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PHOTOS

BIO – SHORT

Anthony Ihrig is a banjo playing songwriter from Minneapolis who weaves together modern storytelling with wistful folk melodies and head-nodding grooves on traditional bluegrass instruments. As a solo performer and member of the award-winning bluegrass band The High 48s, Anthony is known for connecting with audiences through heart-felt songwriting, high-energy performances and spontaneous stories from the stage.

BIO – LONG

Anthony Ihrig is a banjo playing songwriter from Minneapolis who weaves together modern storytelling with wistful folk melodies and head-nodding grooves on traditional bluegrass instruments.

As a solo performer and member of the award-winning bluegrass band The High 48s, Anthony is known for connecting with audiences through heart-felt songwriting, high-energy performances and spontaneous stories from the stage.

An accomplished instructor, he teaches private banjo lessons as well as hosts workshops and coaches students on songwriting, performing, recording and pursuing a creative career in music.

As a session musician and recording artist, Anthony’s banjo and dobro playing has been featured on the soundtracks to TV documentaries, short films as well as national advertising campaigns and he has guested on albums by numerous artists and bands.

Anthony is also co-host a weekly live music interview on show on YouTube focused on Folk and Americana songwriters and musicians called the Back Catalog Listening Party.


AUDIO

Missing Ghosts is an all-original solo album featuring Anthony Ihrig’s Almost Acoustic Ensemble featuring Eric Christopher on the fiddle, Jed Germond on Mandolin and Pedal Steel and Dan Christensen-Cowan on upright bass. Lean more.

LISTEN ON SPOTIFY AND APPLE MUSIC

VIDEO


PRESS / RECOGNITION

  • Official Selection, International Bluegrass Music Association Songwriters Showcase
    “Great Northern Railroad” by Anthony Ihrig
  • Winners, RockyGrass Band Competition, Lyons, CO
    The High 48s Bluegrass Band

Anthony was featured on the cover of Minnesota Bluegrass Magazine in May 2021 in recognition of his various online musical projects during the pandemic lockdown of 2020. Read the story here (.pdf 638 KB).


BOOKING

If you are interested in booking Anthony Ihrig solo, as a duo (with Eric Christopher on fiddle and mandolin) or a full band for your venue, festival, wedding or private event, please fill out the contact form below or give Anthony a call at 612. 889. 5878


ANTHONY’S SOLO PROJECTS OUT IN THE WILD