The Flatland Ramblers
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The Flatland Ramblers, (formerly known as The Flatland String Band,) a traditional old-time band based in Polk County, Iowa, plays a lively mix of American mountain tunes and Celtic instrumentals. If you like music of the 1800s as it was played in 1975, you'll love this band! Funky enough for a barn dance, hip enough for the coffeehouse, we play 19th century music for the 21st century. Perfect for farmer's markets, Civil War reenactments, Renaissance fairs, céilís, keggers, political rallies, weddings, wakes, hog roasts, hoolies, hoedowns, shindigs and shivarees! The band consists of:

HARVEST_HOME.mp3
Harvest Home
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Scott Ross: 5-string banjo, cittern, bodhran

Jeanne Witt: flute, piccolo, pennywhistle, mandolin

Barbara Shultz: mandolin, octave mandolin, tenor banjo

Donna Ritchie: guitar, Jew's harp

THE FLATLAND RAMBLERS: Toe-Tappin' Tunes


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Garry Owen
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HILLS_OF_IRELAND.mp3

Hills of Ireland
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...and keep posted on our ever-changing schedule:
The Flatland Ramblers
2014 Iowa Performance Calendar:

Saturday, January 18- Afternoon Concert, 1:30 P.M. - 2:30 P.M.
(Private.)
(Iowa Veterans Home, 1301 Summit Street, Marshalltown.)

Saturday, March 15- Concert, 1:00P.M. - 3:00 P.M.
(Private.)
(The Thoreau Center, 3500 Kingman, Des Moines.)

Thursday, June 26- Concert, 6:30P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
(Private.)
(The Village, 708 S. Jefferson, Indianola.)

Sunday, September 14- 44th Annual Fiddler's Picnic, Noon - 6:00 P.M.
($5 admission.)
(Johnson County Fairgrounds, Iowa City.)


The Flatland Ramblers will play music in exchange for money:
Contact us here.
Or phone: 515-277-3787

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