BMAC MemberThe New General Store
Central Ontario

The Band

The New General Store

Band Members

Name Role
Brian Riseborough Guitar and Vocals
Larry Miller Banjo and Vocals
Gene Gouthro Mandolin and Vocals
Helen Lewis Autoharp and Vocals
John Perkins Bass and Vocals


The original General Store won the Gospel Group award five times at the Central Canadian Bluegrass Awards ('05, '06, '07, '08, '09). After disbanding for several years they are back as The New General Store. Gene Gouthro - mandolin and vocals, and Larry Miller - banjo and vocals are the two "new" members.. Helen Lewis, John Perkins, and Brian Riseborough are original members.

It is worth noting that Larry and Brian played together in Cody many years ago.

Contact Info

Tom Mccreight & 705-228-8426
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