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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.
11 min ago | Mountain Xpress
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.
2 hrs ago | The Bluegrass Blog
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.
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.
The southwest Virginia legend will be honored by the academy in October in a class that also includes Al Pacino, writers John Irving and Annie Proulx and the man who discovered the Titanic, Robert Ballard.
By Guest Columnist James Reams It's hard to watch the Country Music Awards and not wonder why the IBMA Awards are largely ignored by the music industry.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 12:02 pm
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