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Jon Weisberger is a powerful man in the bluegrass world. An award-winning songwriter, his music appears on many new releases each year.
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These past few weeks have found Angaleena Presley on tour with the Indigo Girls and preparing for the October 14 release of her 12-track solo album American Middle Class . Still, she carved out time to firm up some, let's say .
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Stafford County is proud to announce that one of its own, renowned bluegrass musician Mark Newton, and his partner, Steve Thomas, will perform the first concert held at Stafford's new Celebration Stage at Pratt Park. Newton and Thomas are set to play the stage, an initiative of the Stafford's 350th Anniversary Celebration, on Friday, Sept.
Michael Feagan has played with some of bluegrass music's finest - Bill Monroe and Larry Sparks to name a few. He's also worked with David Peterson & 1946 as well as country singer and guitarist Jerry Reed.
Wayne Willis and Daryl Kimberly, both of Portsmouth, and Hugh Jackson and Cole Braswell, both of Chesapeake, play a tune during Wayne's Body Shop bluegrass jamboree. Liz Carey This story is a sample from the Portsmouth Currents, which is included in The Virginian-Pilot every Sunday in Portsmouth.
Jam Central Station: Railroad Earth - Last Of The Outlaws Posted by Jeff Modzelewski on 09.13.2014 The newest album from Railroad Earth... Railroad Earth's most recent album, Last of the Outlaws is both a huge step in a new direction for the band and an album that they obviously had to make. It has some of their most challenging and broad work, and it includes a level of depth that is far removed from the traditions that the band sprung from.
Singer Robert Plant's interesting and colorful journey in music continues further with a brilliant new outing named lullaby and ... The Ceaseless Roar. For one thing, this record shows that as Plant gets older he does wondrous things but settle down.
The dobro is a fretless guitar that gives country and bluegrass its unique twang. NPR's Wade Goodwyn talks to Jerry Douglas and Rob Ickes about their new album, Three Bells.
Gary Reid has long had a reputation as a serious student of The Stanley Brothers. Having written the liner notes for several CD editions of Stanley music, both Carter and Ralph's and Ralph's alone, his name is closely associated with theirs.
Merriam, noted as an original purveyor of the Bill Monroe mandolin style, has written dozens of tunes for his instrument, and kept his group together for the past 34 years. They have been staples in the New England bluegrass scene all that time, though there have been personnel changes over the years.
Bluegrass duo, The Roys , have released their latest album, "The View," providing what fans want with their blend of bluegrass and country music . I do believe that Bill Monroe , the Father of Bluegrass, would be proud at what The Roys have achieved in their music career.
Robert Earl Keen is doing things a little differently on his next album. Namely, he's trading red dirt for bluegrass, and you won't see the master storyteller's name on the songwriting credits.
If you are interested in knowing more about Ohio's past and you enjoy family-friendly, hands-on, educational activities then make sure to make a stop at the free Cleveland Metroparks' annual Cedar Valley Settlers Celebration on Sunday, September 14 at the Rocky River Reservation in the Cleveland western suburb of North Olmsted. Cedar Valley Settlers Celebration Taking place at the Frostville Museum and the adjacent Apple Field, visitors to the Festival will be able to experience activities from Ohio's frontier days including pioneer crafts and life skills.
The Live Theatre's intimate Studio venue plays host to a trio of Canadian musicians whose name sounds like an invention of Charles Dickens, as the proprietors of some Victorian hardware store. However, Sheesham & Lotus & Son do bring a van-load of musical hardware with them for their North East debut at the Quayside venue this Sunday night.
Yonder Mountain String Band headlines music festivals and venues across the country on their Fall Tour 2014, including a stop at Savannah's Trustees Garden on Oct. 26. Over the past decade and a half - much of it on the road - Yonder Mountain String Band has spearheaded a renegade movement to rewrite the definition of bluegrass. Alongside other neo-bluegrass friends such as Leftover Salmon, Sam Bush, Bela Fleck, The Travelin' McCourys, and Railroad Earth, YMSB has revitalized and contemporized bluegrass.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 04:08 pm
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