600 W. 6th St. Sioux Falls
Acoustic Bluegrass Band
The Crabgrass Crew, an acoustic bluegrass band from Sioux Falls, has been performing for public and private events for the past 16 years. This diverse group of local professionals includes: optometrist Richard Barnett (banjo), Vice President/Commercial Loan Officer for First Savings Bank, Sioux Falls & Flandreau Matt Billion (mandolin, bass, lead vocals), partner in the Billion & Weber Law Firm Jim Billion (guitar, percussion, lead vocals), Owner: Caring Companions Dave Donahoe (snare drum, spoons, jews harp), retired Ditch Witch of South Dakota sales manager Dave Jansa (guitar, harmonica, vocals), golf professional and course manager Tom Jansa (acoustic & electric guitar, lead vocals), real estate investor Steve O’Dea (electric guitar), actor/singer/arts advocate Rod Pierce (lead vocals, trombone kazoo, percussion), retired elementary school teacher Greg Schmitz (bass, jews harp, glockenspiel, percussion), and dentist Tom Weisbecker (banjo, dobro, fiddle, harmonica, vocals).
Special guests to join the Crew on occasion are: Kent Brick of Mandan, ND (vocals, kazoo); Gerry Kreitzer of Cedar Rapids, IA (guitar, fiddle, vocals); John Mairose of Rapid City, SD (banjo, mandolin, guitar & vocals).