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Gibson Brothers shun labels

Band wins fans across bluegrass spectrum

The Gibson Brothers — from left, Clayton Campbell, Joe Walsh, Leigh Gibson, Eric Gibson and Mike Barber — were recently named “Entertainers of the Year” at the International Bluegrass Music Association Awards.
The Gibson Brothers — from left, Clayton Campbell, Joe Walsh, Leigh Gibson, Eric Gibson and Mike Barber — were recently named “Entertainers of the Year” at the International Bluegrass Music Association Awards.
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Never mind genre labels like bluegrass, new grass or country — it’s all just music to The Gibson Brothers. This has been native upstate New Yorkers Eric and Leigh Gibson’s musical philosophy since the two first picked up instruments at the ages of 12 and 11, respectively. Beginning with its 1994 debut album “Underneath a Harvest Moon,” the band — featuring the two brothers, bassist Mike Barber, fiddler Clayton Campbell and mandolinist Joe Walsh — ...


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