Orrin Star



Biography

Orrin Star is an award-winning guitarist and mandolin player who combines hot picking, cool singing, and good humor. He boasts a repertoire which ranges from bluegrass standards and little-known folk gems to Celtic fiddle tunes and blues.

Mr. Star’s professional repertoire includes playing in three bluegrass bands and winning the 1976 National Flatpicking Championship, the largest bluegrass guitar contest in the country. He has toured throughout the U.S. and Europe, appeared on A Prairie Home Companion, and recorded three albums for Flying Fish Records. His website is www.orrinstar.com.

Watch Past Performances

Video 8/4/2014: Orrin Star

The award-winning guitarist, who’s been featured on A Prairie Home Companion, brings his hot picking, cool singing, and good humor to a repertoire of bluegrass, folk, blues, and Celtic tunes.

Video 8/21/2012: Orrin Star

The Maryland-based award-winning guitarist and mandolin player combines hot picking, cool singing, and good humor to create an unforgettable live concert experience.

Orrin Star