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3 hrs ago | The Pocahontas Times ~ Marlinton West...

AMR - S12th annual bluegrass jamboree

It is going to be a rocking good time in Bath County on Saturday, April 12, when WCHG, Allegheny Mountain Radio hosts the 12th Annual Bluegrass Jamboree culminating a week of fundraising activities for the station.


Related Topix: Lost and Found, Martinsville, VA, Hot Springs, VA

7 hrs ago | Rex Hammock's Weblog

Why Should the Fire Die?

Six years ago at the Ryman , I shot this grainy video of Nickel Creek 's last song of their last stop of their farewell concert tour.


Related Topix: Nickel Creek

11 hrs ago | Harlan Daily Enterprise

Cumberland Mountain Music Show set April 26

Renowned bluegrass artists Dale Ann Bradley and Steve Gulley will return from a month of touring overseas to present the acclaimed Cumberland Mountain Music Show April 26, 2014, in the Lincoln Memorial University Cumberland Gap Convention Center in Cumberland Gap, Tenn.


Related Topix: Dale Ann Bradley, Lincoln Memorial University, Cumberland Gap, TN

13 hrs ago | Capital Weekly

Progressive bluegrass at Rock City

Rock City Cafe's Velvet Lounge will present Miner's Creek Bluegrass Band Saturday, April 26, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the downtown venue, 316 Main St. One cannot have too many banjos is the belief of the Miners Creek Bluegrass Band, which brings a progressive approach to the bluegrass genre.


Related Topix: The Bluegrass Band

17 hrs ago | OC Weekly

10 Signs You're Too Old For Coachella

Age, of course, is a state of mind. But it's easy to feel like you've aged 30 years after three busy days at Coachella.


Related Topix: The Avett Brothers

20 hrs ago | Daily Camera

Second Story Garage: John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band

Less than a year ago, John Jorgenson recruited some friends to start a bluegrass band.


Related Topix: The Bluegrass Band, Country, Pop/Rock, The Hellecasters, Entertainment

Thu Apr 17, 2014


Johnny Campbell & The Bluegrass Drifters - CD Release Show in Nashville

Johnny's long-bow fiddling style is modeled after the late and great Kenny Baker, as well as his brother Jimmy Campbell, who played extensively with both Jim & Jesse and Bill Monroe.


Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Jim & Jesse, Bill Monroe, Jimmy Martin

All About Jazz

EVENT: Jazz Arts Group Presents Brass and Grass Feat. New Basics...

The Jazz Arts Group's 2013-14 Inside Track season finale heats up the Lincoln Theatre stage with an ear-bending collaboration of funky New Orleans jazz and bluegrass when local favorites New Basics Brass Band and The Relentless Mules join forces on stage for "Brass & Grass" on Saturday, April 26. Taste how the common ingredients of gospel, blues, ... (more)


Related Topix: New Orleans, Jazz, Blues, Professor Longhair, Flatt & Scruggs, Columbus, OH

Tom Brantley & Missionary Ridge bring bluegrass to Allen's Market

Tom Brantley and Missionary Ridge will present an evening of bluegrass music at the Allen's Market Building on Friday, May 2 at 7:30 pm.


Related Topix: Milledgeville, GA, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver

Alabama Live

Nickel Creek Breaks a Seven-Year Hiatus at the Alabama Theatre

This is not to say that a genre like bluegrass has ever been un cool, of course.


Related Topix: Nickel Creek, Alabama, The Avett Brothers, Entertainment


Nickel Creek celebrates 25 years with stop in Savannah

It also is their return to performing as a group. The band decided to take a break in 2007 to pursue individual interests.


Related Topix: Nickel Creek, Savannah, GA

Baltimore Jewish Times

Arts & Life Features

Charm City Folk and Bluegrass Festival co-founders Philip Chorney a Sand Jordan August pose with multi-instrumentalist Tim O'Brien at last year's festival.


Related Topix: Folk, City Folk, Tim o'brien, Baltimore, MD, Hampden (Baltimore, MD), Reisterstown, MD

Myrtle Beach Online

The Barefoot Movement performs at the Beer, BBQ and Bluegrass...

Barefoot Movement, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Grasstowne 3:30-5 p.m.; Ronnie Bowman 5:30-7 p.m. I wish that I could channel Ed Sullivan's enthusiasm when he introduced "The Beatles," because "Barefoot Movement," featuring home town talent Hasee Ciaccio is to Americana what the "Fab Four" was/is to rock 'n' roll.


Related Topix: Ronnie Bowman, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, East Tennessee State University, State University, AR, Tennessee State University, Entertainment

Austin American Statesman

Austin Music Source: Willie Nelson, master of Gong Kwon Yu Sul

Put another notch in Willie Nelson's belt - or perhaps five more notches: On April 28, he'll receive a fifth degree black belt in the art of Gong Kwon Yu Sul from Grand Master Sam Um at the Master Martial Arts studio.


Related Topix: Willie Nelson, Country, Alison Krauss + Union Station

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Berklee Hosts its First American Roots Weekend June 20-22

Boston, MA, April 16, 2014. Berklee College of Music hosts its first American Roots Weekend, June 20-22, for acoustic musicians who perform bluegrass, blues, folk, country, acoustic jazz, and swing on instruments such as violin, viola, cello, bass, mandolin, guitar, and harp.


Related Topix: Berklee College of Music, Emmylou Harris, Bela Fleck, Ricky Skaggs, Country, Bill Frisell, Lyle Lovett, Jazz


DelFest Late Nights | Greensky, Railroad Earth And More

DelFest organizers have announced the late night shows for this year's festival.


Related Topix: Railroad Earth

WXPN-FM Philadelphia

Forget trying to classify them and just listen: Railroad Earth's Session, and "Katie Cruel's" importance in music, tonight on Folkadelphia Radio

For the last handful of weeks on Folkadelphia Radio , we've been focusing on a featured song, digging a little into its history, context, and importance in music and art, and listening to a few selected renditions, usually of diverse style.


Related Topix: Railroad Earth

Chicago Reader

12 O'Clock Track: 'Where I Am,' a soulful country-bluegrass gem from Chris Jones

Last year bluegrass singer and guitarist Chris Jones released Lonely Comes Easy , the first album of new recordings he'd made with his band the Night Drivers in four years.


Related Topix: Chris Jones, Chicago, IL


Strings & Sol | YMSB, Railroad Earth, Leftover Salmon & More

The details for this year's Strings & Sol destination festival have just been revealed by event organizers Cloud 9 Adventures.


Related Topix: Railroad Earth, Yonder Mountain String Band, Sam Bush, World News, Mexico,

The Bluegrass Blog

On This Day #27 - Delia Bell

As a child Bell relocated to Hugo, Oklahoma, and, inspired by the bluegrass music of the Stanley Brothers and Bill Monroe, she began singing in her teenage years.


Related Topix: Hugo, OK, The Stanley Brothers, Bill Monroe, Emmylou Harris, Country