluegrass Band's site has a fun slide show and links to hear three of our songs!
To check it out, click here: CHRONICLE
Click on the link below to see a review of our performance in Georgetown by Marc Gunn:
Places to visit:
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THE LONESTAR BLUEGRASS BAND WINS AGAIN!
For the third year in a row we were honored to have been voted 'Best Bluegrass Band' in the Houston Press Music Awards for 2004.
Thanks a million to all our friends that cast their ballots in our favor!
Another unique trophy and we are proud of it.
Best Bluegrass Band 2004.
We had a fine time in New Braunfels at the Brauntex Performing Arts Theatre! Click on the link below to see lots of photographs!
(click on photograph to visit page)
Chris Hirsch, George Hanson, Chuck Gunn, Randy Powell
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BANJO, MANDOLIN, and GUITAR!
THE LONESTAR BLUEGRASS BAND'S
wins an unprecedented third Texas State Banjo Championship!!!!
The competition was tough this year and the scoring was close but the judges chose Chris' rendition of LIMEROCK to win the title. Chris now intends to retire from the contest and offer his services as judge in the future TSBC competitions.
2002 Texas State Banjo Champ
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