Gerald Evans suffering from cancer

Gerald Evans - photo by Ted LehmannGerald Evans, popular bluegrass singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist has been diagnosed with cancer. He has recently begun chemotherapy treatment, but his cancer has already reached stage 4, where the disease has spread widely through the body.

Evans was part of the Traditional Grass in the 1990s, along with Joe Mullins and Paul “Moon” Mullins, and had worked also with Dave Evans. He currently fronts his own group, Gerald Evans & Paradise.

Friends and fans who would like to send along words of encouragement can do so at the following address:

Gerald Evans
HC 70 Box 767
Sandy Hook, KY 41171

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