• Long I Ride from Special C

    Special Consensus has a long and storied history in bluegrass music. The Chicago-based outfit, headed by founding banjoist Greg Cahill, has been recording and touring worldwide for 41 years. We spoke recently with Greg about the band, and their new album,

  • New look for Special C

    Special Consensus rolled out of their big 40th Anniversary Reunion concert in Chicago over the weekend with some big news for Special C fans. Current guitarist and vocalist, Dustin Benson, will be departing the group after their November 7 show at

  • Country Boy banjo tabs from Greg Cahill

    Greg Cahill has announced the availability of a book of banjo tab transcriptions that match the most recent Special Consensus album, Country Boy - A Bluegrass Tribute To John Denver. The book contains tablature for all of the banjo played on

  • Special C heading back west

    Here’s the final report from Greg Cahill, who has just finished up a tour in Ireland with Special Consensus. We played at a wonderful music festival in Sixmilebridge, Ireland, last Sunday - a festival we play every time we come over here. It

  • More from Special C in Ireland

    Here's another report from Greg Cahill, who is in Ireland with Special Consensus. We are having a great tour - played a show in a castle in Roscrea, Ireland and the huge Winterfest in Sixmilebridge, Ireland. Sean Ryan, who with his wife

  • Special Consensus in Ireland

    After a nice two-week vacation with family over the holidays, the members of Special Consensus find themselves now in Ireland preparing to start something of a whirlwind tour of the British Isles. Founder and banjo player Greg Cahill tells us that this

  • Special C does Australia

    We heard last week from Greg Cahill, who shared a few words (and photos) about Special Consensus' recent trip Down Under. Special C made the first band trip to Australia last week to play the MountainGrass festival in Harriettville (about 4

  • Special Consensus tribute to John Denver

    Compass Records announced earlier today that the next album from Special Consensus would be a star-studded tribute to popular 1970s singer/songwriter John Denver. Country Boy: A Bluegrass Tribute to John Denver will feature  the current Speial C, along with guest appearances

  • Dan Eubanks to Special C

    Special Consensus has announced a new member: Dan Eubanks has joined the band playing bass. Greg Cahill, Special C's founder, banjo player and fearless leader shared a few words about their latest hire. "Dan Eubanks is a great musician and a mighty

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