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  1. Folk Studies: Yonder Mountain Harvest Fest 2014 RecapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Fayetteville Free Weekly

    ... their Friday night set with their rendition of HBO's "Game of Thrones" theme song. So you could say folk and bluegrass is defined by the banjo, acoustic guitar, vocal harmonies, mandolin, fiddle and the upright bass, possibly keys. You might find ...


  2. Aoife O'Donovan, Noam Pikelny Team on 'Don't That Road Look Rough and Rocky'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WSJ Media and Advertising

    After charting parallel careers with occasional intersections, the roots musicians Aoife O'Donovan and Noam Pikelny are joining forces for a tour this fall. Speakeasy today premieres a video of the pair performing the bluegrass classic "Don't That Road Look Rough and Rocky."


  3. Don't Be 'Heartbroke' Because You Didn't Hear GRAMMY Winner Ricky Skaggs Perform at Mill TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PR Log

    ... Friday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. EST. Skaggs has won 14 Grammy Awards during his 55 years in the music industry. The Bluegrass band Bullsboro will open for Skaggs. Mill Town Music Hall focuses on wholesome, family-friendly music and events and is ...


  4. Huck Finn Jubilee Announces New Dates for 2015 and BeyondRead the original story

    Thursday | PRWeb

    The popular summer jam and bluegrass fest will be held annually on the second weekend in June to allow for easier planning and better access to top headline performers, the Greater Ontario CVB announced. enhances our ability to secure the world-class jam and bluegrass talent that our fans have come to expect.


  5. Tom MurphyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | City Pages

    ... photo-driven series at the end of this article. Ian... Courtesy of Hot RizeIf there's one band that put Colorado bluegrass on the map, it's Hot Rize. Longtime members Pete Wernick, Nick Forster, Tim O'Brien and Charles Sawtelle met at... Aaron ...


  6. Moonstruck Management Signs The HogSlop String BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Cybergrass

    ... like Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Bobby Osborne and more. The Moonstruck team is focused on a deep appreciation for Bluegrass, folk and old-time string music. The HogSlop String Band is a Nashville based old time string band comprised of six ...


  7. Raise the roof! Bluegrass musicians hold concert to save church ceilingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Brooklyn Paper

    A cohort the city's best bluegrass musicians will pull some strings to raise money for a historic Park Slope church at the third annual Brooklyn Bluegrass Bash at the Bell House on Oct. 26. The organizer - himself a picker and parishioner at the borough's oldest church - said he wanted to give voice to the county's bluegrass bona fides while doing some good. "Brooklyn is the hottest spot outside of Nashville for bluegrass musicians, and I wanted to showcase scene, but I felt a deep responsibility to do what could to help with restoration effort," said guitarist Michael Daves, who lives near Green-Wood Cemetery.


  8. Distant Cousins find family in musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Jewish Journal

    The Los Angeles-based trio Distant Cousins blend soaring harmonies and a folk-rock sensibility to make pop music that's quickly developing a devoted local following. Their songs fit well in the current trend of Americana/roots-rock revival, but they also have a sound of their own.


  9. Hear Chris Shiflett and the Dead Peasants Cover Justin Townes EarleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | RollingStone

    The folks at Bloodshot Records have been straddling the narrow line between roots music and punk rock for two decades, armed with a roster of artists who blend twang, Telecasters and tube amps into some of the most potent alt-country around. The label turns 20 this year, and to celebrate its anniversary - and to take another look at a catalog that includes landmark albums like Ryan Adams' Heartbreaker , Neko Case's Blacklisted and Justin Townes Earle's Midnight at the Movies - Bloodshot is releasing a compilation of cover songs titled While No One Was Looking: Toasting 20 Years of Bloodshot Records .


  10. Antsy McClain to play at Sierra Nevada's Big RoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Lately, north state regular Antsy McClain has been spending more time than usual around these parts. There's his annual Woodflock gathering in Red Bluff over Memorial Day weekend and a couple of mini-tours every year with the West Coast version of his band, the Trailer Park Troubadours.


  11. Best Bets: Casa De Amistad, Canopy High Stakes and Pastures of Rose Creek DinnerRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... . Hardly a moment passes in the Classic City without a marquee performance of the South's and Appalachia's classic bluegrass sound. And this weekend is a perfect example of such a fact as the Yonder Mountain String Band and the Larry Keel Experience ...


  12. Welcome Samuel McKendreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... Mother and son are both doing well. Sam joins older sister, Ivy, in the McKendree household which is chock full of bluegrass talent. Carolyn is from the singing Klassen family in central Canada, and both she and Jason are fine vocalists. They ...


  13. Dispatch from Yonder Mountain String Band's 2014 Harvest Music FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Arkansas Times

    ... a sweaty, overcrowded and understaffed room full of blown-away fans. It. Was. Astounding.) Though the progressive-bluegrass standouts of TBT have not always astounded me with their post-punk energy and speed, they certainly are capable of doing so ...


  14. Sierra Hull Performs and Demos the Weber Octave MandolinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Guitar World

    By age 11, Alison Krauss had called with an invitation to the Opry stage; by 12, Rounder was expressing interest; first Ron Block and now Barry Bales have served as co-producers, and her studio bands have featured the cream of the contemporary bluegrass crop-Stuart Duncan, Randy Kohrs and Bryan Sutton this time, alongside members of Sierra's own crack band. Then there's the fact that Berklee gave her the school's most prestigious award, the Presidential Scholarship, a first for a bluegrass musician; her choice to accept it, to delay her dream of hitting the road full-time after high school in favor of expanding her musical worldview, was hardly a light one.


  15. The Honeycutters to perform Oct. 24 at Isis Music HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Since 2007 when the group formed, they have been playing music that is consistently as catchy as it is heartfelt. In 2011, 2012, and 2013 they were voted WNC's favorite Americana band in the Mountain Xpress reader's poll.


  16. Recipes and road stories: The musical Melby sisters have something cookin' in the kitchenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... Dickerson's idea was to combine those short stories with recipes from people the girls have encountered in their bluegrass and country music travels. "We immediately loved the idea and began the writing process," Caroline said. A year later, the ...


  17. NJPAC to Welcome Bela Fleck, Christian McBride & Brooklyn Rider, 11/22Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 |

    Premier banjo player Bla Fleck & Brooklyn Rider join bassist Christian McBride for All Strings Attached, an eclectic array of musical stylings, from bluegrass and classical crossover to jazz and world beat presented by New Jersey Performing Arts Center on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 8:00 PM in the Victoria Theater. Get your tickets now at or 888.GO.NJPAC .


  18. Cover Alert | Trampled By Turtles - Owner Of A Lonely HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | JamBase

    The latest installment of AV Club's Undercover video series finds Minnesota roots act Trampled By Turtles putting their own spin on YES's 1984 classic "Owner Of A Lonely Heart." For those unfamiliar with the series, for each season AV Club drafts a lists of songs they want participating bands to cover and those bands choose one of the list.


  19. Rob Ickes and Trey HensleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | The Bluegrass Blog

    Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley joined us during the World of Bluegrass convention to talk about their upcoming album together, Before The Sun Goes Down , which offers a mix of traditional bluegrass and country music. The pair have a show tomorrow at Nashville's Station Inn, joined by Aubrey Haynie and Mike Bub.


  20. Austin Lucas Shreds The Line Between Punk, Country All The Way to BoiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Boise Weekly

    ... Austin Lucas, a musician based in Bloomington, Ind., walks the line between punk and country. His father, bluegrass musician Bob Lucas, has had his songs covered by Alison Krauss and Union Station. Austin played in punk and hardcore bands for many ...