Jerry Spanhanks, Shirley Mauch Spanhanks, Nick Larson, and Mark Fischer are Blue Wolf. The love of bluegrass music brings this pack of musicians together.  Jerry Spanhanks on the guitar, banjo and dobro entertains the audience with his smooth and innovative picking. Shirley Mauch Spanhanks flatpicks the guitar and sings lead and harmony.  Nick Larson, is the mandolin player and fantastic lead singer.   Mark Fischer plays bass and  is the backbone behind  Blue Wolf.  Bruce Johnson, a very accomplished banjo player,  joins Blue Wolf when available.

Blue Wolf's has three CD's to it's name:"Red River Moon", "Brown Shingle Shack" and the third all instrumental Dobro CD "Wolf's Run" was released in March of 2012. The "Red River Moon" CD was one of four CD's nominated in the bluegrass/old-time music category at the 2003 Minnesota Music Awards. The band is available for weddings, festivals, parks and just about any other event where music is needed. Give us a listen and become part of the pack.

612-724-1482  samauch@att.net


"Blue Wolf" wins Race for a Place Championship 


Congratulations to Blue Wolf for taking top honors in the annual Race for a
Place Band band contest and being named the 2012 Race Champions. The contest
was held at the Marriot Minneapolis West Hotel on Saturday November 17th as
part of the Harvest Jam Acoustic Music Experience. Six groups competed to
win a $1,000 contract for a spot on the Saturday Main Stage of the 2013
Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival. More information about the
contest is available at http://minnesotabluegrass.org/as_race-for-a-place-band-contest.