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1 hr ago | The Bluegrass Blog

Bluegrass Weather Report - 9/2/14

Here's our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week's Bluegrass Weather Report, taking a look at the Bluegrass & Chili Festival in Claremore, OK.


Related Topix: Claremore, OK, East Tennessee State University, The Masters

9 hrs ago | Capital Weekly

Bluegrass legend coming to Strand

Tickets are on sale now for Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys, in Farewell Tour concert at the Strand Theatre Thursday, Oct. 23, at 7:30 p.m. Ralph Stanley, considered the patriarch of traditional and bluegrass music, has performed continually since 1946 and has recorded more than 170 albums.


Related Topix: Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys, Ralph Stanley, The Stanley Brothers, The Stanley Brothers and the Clinch Mountain Boys, Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, TN

18 hrs ago | A-Infos Radio Project

Music For The Mountain Bluegrass: Music For The Mountain Bluegrass - Show #14 - 9-4-14, 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: Sierra Hull, Bill Monroe, Jim & Jesse

Mon Sep 01, 2014

USA Today

Playlist: What's Brian Mansfield listening to?

Playlist: What's Brian Mansfield listening to? Music critic Brian Mansfield highlights 10 intriguing tracks found in the week's listening.


Related Topix: Atlantic City, NJ, Michael Cleveland, Music, Entertainment

The Las Vegas Sun

The Avett Brothers perform back-to-back-to-back shows at Brooklyn Bowl

It was a triple-header this Labor Day Weekend in Las Vegas for North Carolina band The Avett Brothers - banjo player and vocalist Scott Avett, guitarist and vocalist Seth Avett and their bandmates performed Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights at Brooklyn Bowl in the Linq Promenade.


Related Topix: The Avett Brothers, Las Vegas, Punk, Las Vegas, NV

Bluegrass Unlimited

Johnny Campbell and the Bluegrass Drifters

It's refreshing to hear traditional bluegrass played with drive and vigor and sung from the heart.


Related Topix: Flatt & Scruggs, Jimmy Martin

Sat Aug 30, 2014


Luthier Activities at FreshGrass

FreshGrass, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art's three-day festival of bluegrass and roots music, offers a comprehensive series of workshops by performers, educators, and industry-insiders.


Related Topix: Alison Brown


LISTEN: Robert Plant's 'lullaby and The Ceaseless Roar'

Nine of the 11 songs on the album, which he produced, were written by the former Led Zeppelin singer and his band, The Sensational Space Shifters.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Led Zeppelin, Alison Krauss


Danny Clinch Joins Tourgigs

Filmmaker and photographer Danny Clinch has been named as Creative Director at Tourgigs, a company that offers a range of services to produce, film, market and distribute concert films on streams or recorded media.Clinch has been recognized for his music photography and has been presented in numerous galleries and featured in major publications ... (more)


Related Topix: Photography, Arts, The Avett Brothers

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Bluegrass Blog

Crowe, Lawson, & Williams are still Standing Tall and Tough

A classic idiom we have all heard and probably used. By definition, the phrase means "being proud of yourself and confident in your abilities."


Related Topix: Jimmy Martin

Daily Kos

The Evening Blues - 8-29-14

Welcome! " The Evening Blues" is a casual community diary where we hang out, share and talk about news, music, photography and other things of interest to the community.


Related Topix: Ralph Stanley, US News, Liberal Political News

The Bluegrass Blog

Dear Sister video from Claire Lynch

Dear Sister , the title track from Claire Lynch's current CD, has been a very popular number for her this past 18 months or so.


Related Topix: Claire Lynch

Business Journal

Ticket sales brisk for Raleigh's Bluegrass festival

Thousands of people packed the street and sidewalks along downtown Raleigh's Fayetteville Street corridor on Friday and Saturday for the city's first Wide Open Bluegrass festival.


Related Topix: Bela Fleck, Ricky Skaggs, Country

The Ashland Daily Tidings

Q&A: Jefferson Parson

The singer and songwriter plays at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N. Admission costs $10.


Related Topix: The Stanley Brothers, Peter Rowan, Columbia University, Arts, Literature

Yonder Mountain String Band brings new look to Planet Bluegrass

Yonder Mountain String Band will headline both nights of the Kinfolk Celebration, planned for Sept.


Related Topix: Yonder Mountain String Band, Instrumental, Celebration

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Bluegrass music returns to the Pine Belt

The award-winning Larry Stephenson Band of Nashville, TN is proud to announce this Friday, August 29th, he and his band will be in concert at the Petal Civic Center.


Related Topix: The Larry Stephenson Band, Petal, MS, Jackson, MS, Tennessee State University

Aurora Advocate

Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver to perform for Tallmadge benefit

The group will perform Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Tallmadge High School Theatre.


Related Topix: Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Tallmadge, OH, Nashville, OH, Entertainment

The Las Vegas Sun

Weekend best bets: Keith Urban, The Avett Brothers and Gregory Popovich

Keith Urban performs during Day 2 of the 2014 ACM Party for a Cause at the Linq on Saturday, April 5, 2014, in Las Vegas.


Related Topix: The Avett Brothers, Keith Urban, Country, Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas Review Journal

Turbocharged Americana group The Avett Brothers play Brooklyn Bowl

His column, Sounding Off, appears Thursday in Neon. Sounds -- interviews with performers -- appears Friday in Neon.


Related Topix: The Avett Brothers, Las Vegas, NV, Music, Entertainment

WMMO-FM Orlando

Robert Plant Challenges Jimmy Page to Put Out New Music

After a few years of Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page expressing frustration that singer Robert Plant has been unwilling to reunite surviving members of the band, Plant has fired back.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Robert Plant, Led Zeppelin, Alison Krauss