Backroad Stringband is a group from Northwestern Alberta. We love to play music together and enjoy playing many different genres of music, as well as some original tunes of our own. We play at various functions around the Peace River Country; local festivals, fundraisers, music nights, open mic, churches, and in 2012 we played the stage at the Blueberry Bluegrass Festival. 
Backroad Stringband is: 
Darrell Fredland Vocals & Mandolin, Dwayne Larson Lead Guitar, Patsy Blois Vocals & Rhythm Guitar, Pat Wearmouth, Vocals & Double Bass,  Paul Lloyd, vocals, rhythm guitar. 

Please contact us if you would like more information on how you can have Backroad Stringband play at your event.

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Previous events


Hit and Run Bluegrass Parks Concert Series

Wedgewood Park, Grande Prairie, Alberta.

Come join the Backroad Stringband for the next iteration of our Hit and Run Bluegrass Parks Concert series at the park encompassed by the Wedgewood community. We will be performing just south of the Gazebo on the north side of the park. But there is virtually no visitor parking at this location however ther is curb parking on the south side of the part just west of 94 st. Please remember to help us to continue with this idea by practicing 2 m physical distancing to enjoy our concert.

Backroad Stringband Hit and Run Jams

Starting at: Crystal Lake Park - near the wharf, Ivy Lake - 102 Ave & 89st, Jubillee Park south of Trinity Lutheran Church, Grande Prairie, Alberta.

Come out and enjoy a walk in the sun and some live local music. And please help us to continue this idea successfully by practicing social distancing as you listen.

Kakut Fishing Derby

Kakut Lake Resort

Check out Kakut Lake Resort on Facebook for details about Fishing Derby. Backroad Stringband will play after supper.

For the Love of Music Festival

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Kakut Lake, located 11 km down secondary highway 677, also known as the Peoria road, on highway 2 between Grande Prairie and Rycroft, Alberta.

A fun filled week-end like no other! Enjoy bands on stage all day Saturday. In concert Friday night - 7:00pm: Backroad Stringband. Sunset walk, silent auction, band scramble, pancake breakfast, Sunday Gospel Hour, and jamming all week-end.

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