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40 min ago | Aquarius Papers

Happy 2013 RIP Birthday to Dead Shaman Jerry Garcia and Live Producer Mark Hallman

Today would have been the 72nd birthday of one of the legends of music, as well as the 63rd birthday of a remarkable Austin producer and musician.


Related Topix: Jerry Garcia, Pop/Rock, The Grateful Dead, The Masters

4 hrs ago | RollingStone

SiriusXM to Broadcast Lollapalooza Performances

SiriusXM will broadcast an eclectic line-up of performances from this year's Lollapalooza Festival in Chicago, with the station's Alt Nation rebranded as the Lollapalooza Channel.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Grouplove, The Avett Brothers, Music, Entertainment

9 hrs ago |

Avett Brothers Bringing Ever-Evolving Energy To Oakdale

Sometimes a band's name doesn't capture the full group dynamic. Apart from a few years when he left the band for family reasons, bassist Bob Crawford has been with the Avett Brothers - Scott and Seth - from the beginning.


Related Topix: The Avett Brothers, Music, Entertainment

12 hrs ago | A-Infos Radio Project

Out of the Woods: Out of the Woods - Show #225 - 7-31-14, Segment 1

This version of the program is divided into 6 segments so broadcasters who desire to use this content can insert your station info, etc.


Related Topix: Bela Fleck, Dana Robinson, Si Kahn, Folk

16 hrs ago | HeraldNet

Watershed Festival is countrya s turn to shine

When people think of music festivals, they usually think of alt-rock bands playing together at a concert with a silly name - Lollapalooza, Bumbershoot, Sasquatch, Bonnaroo and Coachella all spring to mind.


Related Topix: Santana, Pop/Rock, Auburn, WA, Carlos Santana, Nickel Creek

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Railroad Earth Performs at Boulder Theater Tonight

Railroad Earth is a rock & roll bluegrass band that hails from Stillwater, New Jersey.


Related Topix: Railroad Earth, Stillwater, NJ

The Bluegrass Blog

Behind The Mic with David Blakeny

Bluegrass is a tricky sort of music. As musicians and fans, we want to make sure to honor the past.


Related Topix: Bill Monroe

The Bluegrass Blog

Jason Burleson back with Blue Highway

We are delighted to report that Jason Burleson has been released from the hospital in Le Puy en Velay, France, and has been reunited with his Blue Highway brethren at the La Roche Bluegrass Festival.


Related Topix: Blue Highway

Marin Independent Journal

Today's Music Picks: REO Speedwagon, Chicago visit Concord Pavilion

Chicago and REO Speedwagon are uniting for what should be the best classic-rock doubleheader of the season.


Related Topix: Reo Speedwagon, Pop/Rock, Nickel Creek, Music, Entertainment

The Bluegrass Blog

The new Monroe Mandolin Camp

With the International Bluegrass Music Museum's decision to broaden the scope of their mandolin camp rather than continue to specialize in the Monroe style, master mandolin player Mike Compton has decided to set up a camp to fill the void.


Related Topix: Dickson County, TN, Bill Monroe

The Bluegrass Blog

Live album coming from Chris Jones

Live At The Old Feed Store will be the next release from Chris Jones & the Night Drivers .


Related Topix: Chris Jones

Gibson Brothers to headline 22nd annual Pemi Valley Bluegrass Festival

International Bluegrass Music Association's award-winning band the Gibson Brothers will headline the 22nd annual Pemi Valley Bluegrass Festival, which runs from today through Sunday at the Sugar Shack Campground in Thornton.


Related Topix: Disco, The Gibson Brothers, The Lonesome River Band

Thumb-picking Masters to play in Colebrook

International guitarists Loren Barrigar and Mark Mazengarb will play the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts' Summer Concert Series.


Related Topix: Colebrook, NH, The Masters

The Irish World Newspaper

Scorching boxset from bluegrass pioneers

Foggy Mountain Gold is a brand new 4-CD release from Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs.


Related Topix: Earl Scruggs, Bill Monroe, Flatt & Scruggs

The Memphis Flyer

Steve Martin, Edie Brickell and the Steep Canyon Rangers at Snowden Grove Amphitheatre Saturday

In 1976, Gong Show host Chuck Barris stood near a puddle of spilled milk and broken glass left by a family magic act called the Magicians Three and introduced the next performer.


Related Topix: Steep Canyon Rangers, Folk, Earl Scruggs


Bluegrass band to reunite Saturday at free Acampo winery concert

"My mantra is 'don't think too much,' " Ferrero said. "Just go with the flow. Each time we're all a little amazed.


Related Topix: Acampo, CA, Stockton, CA, Bill Monroe, The Beverly Hillbillies, Children TV, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Wed Jul 30, 2014


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.


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

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.


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


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.


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

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.


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