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21 min ago | Cybergrass

Legendary Banjo Picker J.D. Crowe on Song of the Mountains

Marion, VA- J.D. Crowe will headline the September 6th concert taping of Song of the Mountains at the Lincoln Theatre in Marion, Virginia.

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Related Topix: Jimmy Martin, Lexington, KY, Ricky Skaggs, Tony Rice, Country

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Gilmer Mirror

Gospel Music Extravaganza at Pritchett set for Friday, Sept. 5

The folks at Pritchett are planning another Gospel Music extravaganza. These music shows have been very popular in the past so you sure want to put this on your calendar.

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Related Topix: The Bluegrass Band

Austin American Statesman

360 Summer Mixtape: Snoop Daniel

I love the apple soda at Taco Cabana. I also like chocolate milk, although I'm still so thirsty afterwards.

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Related Topix: Nickel Creek

Hometown Annapolis

Music Box: Yonder Mountain String Band and special guests visit Rams Head Live

Over five albums, Colorado's Yonder Mountain String Band continues to defy categorization, leery of limiting themselves or their audience's imagination about what this band can musically accomplish.

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Related Topix: Yonder Mountain String Band, Pop/Rock, The Bold and the Beautiful, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Texas, Big Star

The Bluegrass Blog

Darin & Brooke - Get Up John

Darin & Brooke Aldridge have offered up a sneak peek from their next recording, a driving version of the old time favorite, Get Up John , with cross tuned mandolin from studio guest, Sam Bush, in the Monroe style.

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The Brattleboro Reformer

Tony Trischka Band and Hot Mustard to be at Next Stage

Next Stage Arts Project and Twilight Music present International Bluegrass Music Association Banjo Player of the Year Tony Trischka and his band, plus and double banjo bluegrass quartet Hot Mustard at Next Stage on Friday, Aug. 22 at 7:30 p.m. In a consistently adventurous musical career that spans nearly half a century, Tony Trischka has ... (more)

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The Missoula Independent Online

Newgrass roots

Sam Bush on vinyl, guitar players and going west by Melissa Mylchreest Mandolin player Sam Bush, 62, is best known as one of the originators of newgrass, the electrified bluegrass style that borrows influences from rock and jazz.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Hispanic Business

'Redefining what Cleveland County is'

"To have an artist of this caliber after only being here for five years shows what a good job Destination Cleveland County did in planning and devising the whole structure," said.

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Related Topix: Earl Scruggs

The Bluegrass Blog

Blue Moon Rising reunion shows

Blue Moon Rising , who had earned the reputation of the best kept secret in bluegrass for many years, is planning a set of reunion shows with original members in the latter part of 2014.

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Related Topix: Bismarck, ND

The Pitch

Nickel Creek reunited its melodic powers at the Uptown last night

Generally speaking, there are two ways a reunion show can go: Really, really well - where the audience is treated to all the glorious talent it had been dearly missing for a number of years - or flat-out terrible, where the band is clearly in it to make a quick buck and then retreat to separate corners.

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Related Topix: Nickel Creek, Theater, Arts, Kansas City, MO

The Bluegrass Blog

New look for Larry Stephenson Band

Larry Stephenson is gearing up for a busy September, closing out with a bang at the IBMA World of Bluegrass convention and Wide Open Bluegrass festival in Raleigh, NC.

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Star Tribune

Local artist to appear on late-night talk show

Welcome to Artcetera. Arts-and-entertainment writers and critics post movie news, concert updates, people items, video, photos and more.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, David Letterman, Minnesota, Trampled by Turtles, Entertainment

PRLog US Entertainment

Bluegrass For Hospice-2014 To Feature Washington, Dc's "the Seldom Scene

PRLog - Aug. 19, 2014 - GREAT MILLS, Md. -- The Bluegrass for Hospice-2014, now in its 6th year, will be held on Saturday October 25 and will feature The Seldom Scene .

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Related Topix: The Seldom Scene, Great Mills, MD, Events, Abell, MD, Bethesda, MD

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Cybergrass

Ricky Skaggs and Sharon White to Release First Studio Album

On August 4, country and bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs and Sharon White celebrated their 33rd wedding anniversary.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Music!, Crime Movies, Adventure, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Ricky Skaggs, Country

Cybergrass

Three Bluegrass Icons are Standing Tall & Tough

The new collaboration from J.D. Crowe, Doyle Lawson and Paul Williams is now available.

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PRLog US Entertainment

Jay Armsworthy & the Sons of the American Legion present 2014-2015 American Legion Bluegrass Series

PRLog - Aug. 19, 2014 - HUGHESVILLE, Md. -- Jay Armsworthy & the Sons of the American Legion present the 2014 - 2015 American Legion Bluegrass Series some of todays finest acts in Bluegrass music.

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Related Topix: Hughesville, MD, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver

Fayetteville Flyer

Fayetteville Roots Festival Profile: The Secret Sisters

Since sisters Lydia and Laura Rogers were discovered in 2010 at an open audition in Nashville, they've made two records with legendary producer, T Bone Burnett, recorded and released a single with White Stripes frontman Jack White, and completed an unfinished Bob Dylan song.

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Related Topix: The Secret Sisters, Rogers, AR, Pop/Rock, The White Stripes, Nickel Creek, Fayetteville, AR

Alabama Live

Claire Lynch track-by-track: Bluegrass star, former Huntsville resident tells story behind...

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Sometimes bluegrass star Claire Lynch will be singing her lovely, mandolin-dappled ballad "Dear Sister" onstage and looking out into the audience she'll see people wiping tears from their eyes.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Claire Lynch, Dolly Parton, Country, Entertainment

The Bluegrass Blog

Bluegrass Weather Report - 8/19/14

Here's our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week's Bluegrass Weather Report, looking in on the upcoming Pickin' In The Pasture Festival in Lodi, New York.

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Related Topix: Lodi, NY, East Tennessee State University, The Masters

RollingStone

Americana Artists Dry Johnny Cash's 'Bitter Tears': Hear Gillian Welch's Poignant Track

Fifty years ago this October, Johnny Cash released Bitter Tears: Ballads of the American Indian , a concept album that turned its back on virtually everything else that was happening in country music - from countrypolitan arrangements to the Bakersfield sound - and blazed its own trail.

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Related Topix: African-American, Country, Kris Kristofferson, Music, Entertainment

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