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3 hrs ago | SFGate

B la Fleck's nimble banjo jumps genres at Cabrillo festival

The West Coast premiere of Bela Fleck's "The Impostor" will open the Cabrillo music festival.

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Related Topix: Bela Fleck, Symphony, Arts, Classical, Edgar Meyer, Music, Entertainment

7 hrs ago | The Bluegrass Blog

Sneak peek from new Hot Rize CD

Hot Rize has released a single track from their upcoming reunion album, due sometime this Fall.

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Related Topix: Hot Rize, Tim o'brien, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

9 hrs ago | Palladium-Item

Pair of concerts feature range of musical genres

Those who enjoy gospel, country, bluegrass, patriotic tunes and standards have two options Saturday night in Richmond.

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Related Topix: Branson, MO, Silver Dollar City, MO, Roy Rogers, Country, Greater Vision, Gospel

14 hrs ago | The Bluegrass Blog

Lance LeRoy's moving sale

How much memorabilia would a prominent bluegrass promoter and talent agent accumulate in a lifetime? If you live near Nashville you have a chance to find out this week when Lance LeRoy holds a moving sale.

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Related Topix: Earl Scruggs, Jimmy Martin, Mount Juliet, TN

16 hrs ago | The Bluegrass Blog

What I did at Summer Kamp

'Tis the season for the bluegrass music camp, and my band and I just returned recently from a great week at Camp Bluegrass , held annually at South Plains College in Levelland, TX.

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Related Topix: Levelland, TX, Steve Kaufman

18 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

Today's Music Picks: Reunited Nickel Creek performs at Mountain Winery

Nickel Creek is back in action, after a nearly seven-year hiatus, and the reunion coincides with the band's 25th anniversary.

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Related Topix: Nickel Creek, Music, Entertainment

23 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Independent

Seven Days to Live

Hailing from Michigan, Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys are a little country, a little soul, and a little trippy.

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Related Topix: Front Range, Painting, Arts, Colorado Springs, CO, Green Mountain Falls, CO

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Cybergrass

Chris Jones & the Night Drivers 'Live At The Old Feed Store'

With success of 2013's Lonely Comes Easy, their first all-new collection since 2009's Cloud Of Dust, Chris Jones and the Night Drivers are thrilled to announce a new live album, Live At The Old Feed Store, to be independently released October 7, 2014.

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Related Topix: Chris Jones, Drink, Whiskey, Liquor, Cincinnati, OH

The Bluegrass Blog

Bluegrass Weather Report - 7/29/14

Here's our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week's Bluegrass Weather Report, looking in on the Pickin' In Parsons festival in West Virginia.

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Related Topix: East Tennessee State University, The Masters, Chris Jones

Floyd County Times

Larry Sparks and the Lonesome Ramblers will perform at Breaks Park, Aug. 151:19 pm

Award winning musician Larry Sparks and his Lonesome Rambler Band are set to perform at Breaks Interstate Park on Friday, August 15 at 7:30 pm.

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Related Topix: Larry Sparks & the Lonesome Ramblers, Larry Sparks, Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys, Virginia

303 Magazine

Q&A With Railroad Earth's John Skehan: Returning to Red Rocks & Chasin' Rainbows

All aboard: Railroad Earth is back in town. This weekend's back-to-back Railroad Earth extravaganza kicks off in Boulder at the Boulder Theater on Friday evening and rolls right into the Red Rocks station Saturday for a wholesome and whole hearted bluegrass hoedown, featuring the Wood Brothers and Greensky Bluegrass as opening bands.

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Related Topix: Railroad Earth, Theater, Arts, Home Listing, Home, Delaware County, PA

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

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

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