After 40+ years, and retiring from their day jobs, Shayne and Alane are easing into retirement. Shayne's sculpting is taking off and they have a lot of traveling to do. And mostly, they just want to play for fun and not have a full gig schedule.
We were be joined by Bodie Dominguez on bass for a farewell dance at the Lewiston Elks Lodge on Saturday, November 18, 2023. It was so much fun and not just a little bittersweet. We got to enjoy the company of so many friends and family. A big shout out to Uncle Gene and Aunt Darlene Capps as well as cousin Darla--all members of the now retired Nite Capps. We consulted with them about retiring from music before we made the big move.
Over the years, a number of bands have attempted to use the name Beargrass. Since 2000, they've been joined by a variety of musicians but Shayne and Alane are the heart of the original BEARGRASS band.
Both Shayne and Alane have written numerous songs for their four CD projects, finding influence in the people and places they know and love. Passionately patriotic, with sons who have served in the military, they never fail to give a nod to the heroes who've kept this country free.
Many musicians are also artists and Shayne is no exception. He has been gaining exposure with his recent bronzes 'The Supper Trail' and "Hare Late for Dinner". He is currently working on a larger than life Bengal tiger for the new Lewiston High School. LHS Alumni wanted to do fund something wonderful for the new school and this tiger will be all of that! Check out all of the Beargrass art!
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