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2 hrs ago | The Bluegrass Ireland Blog

Don't try this at home

Left: a versatile kitchen utensil. The BIB editor reports: A recent link sent from Bluegrass on the Tube was to this video of a performance of the Gordon Lightfoot song 'Steel rail blues' by the US band Rockin' Acoustic Circus , who are now known as Belfry Fellows .

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Related Topix: Blue Highway

6 hrs ago | MusicEmissions

Robert Plant And Alison Krauss - Raising Sand

These two make an unlikely pairing if ever there was one, but a pairing which works nonetheless.

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Related Topix: Alison Krauss

Mon Jul 28, 2014

A-Infos Radio Project

Music For The Mountain Bluegrass: Music For The Mountain Bluegrass - Show #9, 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.

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Related Topix: Bill Monroe, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Alison Krauss + Union Station, Country, Front Range

The Bluegrass Blog

The Osborne Brothers on WSM tonight

Eddie Stubbs has an interview scheduled on WSM tonight that should be appointment radio for anyone who appreciates bluegrass history, or has a fascination with the music of The Osborne Brothers.

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Related Topix: The Osborne Brothers, Bill Monroe

WUNC-FM Chapel Hill

Nickel Creek, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2014

Nickel Creek 's Sara Watkins , Sean Watkins and Chris Thile started out as child prodigies, then built their band into a Grammy-winning commercial force.

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Related Topix: Nickel Creek, Punch Brothers

Mountain Xpress

One-man banjo: How Tall Tall Trees puts a new spin on an old instrument

STRING THEORY: "In retrospect, when I look back on my life, I understand there had always been a passion for banjo music," says Mike Savino of Tall Tall Trees.

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Related Topix: Earl Scruggs

The Bluegrass Blog

Bankesters behind the scenes video

It's for the song, Found , written in support of This Able Veteran , an organization that trains service dogs to assist returning veterans who are suffering from PTSD and other maladies.

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Related Topix: Alison Brown

Hispanic Business

Broomfield teens ready to rock at Lollapalooza

While some musicians spend years gaining popularity before they perform at major summer music festivals, high schoolers Keeanna Martinez and of Rock, were chosen from 17,000 students around the country to join an all-star band playing at Lollapalooza this week.

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Related Topix: The Avett Brothers

Sun Jul 27, 2014

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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Related Topix: Trampled by Turtles

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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Related Topix: Canada,

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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Related Topix: Michael Cleveland

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

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