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1 hr ago | Nippertown!

LIVE: Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival @ Walsh Farm, 7/17/14

Thursday night at Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival is usually something of a warm-up.


Related Topix: Nickel Creek

5 hrs ago | RollingStone

Forecastle Festival 2014's Greatest Country Moments

To be clear, it's always been cool to like Dwight Yoakam. Music listeners in the "everything but country crowd" only started figuring that out in recent years.


Related Topix: Country, Dwight Yoakam, Louisville, KY, Nickel Creek, Music, Entertainment

15 hrs ago | A-Infos Radio Project

Music For The Mountain Bluegrass: Music For The Mountain Bluegrass - Show #8, Segment 1

Music for the Mountain is a weekly bluegrass radio program featuring that hard-driving bluegrass sound, with classic and new tunes running the gamut from Bill Monroe to Sierra Hull.


Related Topix: Bill Monroe, Tennessee

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Cincinnati CityBeat

REVIEW: Louisville's Forecastle Fest Day 3

The third and final day of Forecastle finally arrived. The fest's weekend felt much longer than, well, a weekend, though each day seemingly flew by.


Related Topix: Trampled by Turtles, Nickel Creek, Cincinnati, OH

WXPN-FM Philadelphia

Avett Brothers

Our Vintage Cafe this week goes back to 2009 when The Avett Brothers had just released their now classic album I and Love and You.


Related Topix: The Avett Brothers, Johnny Cash, Country

Refinery 29

Heading To Lolla? 5 Acts You Can't Miss

There have been many complaints that Lollapalooza 2014 features the same old acts of years past.


Related Topix: The Avett Brothers

The Star Online

The Scruggs Center - 6 months later

Now, after six months, the Earl Scruggs Center - which honors the Cleveland County native musician who pioneered the 'Scruggs style' three-finger banjo picking - has brought visitors from Japan, Australia and England.


Related Topix: Earl Scruggs, Cleveland County, NC, Earl, NC, Shelby, NC

Kirkland Reporter

Bluegrass and barbecue at Bridle Trails in Kirkland on Wednesday

Bridle Trails State Park in Kirkland will be the place for Bluegrass and barbecue at 6 p.m. on July 23. The music of the Blue Smoke Bluegrass Band is free but a Discover Pass is needed to park in the Bridle Trails State Park parking lot.


Related Topix: Kirkland, WA, The Bluegrass Band

The Bluegrass Blog

Jesse McReynolds 85th Birthday Roast

To celebrate Jesse McReynolds' 85th birthday earlier this month, family, friends and neighbors of the bluegrass mandolin legend got together at Jesse's home outside of Nashville for a birthday tribute in the form of a celebrity roast.


Related Topix: Jim & Jesse

Sun Jul 20, 2014


Minnesota Bluegrass Festival Returns to El Rancho Manana Campground

The Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival, August 7-10, 2014, in Richmond, Minnesota, provides an inexpensive daytrip or weekend just 85 miles from the Twin Cities.


Related Topix: Richmond, MN, Family, Kids

The 7 best things about Day 2 at Buckle Up

The 7 best things about Day 2 at Buckle Up The weather was just one of the things we loved Saturday at Buckle Up.


Related Topix: Ohio, Alison Krauss + Union Station, Country, Music, Entertainment

Buckle Up Music Festival 2014: Day 2

Buckle Up Music Festival 2014: Day 2 Buckle Up Music Festival 2014 drew thousands to the Ohio riverfront.


Related Topix: Ohio, Alison Krauss + Union Station, Country, Music, Entertainment

The Columbus Dispatch

After solo years, reunited band still has chemistry

Nickel Creek waited nearly to the end of its set last night in the Lifestyle Communities Pavilion before it planted some hope in one of its songs.


Related Topix: Nickel Creek, Punch Brothers

Sat Jul 19, 2014


Australia's Mustered Courage Signs with Travianna Records

Travianna Records is proud to announce the signing of one of Australia's most unique and sought after Americana bands, Mustered Courage, to the label.


Related Topix: The Avett Brothers, Australia, World News,

PRLog US Entertainment

Ricky Taylor Band Adds New Members, Signs with EHA-Nashville

Huntsville, AL based, Ricky Taylor, adds award-winning line-up to Ricky Taylor Band.


Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Claire Lynch

PCI Presents Trampled by Turtles, Elephant Revival, and Amy Helm, 8/19

With an acoustic sound that "seeps deeply into our pores and permeates our core until their riffs merge with our pulse" , Trampled By Turtles careens into spotlight with unbridled bluegrass on August 19. The string stampede also includes opening bands: Elephant Revival and Amy Helm.


Related Topix: Trampled by Turtles, Sundance Film Festival, Minnesota, Pop/Rock, The Band


7/18/14: Today's Tips: Friday

FESTIVAL/MUSIC : Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival @ Walsh Farm , Oak Hill. It's Day Two of the four-day fest, featuring the reunion of Keller Williams & the Traveling McCourys, the Gibson Brothers, the Deadly Gentlemen, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, Della Mae, the Dry Branch Fire Squad and lots more.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Keller Williams, Theater, Arts, Saratoga Springs, NY, Skidmore College

Fri Jul 18, 2014


Bluegrass Legend Jesse McReynolds Celebrates His 85th Birthday

Nashville, TN -- "I'm here as a friend and a fan," Grand Ole Opry star Jan Howard declared to a crowd of Jesse McReynolds' closest friends and family on July 13th, 2014, in Gallatin, Tennessee.


Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Gallatin, TN, Sam Bush, Jim & Jesse


Jerry Douglas Announces 'The Earls of Leicester'

The Earls of Leicester , a tribute to legendary bluegrass artists Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs, will be released by Rounder Records on September 16, 2014.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Music!, Crime Movies, Adventure, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Earl Scruggs, Country, Shawn Camp, Tim o'brien

Southwest Times

Crusher Run, Bogtrotters headline WCC jamboree

Crusher Run and New Ballard's Branch Bogtrotters are the featured performers at Wytheville Community College's jamboree to be held Saturday night, July 19. The monthly Bluegrass and Old-Time Jamboree will be held 7-9 p.m. in William F. Snyder Auditorium on the WCC campus on East Main Street in Wytheville.


Related Topix: Winston-Salem, NC, Salem, NC, The Bluegrass Band