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6 hrs ago | Cybergrass

Nathan Stanley Releases New CD Every Mile

Nathan Stanley, the grandson to Dr. Ralph Stanley, is considered to be the "Prince Of Bluegrass" and releases his latest music endeavor Every Mile .

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Related Topix: Ralph Stanley, Vince Gill, Country, Jeff & Sheri Easter, Gospel, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Cybergrass

Jason Burleson Recovering Well in France

Powerhouse Bluegrass group Blue Highway is currently in France for a two-week tour with stops at the Country Rendezvous Festival in Craponne and the La Roche Bluegrass Festival in La Roche.

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Related Topix: Blue Highway, France, World News

The Bluegrass Blog

Jason Burleson hospitalized in France

While starting Blue Highway's tour in France this weekend, banjo picker Jason Burleson has taken ill and is currently hospitalized.

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Related Topix: Blue Highway

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Cybergrass

Mike Barnett to Release Solo Album 'One Song Romance'

From a young age, Mike Barnett has made his mark on the bluegrass world as an extremely talented fiddler.

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Related Topix: David Grisman, Nashville, TN

JamBase

Mike Gordon Jams With Gov't Mule In Charlotte

Gov't Mule's 20 Years Strong Summer Tour rolled into Charlotte last night, where the band was joined by special guests Mike Gordon of Phish and Craig Sorrells at the Uptown Amphitheatre.

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Related Topix: The Avett Brothers

Canada.com

Review: Acts make opening day memorable at Folk Fest

Dave Simonett, with the band Trampled By Turtles, performs Thursday at the Calgary Folk Music Festival on Prince's Island Park.

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Cybergrass

Town Mountain To Release a New Live Album

Town Mountain's hard drivin' bluegrass sound, tight harmonies, and stellar in-house songwriting have become the band's trademark.

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Related Topix: Jimmy Martin, Asheville, NC

Thu Jul 24, 2014

JamBase

Tour Dates | Jeff Austin Band Fall Tour

Mandolin wiz Jeff Austin has just announced a fall tour for his Jeff Austin Band project, which features Danny Barnes , Eric Thorin , and Ross Martin .

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Related Topix: Danny Barnes, Theater, Arts, Los Angeles, CA, Placerville, CA

Parksville Qualicum News

Bluegrass Festival stacked with talent

Hot bluegrass bands from around North America are making their way to the area for the 36th annual Coombs Bluegrass Festival running July 31 to August 3. Jeff Scroggins & Colorado is a high energy band from Colorado featuring Jeff's lighting-fast fingers on banjo and his son Tristan, an award-winning mandolin player.

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Chicago Tribune

Tweedy, Williams pocket fees despite Taste cancellation

Hometown rocker Jeff Tweedy and alt-country chanteuse Lucinda Williams made out OK even though morning storms washed out their evening sets when the city opted to close Taste of Chicago the day they were scheduled to play.

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Related Topix: Country, Lucinda Williams, Nickel Creek, Life, Food, Chocolate

The Bluegrass Blog

On Down The Line - Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper

Few musicians garner the universal respect of Michael Cleveland . A child prodigy, Michael won the hearts of the entire bluegrass industry in 1993 as a member of the IBMA Youth All-Stars.

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News Observer

Catch the IBMA Awards nominations show live at Raleigh's Daily Planet

Year two of the Raleigh era of the International Bluegrass Music Association’s World of Bluegrass won’t kick off until late September, but plans are already coming together.

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Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, Sam Bush

Bellingham Herald

More honors for Appalachian legend Ralph Stanley

The southwest Virginia legend will be honored by the academy in October in a class that also includes Al Pacino, writers John Irving and Annie Proulx and the man who discovered the Titanic, Robert Ballard.

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Related Topix: Ralph Stanley, Virginia

Brooklynvegan

What's going on Thursday? (Teenage Fanclub, Veruca Salt, Sun Kil...

Teenage Fanclub, Honeyblood, Saint Rich @ Pier 84 at Hudson River Park What a treat -- Glasgow guitar pop practitioners Teenage Fanclub are stopping in NYC on their way to this weekend's Merge 25 festival for this free show.

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Related Topix: Veruca Salt, Lost, Pop/Rock, Action TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Seether, Nickel Creek

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Cybergrass

Which Way Did They Go? Bluegrass at the Crossroads

By Guest Columnist James Reams It's hard to watch the Country Music Awards and not wonder why the IBMA Awards are largely ignored by the music industry.

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Related Topix: Bill Monroe

Fayetteville Flyer

Daily Flyer: Wednesday, July 23, 2014

A summer storm that rolled into Fayetteville Wednesday afternoon produced high winds that downed trees and knocked out power to several stoplights along College Avenue.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, AR, Metal, Megadeth, Alison Krauss

The Bluegrass Blog

Mountain Songs from Shawn Lane

Shawn says that he recorded this one with several members of his talented family, names that may not be familiar to bluegrass fans.

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Related Topix: Ronnie Bowman, Blue Highway

JamBase

Cover Alert | Allie Kral Leads Yonder Through Jolene

Allie Kral and Jake Jolliff have been welcome additions as guests with Yonder Mountain String Band on the group's first post-Jeff Austin tour.

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Related Topix: Yonder Mountain String Band, Dolly Parton, Country

Denver Westword

Nine months after Colorado's worst flood, the musicians of Lyons are ready for a comeback

Thick sheets of rain started falling in Lyons on the night of September 11, 2013.

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Related Topix: Lyons, CO, Colorado, Natural Disasters, Flood, Boulder County, CO

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Mountain Xpress

Showreview: Trampled by Turtles at Pisgah Brewing Company

Known for firing off punk-inspired bluegrass diddies, the group's new album, Wild Animals , feels like a sea change.

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