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1 hr ago | JamBase

Jeff Austin To Depart Yonder Mountain String Band

Yonder Mountain String Band have just put up a post on Facebook announcing the departure of mandolin player Jeff Austin .

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3 hrs ago | Canada.com

Bruce Cockburn, Jayhawks, Fishbone among Calgary Folk Festival highlights

There really are only so many words to describe the annual announcement of the Calgary Folk Music Festival's lineup, so many terms to encapsulate what the weekend will undoubtedly bring.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Canada Travel, Calgary, Canada Travel, Travel, Patty Griffin, Folk, Trampled by Turtles

3 hrs ago | Canada.com

Folk Festival unveils eclectic lineup, including Bruce Cockburn, Rufus Wainwright

There really are only so many words to describe the annual announcement of the Calgary Folk Music Festival's lineup, so many terms to encapsulate what the weekend will undoubtedly bring.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Canada Travel, Calgary, Canada Travel, Travel, Patty Griffin, Folk, Trampled by Turtles

3 hrs ago | Canada.com

Local quartet building a name for itself, releasing new CD

Times are prosperous for local Americana/bluegrass quartet The Dead South as they prepare for their CD release party this Saturday at the Riddell Centre.

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Related Topix: Trampled by Turtles

4 hrs ago | The Gaston Gazette

Banjo time: Five-String Fest features 30 bands, classes, competitions

Longtime event director John Lockaby dropped by Elliott Family Farms last year. His reaction to the fourth-generation farm in Upper Cleveland County - that now doubles as a music festival venue - was immediate.

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Related Topix: Cleveland County, NC, Earl Scruggs, Polkville, NC, Entertainment

5 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Sierra Hull: A mandolin prodigy grows up

The term "prodigy" has followed bluegrass singer-songwriter Sierra Hull for more than half her life.

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Related Topix: Alison Krauss, Nashville, TN, Berklee College of Music, Music, Entertainment

8 hrs ago | The Bluegrass Ireland Blog

News from the Mother Country

Thanks to Blair Bainbridge for the news that today is the release date for the new Smithsonian Folkways album Long timea€¦ Seldom Scene by the legendary Seldom Scene .

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Related Topix: The Seldom Scene, Folk, Brothers, 505 Games, Starbreeze, Video Games

12 hrs ago | Cybergrass

Vail Summer Bluegrass Series Announces Final Talent Lineup

As previously announced, the Arrabelle at Vail Square will play host to the inaugural free Vail Summer Bluegrass Series featuring notable bluegrass talent; the Travelin' McCourys ft.

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Related Topix: The String Cheese Incident, Pop/Rock, Peter Rowan, The Bluegrass Band, Eagle, CO

16 hrs ago | Charleston City Paper

Bluegrass fave Nickel Creek returns older, wiser, and better than ever

Oftentimes you need to escape where you grew up to really get a good lay of the land and see who you really are away from everything that you know.

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Related Topix: Nickel Creek, Chris Thile, Country, Charleston, SC

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Bluegrass Blog

Bluegrass Weather Report - 4/22/14

Here's our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week's Bluegrass Weather Report, looking at the big doin's on tap at MerleFest this weekend in North Carolina.

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Related Topix: East Tennessee State University, Tennessee State University, The Masters, The Seldom Scene

The Bluegrass Blog

Mac Wiseman to the Country Music HOF

The Country Music Association in Nashville has today announced their 2014 class to be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

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Related Topix: Mac Wiseman, Country, Ronnie Milsap, Flatt & Scruggs, Bill Monroe, Crimora, VA, Richmond, VA

WRDW-TV Augusta

Alison Krauss & Union Station, Willie Nelson cancel Augusta concert

Alison Krauss & Union Station will cancel the James Brown Arena concert that would have been held on May 18 with Willie Nelson, according to a release.

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Related Topix: Alison Krauss + Union Station, Country, Augusta, GA

JamBase

Grand Point North 2014 Lineup Announced

Grace Potter & The Nocturnals have revealed the lineup for this summer's Grand Point North music festival, which takes place in Burlington, VT's Waterfront Park on September 13 and 14. Trampled By Turtles , The War On Drugs , Dr. John and Lake Street Dive are just a few of the acts who will join Grace and the Nocs in Burlington this summer.

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Related Topix: Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Pop/Rock, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, Burlington, VT, Trampled by Turtles

WMRR-FM Muskegon

Eminem, Outkast, Pearl Jam and Skrillex to headline Austin City Limits 2014

Eminem , Pearl Jam , Outkast , Skrillex , Beck , Calvin Harris , Lana Del Rey , Lorde , Foster The People , The Replacements and Zedd will all take the stage as headliners in Austin this year.

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Related Topix: Lana Del Rey, Pop/Rock, The Replacements, The Avett Brothers

River Front Times

Ten Signs You're Too Old For Coachella

Age, of course, is a state of mind. But it's easy to feel like you've aged 30 years after three busy days at Coachella.

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Texomaland

Don't Get "Frightened" by These Scary Investment Ideas

Gospel Bluegrass Band The Texoma Travelers Band was started in 2001, when we met Jack at a benefit hosted by other bluegrass musicians.

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Related Topix: The Bluegrass Band, Life, Holidays, Halloween, Personal Finance, Retirement

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Music: Nickel Creek Flows Again

A quarter of a century ago, the members of Nickel Creek began playing bluegrass together.

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Related Topix: Nickel Creek, Chris Thile, Country

Country Weekly

The Secret Sisters, Nickel Creek Delight at the Ryman Auditorium

The Ryman Auditorium audience on Good Friday was treated to a special twofer of roots music excellence, featuring the sweet vocals of The Secret Sisters and the instrumental prowess of reunited Nickel Creek.

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Related Topix: Nickel Creek, Muscle Shoals, AL, Pop/Rock, The Everly Brothers

City of Chicago

Taste of Chicago Announces Headliners

Petrillo Music Shell performers include AWOLNATION, Janelle MonA e, Nickel Creek, Jeff Tweedy and Aloe Blacc in Grant Park, July 9-13 The City of Chicago and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events is pleased to announce the lineup of performers at the Petrillo Music Shell for the 34th Annual Taste of Chicago, July 9-13 in Grant Park.

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Related Topix: AWOLNATION, Pop/Rock, Nickel Creek, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Rahm Emanuel, Symphony, Arts, Chicago, IL

The Bluegrass Blog

Lester Flatt to be celebrated at MerleFest

Among the events planned is the collaborative effort by Roland White and Blake Williams who will be celebrating 100 years of Lester Flatt at MerleFest this coming Saturday, April 26. White joined The Nashville Grass in 1969 and worked with the group until 1973 when he left to join his brother, Clarence White, in a television venture.

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Related Topix: Wilkesboro, NC

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