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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 2012 we are celebrating 30 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.

 BUY NOW


 

CHRIS BAGLEY wins the

2006 TEXAS STATE FLAT PICKING GUITAR CHAMPIONSHIP!!!

Mike Fuller presents Chris with a new Gibson guitar and the first place trophy.

Much congratulations to Chris for a fine win!!! 


LOOK!

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:

http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/ae/music/local/3254868

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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:

REVIEW


 

Places to visit:

   PUBLIC APPEARANCES    BOOKING INFORMATION

 

Archives    Recordings


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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!

BRAUNTEX


BAND PERSONNEL

(click on photograph to visit page)

 

Chris Hirsch, Chris Bagley, George Hanson, Matt Morris

 

 

PLEASE ASK ABOUT THE SPECIAL WORKSHOPS AVAILABLE FOR

BANJO, MANDOLIN, and GUITAR!


THE LONESTAR BLUEGRASS BAND'S

CHRIS HIRSCH

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.

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2002 Texas State Banjo Champ


Click on the radio to enter the web site for Houston's bluegrass radio program on KPFT, 90.1FM,

THE BLUEGRASS ZONE

Hosted by CHRIS HIRSCH


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