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2 hrs ago | 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.


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

Taylor Swift - Shake It Off

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

2 hrs ago | Cybergrass

Three Bluegrass Icons are Standing Tall & Tough

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


Related Topix: Jimmy Martin

5 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Hughesville, MD, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver

9 hrs ago | 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.


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

12 hrs ago | 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.


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

13 hrs ago | 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.


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

15 hrs ago | 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.


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

16 hrs ago | Easley Progress

Bands announced for Founders Day Music Festival

Five bands will provide the entertainment on the Pickens Amphitheater stage throughout the day.


Related Topix: The Bluegrass Band, Pickens County, SC

19 hrs ago | The Bluegrass Blog

5 String Flamethrower - Rob McCoury

What a golden age we're in for banjo recordings! After years of anticipation, it's Rob McCoury of the Del McCoury Band, joining recent wonderful banjo recordings by the Foggy Mountain Special Earl Scruggs Tribute team, Charlie Cushman, Noam Pikelny and others.


Related Topix: Earl Scruggs

22 hrs ago | A-Infos Radio Project

Music For The Mountain Bluegrass: Music For The Mountain Bluegrass - Show #12, Segment 1

Music for the Mountain is a weekly bluegrass radio program featuring that hard-driving bluegrass sound, with classic and new tunes running the gamut from Bill Monroe to Sierra Hull.


Related Topix: Bill Monroe, Blue Highway, Tim o'brien

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Pitch

Nickel Creek comes to the Uptown Theater on Tuesday

Nickel Creek shattered hearts of Americana fans across the country in 2007 when it announced an "indefinite hiatus."


Related Topix: Nickel Creek


Nathan Stanley Nominated for GMA Dove Award

Nathan Stanley, who is being called the "Prince of Bluegrass," has been turning heads in multiple genres, and most recently bluegrass, as he picks up a nomination for "Bluegrass Album of the Year" at the 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards for his album Every Mile .


Related Topix: Ralph Stanley

The Maryland Gazette

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.


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

The Bluegrass Blog

On This Day #34 - Bass Mountain Boys

The 14 tracks were recorded at the Doobie Shea Studios, Ferrum, Virginia, by Steve Dilling [vocals/guitar /banjo], Johnny Ridge [vocals/guitar/fiddle], Mike "Hitman" Wilson [vocals/guitar], Mike Auldridge [vocals/mandolin], Mike Street [vocals/bass] and Kim Gardner [Dobro], with the late Butch Baldassari producing.


Related Topix: Ferrum, VA, Country

Avett Brothers share Home Video of their Red Rocks Experience

This year was the 10th Anniversary of The Avett Brothers playing Red Rocks and maybe you were part of the celebration at one of the three sold-out shows.


Related Topix: The Avett Brothers

Lake Wylie Pilot

Performance series kicks of Sept. 12 in Rock Hill

12 with Grammy-nominated band The Greencards and concludes with a big band tribute to the legendary Johnny Mercer.


Related Topix: Rock Hill, SC, York County, SC, Rhonda Vincent

Denver Westword

Strangers Will Buy You Beer When Deer Tick Comes to Town

People throw all kinds of things at Deer Tick in order to express their love of the gritty rock 'n' roll band from Providence, Rhode Island.


Related Topix: Deer Tick, Beer, Providence, RI, Theater, Arts, Trampled by Turtles

The News-Gazette

Top of the Morning, Aug. 18, 2014

Alison Krauss performs with Union Station in a benefit for Crisis Nursery at the Virginia Theater, Champaign on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011.


Related Topix: Alison Krauss

Sun Aug 17, 2014


Blue Highway's 'The Game' Sits 3 Months at #1

Blue Highway's album, The Game has now been sitting happily in the #1 spot on the charts for three months!! The album has also been nominated for the International Bluegrass Music Association's Album of the Year and Song of the Year inthe upcoming annual IBMA Awards program.


Related Topix: Blue Highway, Alison Krauss

Sat Aug 16, 2014


6th Bluegrass for Hospice Features The Seldom Scene Oct 25

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


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