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1 hr ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Bela Fleck, Ricky Skaggs, Country

7 hrs ago | 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.

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

11 hrs ago | ReporterHerald.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

JamBase

Tour Dates | Head For The Hills Fall Tour

Colorado bluegrass quartet Head For The Hills have added a number of dates to their fall touring itinerary.

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Related Topix: Bozeman, MT, Yonder Mountain String Band, Billings, MT

The Bluegrass Blog

Cold Spell - Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen

Fans of Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen's live show will certainly enjoy the band's latest effort, Cold Spell , a ten-track collection out now from Compass Records.

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Related Topix: Bill Monroe

UnionvilleTimes.com

On Stage: Junior Sisk rambles to Longwood

If you're involved in something and nature calls, you've got to suspend whatever you're doing at the time and answer the call.

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Related Topix: Kennett Square, PA, Theater, Arts

The Jersey Journal

Queen of Bluegrass Rhonda Vincent will mix it up at 43rd Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival

Rhonda Vincent and the Rage will perform at the 43rd annual Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival at the Salem County Fairgrounds this weekend.

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Related Topix: Rhonda Vincent

Examiner.com

Review: Jesus On The Mainline with Animal Years, The Bone Chimes and Bear Ceuse

Jesus On The Mainline with Animal Years, The Bone Chimes and Bear Ceuse at the Music Hall of Williamsburg located in Brooklyn, New York on 8/25/2014.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, The Avett Brothers, Pop/Rock, The Black Crowes

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Cybergrass

Del McCoury to be Honored with American Roots Master Award

The Berklee College of Music is set to honor Del McCoury with an American Roots Master award when he performs with his band in Boston on September 12. Berklee College of Music's 2014-15 Signature Series kicks-off with Inspired by Muddy and Monroe with Grammy-winning bluegrass group the Del McCoury Band and acclaimed jazz and blues vocalist ... (more)

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Related Topix: Berklee College of Music, Pop/Rock, The Band, Bill Monroe, Blues, Muddy Waters, Massachusetts

Cybergrass

Dr. Ralph Stanley Signs With Vector Management

Nashville, TN -- Musical titan Dr. Ralph Stanley has signed to Vector Management for career management, joining a roster that includes some of the most iconic musicians, chefs and public figures in the world.

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Related Topix: Ralph Stanley, Yale University, The Stanley Brothers, New York

Alabama Live

Carnival comes to town Wednesday night courtesy of Callaghan's

Nora Jane Struthers and the Party Line is a Nashville-based quintet known for bluegrass-influenced Americana rather than pre-Lenten revelry.

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Related Topix: Nickel Creek, The Dixie Chicks, Country, Entertainment

Business Journal

PNC: Raleigh on the cusp of becoming music festival destination

Veteran bluegrass musicians Jon Randall and John Jorgenson with the John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band take the City Plaza stage.

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Related Topix: Jazz, The Bluegrass Band

The News Journal

Ralph Stanley coming home to Delaware-born bluegrass fest

Ralph Stanley coming home to Delaware-born bluegrass fest The bluegrass hero will perform Friday night at the Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival, which runs through Sunday.

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Related Topix: Ralph Stanley, Bill Monroe, Woodstown, NJ, The Seldom Scene, Country, Suzy Bogguss

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Yonder is coming hither

These are days of change for Yonder Mountain String Band , the Colorado group that has been helping to bring bluegrass to newer and younger audiences for the past 15 years.

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Related Topix: Yonder Mountain String Band, Norfolk, VA, Richmond, VA, Chemistry, Science, Entertainment

The Bluegrass Blog

Bluegrass Weather Report - 8/27/14

Here's our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week's Bluegrass Weather Report, looking into Kentucky's Bluegrass & Bourbon Experience .

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Related Topix: East Tennessee State University, The Masters

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