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The Chris Talley Trio was recently featured in a full length motion picture called Belleville. Opening night is April 22, 2014 at the Lincoln Theatre in Belleville, IL. This is a family movie that is about hope and the positive impact that a person and a community can have on another person. The Trio will be walking the Red Carpet and playing LIVE before both shows April 22, and also at the Skyview Drive-in showings. For complete theatre listings, show times, ticket information and more, please go to

The Chris Talley Trio plays traditional bluegrass, gospel and old time country music. The band and individual members of the band have picked with greats Charlie and Sonny Louvin, Alan Munde, Pete Wernick, Alison Krauss and others. They have won numerous competitions, including the ITCMA band competitions and the Riverfront Times Best Bluegrass Band in St. Louis. The Chris Talley Trio plays at festivals, concerts, private parties, weddings, churches, and even dances! Need a fiddler for a square dance or Virginia Reel? Look no further!

Band leader Chris Talley Armstrong is well-known for teaching workshops not only locally, but as far away as Prince Edward Island, Canada. This includes fiddle, banjo and guitar workshops, in addition to jamming workshops. Want some good beginning information for learning banjo or fiddle? Check out Chris' information on our companion website at You'll find lots of free information to help you learn to play bluegrass banjo or fiddle. You can also find some great bluegrass information at The Bluegrass Shack Blog.

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Last updated: April 6, 2014
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