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KRUGER BROTHERS

 

KRUGER BROTHERS

Born and raised in Europe, brothers Jens and Uwe Kruger started singing and playing instruments at a very young age. Growing up in a family where music was an important part of life, they were exposed to a wide diversity of musical influences. The brothers were performing regularly by the time they were eleven and twelve years old, and they began their professional career in 1979. Jens’ and Uwe’s first public performances were as a duo, and in just a few years they were busking on the streets of cities throughout eastern and western Europe.

CBS Records contracted with Jens and Uwe when Jens was just seventeen years old, and shortly thereafter, the Krugers hosted a radio show on SRG SSR, the Swiss Public broadcast group. Several years later, the brothers teamed up with bass player Joel Landsberg, a native of New York City who also had a very extensive musical upbringing in classical and jazz music (studying with jazz great Milt Hinton), thus forming a trio that has been playing professionally together since 1995. Together, they established the incomparable sound that The Kruger Brothers are known for today. The trio moved to the United States in 2002 and is based in Wilkesboro, NC.

Since their formal introduction to American audiences in 1997, The Kruger Brothers’ remarkable discipline, creativity and their ability to infuse classical music into folk music has resulted in a unique sound that has made them a fixture within the world of acoustic music. The honesty of their writing has since become a hallmark of the trio’s work.

In their ever-expanding body of work – Jens Kruger (banjo and vocals), Uwe Kruger (guitar and lead vocals), and Joel Landsberg (bass and vocals) – The Kruger Brothers personify the spirit of exploration and innovation that forms the core of the American musical tradition. Their original music is crafted around their discerning taste, and the result is unpretentious, cultivated, and delightfully fresh.

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2021 Micro-fest Tickets

***Tickets will be for sale ONLINE ONLY--purchase your tickets online (not at gate) through July 24th***

Did you rollover your 2020 ticket? You should have already heard from the festival team. Please contact us if you have any questions

Micro-fest July 23rd & 24th

(w/ overnight camping)

$ 100
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Child's pass

(13 and up)

Children 12 and under



Friday Tickets

Full Day

$50

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After Dark

$30

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Saturday Tickets

Full Day

$50

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After Dark

$30

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MicroFest RV Ticket

Where are the RV tickets?

Due to increased requests, RV sites that have not already been paid for and reserved are now first come first serve--pay at the gate. Each $25 RV ticket is for one RV for one night. Please contact us with any questions or to reserve a medically necessitated hookup site.

Micro-fest pre-camp each night

(Select number of nights - July 18th-22nd)

$ 20 /night
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String Camp Ticket

(July 18th-22nd)

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