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  1. Winner named in Jeff Brown bus contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... really good suggestions. Teresa receives 2 tickets to see Jeff Brown & Still Lonesome at the 1st Annual Bristol Bluegrass Spring Fest , held March 27-28 of 2015, plus some band merchandise. Brown is promoting this new festival at the Holiday Inn & ...

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  2. Mandolinist Thile to host 2 'Prairie Home Companion' showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Recordpub.com

    ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Host Garrison Keillor plans to stay home and listen to "A Prairie Home Companion" on the radio for a couple of shows this winter.

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  3. Ronnie Prevette recovering from a strokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Bluegrass Blog

    Ronnie Privette, bluegrass mandolinist and former member of Jimmy Martin & the Sunny Mountain Boys, is recovering at home in Kernersville, NC from a relatively mild stroke he suffered last week. When we caught up with him this afternoon, Ronnie told us that he is feeling better and working towards recovery.

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  4. Another Day From LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Bluegrass Blog

    When a new band finds prominence quickly, it's not uncommon to wonder how they might weather the inevitable personnel swaps that occur in bluegrass. It's especially true for a group that isn't built primarily on the strength of a single member, like Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers .

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  5. Lockn', Bonnaroo can fill your Cyber Monday needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Frank Ocean, John Butler Trio , Ice Cube, Cake, Dr. Dog, Drive-By Truckers, Yonder Mountain String Band, Greensky Bluegrass, Umphrey's McGee, Tedeschi Trucks Band , White Denim, Cloud Nothings, Kaskade, Disclosure, Cut Copy, The Head and the Heart, ...

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  6. Tony Rice Bourgeois auction starts todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... they are providing support to perhaps the most distinctive and influential flatpick guitarist in the history of bluegrass and acoustic music. Punch Brothers guitarist and Rice aficionado Chris Eldridge prepared this video to help introduce the ...

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  7. John Hartford Memorial Festival Reveals 2015 LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | JamBase

    Organizers of the John Hartford Memorial Festival have revealed the lineup for May's event. The 2015 installment of JHMF, which celebrates the life and legacy of the late John Hartford, will take place at Bill Monroe Memorial Park & Campground in Bean Blossom, Indiana between May 28 and 30. The recently-reunited Hot Rize are aboard for the 2015 festival as are Red Knuckles & The Trailblazers , New Riders of the Purple Sage , Split Lip Rayfield , The Larry Keel Experience and many other bluegrass-oriented acts.

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  8. EvolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Boulder Weekly

    When local band The Longest Day of the Year got their start playing at breweries in Boulder and Fort Collins, "bluegrass-brewery bands" were kind of a thing in the area.

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  9. Celebrity odds and endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Daily Record

    Prince Royce says although he's working on his first album in English, his fans can still expect to hear his signature Latin and tropical sound in his new music. The 25-year-old star released his first English language single, "Stuck on a Feeling," on Monday.

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  10. Huck Finn Jubilee Announces New Dates for 2015 and BeyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | Cybergrass

    ... Day weekend of each year. The change allows for easier planning and avoids potential conflicts with the Telluride bluegrass festival, which is held the third weekend in June (occasionally on Father's Day weekend). "This switch in scheduling gives ...

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  11. Steve Gulley, Family, Friends & FellowshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | Bluegrass Unlimited

    Bluegrass veteran Steve Gulley's first gospel outing is one fine album indeed. This powerful and soulful 14-cut collection features evocative renditions of classics such as "House Of Gold," "God's Not Dead," and "Stormy Waters," along with a trio of heartfelt Gulley originals: "Scars In His Hands," "The Man I Ought To Be," and "What Would You Have Me Do?" Gulley, a long-time member of Doyle Lawson's Quicksilver and a founding member of Mountain Heart and Grasstowne, brings all his experience, savvy, and accomplished musicianship to bear on Family, Friends & Fellowship .

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  12. Weekly jam session brings - bluegrassers' togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... the "Pickin' 'n' Grinnin'" musical gathering that is part open mic night and part jam session for country and bluegrass instrumentalists. Part of the Hubert native's memories include evenings in her childhood home with her family, singing gospel, ...

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  13. Bluegrass Day features The Karl Shiflett and Big Country ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | Examiner.com

    The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show will be the featured performers at the Bluegrass Day at Chrystal Opry House on December 6, 2014. The Chrystal Opry House is located at 1977 White Mound Road off of Highway 902 between Sherman and Tom Bean, Texas.

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  14. These holiday tunes bring new sounds to the seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | USA Today

    ... to tell if this one's closer to acoustic folk or string-band swing, but it's a charmer either way. Lynch, a major bluegrass talent, takes an inclusive view of the holidays, and her band shines brightly on We Three Kings in 5/4 time and the Hanukkah ...

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  15. Monroe Crossing plays the Wieting todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | Tama News-Herald

    Minnesota Music Hall of Fame bluegrass artists Monroe Crossing present "A Bluegrass Christmas" at The Wieting Theatre today- Sunday, Nov. 30, in Toledo at 2 p.m. What better way to share in the holiday spirit than a lively bluegrass show featuring treasured Christmas classics? Warm up the holidays with "A Bluegrass Christmas" from the mid-west's premier bluegrass band, Monroe Crossing on Sunday, November 30 at The Wieting Theatre. 'Tis the season to be Merry! Named "the Midwest's Premier Bluegrass & Gospel Quintet," Monroe Crossing routinely performs to sellout audiences in theaters, operas houses and Performing Arts centers across the US, Canada and Europe.

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  16. Bluegrass performers set, festival has new leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | North Platte Bulletin

    Not only will the North Platte Bluegrass Festival continue after the retirement of organizer Donna Mentzer, the festival in April will feature two of best known and best loved country-bluegrass performers in history -- the Grascals and Ralph Stanley II The award-winning Grascals have appeared on the Tonight Show, Fox & Friends and The Late Late Show. They are known to mix contemporary music into traditional bluegrass in style called 'Grascalizing."

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  17. Three local acts to play Food Bank fundraiser at the Hub on FridayRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2014 | Red Deer Advocate

    ... innovative and unorthodox instruments. "He's a real entertainer," said Lapointe. His many musical stylings include bluegrass, blues, Latin, and gospel. As well, Magdalene House Society representatives will be selling coffee, chocolates and other ...

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  18. Singer songwriter Angel Snow has a secret you want to know aboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    Originally from Chickamauga, Ga., Angel Snow has started to make some waves in the singer-songwriter scene, based out of Nashville. A serendipitous encounter with bluegrass and country star Alison Krauss allowed Snow to give Krauss a copy of Snow's album, which led to an opportunity most musicians rarely get - a meeting with Krauss, her brother bassist Viktor Krauss.

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  19. Carter Fold Hosts Folk Soul Revival Foot Stompin' Friday Dec 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Cybergrass

    ... exemplify where the music of our region began and how it will always be the basis of other music that followed - bluegrass, country, and rock. Expect to see the family-oriented show the Fold is known for - no alcohol permitted. Folk Soul fans or ...

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  20. Quirky quartet who dare to be differentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | The Northern Scot

    ... with their loud check sports jackets, the Banjo Lounge 4 look much further afield for their musical inspiration. Bluegrass standards from Flatt and Scruggs can mingle with songs from The Prodigy, Dizzee Rascal or The White Stripes and rock giants ...

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