The Mark Lavengood Bluegrass Bonanza!
Grand Rapids’ native son Mark Lavengood has toured the Regional, National, and International music circuits for over 10 years. Wearing a multitude of hats as a multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter, band leader, teacher, active member of Michigan’s Earthwork Music Collective, member of Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys, source of motivational energy, hobbyist massage therapist, Spanish translator and idea generator, Lavengood (affectionately known globally as “Huggy Bear”) employs his skill sets to engage with communities through song and voice and collaboration.
The Mark Lavengood Bluegrass Bonanza! has been performing on the Michigan music scene since 2014. This is an act you won’t want to miss! The band consists of masterful musicians hailing from Ann Arbor and Detroit, Michigan including Kyle Rhodes on guitar, Jason Dennie on mandolin, Spencer Cain on upright bass, Keith Billik on banjo, and Mark Lavengood on dobro and guitar. The band is planning on releasing a new album this fall and will be performing throughout Michgian this summer.