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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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
From a young age, Mike Barnett has made his mark on the bluegrass world as an extremely talented fiddler.
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.
Dave Simonett, with the band Trampled By Turtles, performs Thursday at the Calgary Folk Music Festival on Prince's Island Park.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 07:45 am
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