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Avett Brothers is Americana
"We've done them in two weeks," said Scott Avett, the brother who often has a banjo strapped across his back.
Wed Jun 19, 2013
FreshGrass to Award $10,000 in Bluegrass Related Prizes
Bluegrass Music is rich in tradition, including a storied history of flat-picking contests, fiddlers' conventions, and other participatory events that bring together musicians in spirited competition.
Rooted and restless
To many if not most onlookers, Jim Lauderdale emblemizes Nashville. He's penned hits for the Dixie Chicks, Patty Loveless, Gary Allan and George Strait, and he's a Grammy winner as an artist in his own right .
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Get your 'Smile on!' and maybe win another free visit to Summerfest
Well, that and you have to actually smile, of course. The ticket giveaway begins at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday when designated Summerfest grounds crew and security staff stationed throughout Henry Maier Festival Park will be handing out 25,000 passes to visitors who come up to them, smile and say "Smile on!'' You'll know the promotion has started because ... (more)
Tue Jun 18, 2013
ArtistWorks, Banjo Hangout Present Free Online Workshop "Tony Trischka Live"
ArtistWorks, the leading interactive lifestyle social learning platform, and Banjo Hangout present a free online workshop featuring world-renowned banjo master Tony Trischka.
The Indianapolis Star
John C. Reilly embraces real-life role as bluegrass singer
John Reilly and Friends play old-time country music because they want people to hear Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers songs in a live setting.
Iron County Reporter
Mansfield Music Fest slated this Saturday
The Mansfield Memories Committee is proud to present the Mansfield Music Fest and Dance this Saturday, June 22, at the Mansfield Township Hall, located at 2804 State Highway M-69 between Sagola and Crystal Falls.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Some firsts for Music Worcester
The renowned, Grammy Award-winning Orpheus Chamber Orchestra of New York City will visit Worcester for the first time Oct. 4 to open Music Worcester's 2013-14 season.
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Western swing band to debut at Monday's'Music Under the Stars'
The free concert held at Buttermilk Creek Park, takes place from 7-8:30 p.m. The band's founder, bass violinist Mark Hembree of Oconomowoc, is a professional musician who has performed with top musicians like Bill Monroe and Randy Travis.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
New Richmond Bluegrass Festival Announces 2013 Lineup
The New Richmond Bluegrass Festival held in Quebec, Canada is pleased to announce its 2013 lineup which will include Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver, Junior Sisk and Ramblers Choice, Special Consensus and Ray Legere and Acoustic Horizon.
Award-winning Fiddler Michael Cleveland Signs to Compass Records
Compass Records is proud to welcome renowned fiddler Michael Cleveland to its roster of bluegrass artists.
Bonnaroo 2013 Sunday recap: The Bluegrass Situation
The final day at Bonnaroo is like the end of a marathon. It's best to pace yourself out and try to push through the aching parts to get to the finish line.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Kanrocksas Music Festival 2013: Canceled and Likely Never to Return
The 2013 Kanrocksas Music Festival which would have featured acts like .Fun, Kendrick Lamar and The Avett Brothers has been canceled and there are no plans to reschedule the event.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
The Bankesters Working with Alison Brown on Fall 2013 Release
Bluegrass band The Bankesters have started recording tracks for their fifth album, and their Compass Records debut, scheduled for release in the fall.
Americana Music Assoc. Announces Initial Showcase Performance List For 2013
The Americana Music Association unveils its first round of artists confirmed to perform during the 14th annual Americana Music Festival & Conference, presented by Nissan, Sept.
Music Review: Slim Loris - "Future Echoes and Past Replays"
Slim Loris is a Stockholm-based indie pop rock/Americana powerhouse. The band consists of Mattias Cederstam on vocals, bass, and piano, Jonas Ellenberg on the drums, and Leon Lindstrom is on guitar and vocals.
Free Downloads: 100-Track Bruce Hornsby Live Compilation
Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers have a big summer planned that includes a handful of festival appearances and a series of dates with Railroad Earth .
A-Infos Radio Project
Out of the Woods: Out of the Woods - Show #167 6-14-13, Segment 1
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A woman who police said pretended to be country music singer Alison Krauss in order to swindle an elderly Fayetteville man pleaded not guilty Friday in Washington County Circuit Court.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Banjo Player Joe Dean Joins Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
Banjo player Joe Dean has joined the ranks of Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver. Joe was asked to be a part of the Quicksilver lineup last year and the move is now official.