Monday Aug 11
The Bluegrass Blog
Lonesome and Then Some Larry Sparks
When did you first hear the music of Larry Sparks? That seems like a good question to ponder as we consider his latest album, Lonesome and Then Some A Classic 50th Celebration .
Concert Review: Bluegrass Legend Ricky Skaggs Dips Into the...
As has been the tradition the past few years, the legendary Ricky Skaggs closed out the Springer Mountain Farms Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman in Nashville on July 31. Along with his ace band, Kentucky Thunder, the performer delivered a set that showcased his love of the tradition of bluegrass music -- and the artists that have gone on before him.
Ralph Stanley Elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences
Trailblazing musician Ralph Stanley has been elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in a class that also includes actor and director Al Pacino, novelists John Irving and Annie Proulx, Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Jules Feiffer, former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich and oceanographer and discoverer of the Titanic, Robert ... (more)
The City Wire
Eureka Springs Presents Annual Bluegrass Festival
Eureka Springs is rounding out the summer with another exciting event. This year's Annual Bluegrass Festival will be jam-packed with lively and talented musicians for three days on August 14-16.