The Larry Keel Experience performs Saturday at Grass in the Glades in Gibbon Glade, Pa. (Steven Hevener) Larry Keel uses private events to help keep his band busy The Larry Keel Experience is back on the road playing live shows. Pre-pandemic, it wouldn’t be big news, but with the prolonged shutdown of music venues, the bluegrass trio is tweaking the business model by using social media to help book private events. Those smaller gigs accommodate 20 to 50 people in backyards, farm fields and barn settings. One tentative event, pending confirmation, is part of a fishing and camping trip, said PraterDay’s Curtis Geren, agent for the bluegrass group. “It would be more like a campfire hangout,” Geren said. “Unique and creative experiences like that are what seem to be popping up. It goes to show you what you can do trying to develop personal connections with the people who love… Continue Reading Bluegrass in the Backyard

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