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1 hr ago | 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.

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

1 hr ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Dickson County, TN, Bill Monroe

1 hr ago | 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 .

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Related Topix: Chris Jones

5 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

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.

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

5 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

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.

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Related Topix: Colebrook, NH, The Masters

8 hrs ago | 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.

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

10 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Steep Canyon Rangers, Folk, Earl Scruggs

13 hrs ago | RecordNET

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.

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

Wed Jul 30, 2014

SFGate

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.

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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.

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

Palladium-Item

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.

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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.

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

The Bluegrass Blog

What I did at Summer Kamp

'Tis the season for the bluegrass music camp, and my band and I just returned recently from a great week at Camp Bluegrass , held annually at South Plains College in Levelland, TX.

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Related Topix: Levelland, TX, Steve Kaufman

Marin Independent Journal

Today's Music Picks: Reunited Nickel Creek performs at Mountain Winery

Nickel Creek is back in action, after a nearly seven-year hiatus, and the reunion coincides with the band's 25th anniversary.

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Related Topix: Nickel Creek, Music, Entertainment

Colorado Springs Independent

Seven Days to Live

Hailing from Michigan, Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys are a little country, a little soul, and a little trippy.

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Related Topix: Front Range, Painting, Arts, Colorado Springs, CO, Green Mountain Falls, CO

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Cybergrass

Chris Jones & the Night Drivers 'Live At The Old Feed Store'

With success of 2013's Lonely Comes Easy, their first all-new collection since 2009's Cloud Of Dust, Chris Jones and the Night Drivers are thrilled to announce a new live album, Live At The Old Feed Store, to be independently released October 7, 2014.

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Related Topix: Chris Jones, Drink, Whiskey, Liquor, Cincinnati, OH

The Bluegrass Blog

Bluegrass Weather Report - 7/29/14

Here's our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week's Bluegrass Weather Report, looking in on the Pickin' In Parsons festival in West Virginia.

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Related Topix: East Tennessee State University, The Masters, Chris Jones

Floyd County Times

Larry Sparks and the Lonesome Ramblers will perform at Breaks Park, Aug. 151:19 pm

Award winning musician Larry Sparks and his Lonesome Rambler Band are set to perform at Breaks Interstate Park on Friday, August 15 at 7:30 pm.

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Related Topix: Larry Sparks & the Lonesome Ramblers, Larry Sparks, Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys, Virginia

303 Magazine

Q&A With Railroad Earth's John Skehan: Returning to Red Rocks & Chasin' Rainbows

All aboard: Railroad Earth is back in town. This weekend's back-to-back Railroad Earth extravaganza kicks off in Boulder at the Boulder Theater on Friday evening and rolls right into the Red Rocks station Saturday for a wholesome and whole hearted bluegrass hoedown, featuring the Wood Brothers and Greensky Bluegrass as opening bands.

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Related Topix: Railroad Earth, Theater, Arts, Home Listing, Home, Delaware County, PA

The Bluegrass Ireland Blog

Don't try this at home

Left: a versatile kitchen utensil. The BIB editor reports: A recent link sent from Bluegrass on the Tube was to this video of a performance of the Gordon Lightfoot song 'Steel rail blues' by the US band Rockin' Acoustic Circus , who are now known as Belfry Fellows .

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Related Topix: Blue Highway

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