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  1. Skaggs, White perform at WHS veterans showRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Independent Herald

    Ricky Skaggs and Sharon White, country music stars who have had success separately and together, performed at the annual Veterans "Dinner and a Show" at Westside High School on Tuesday night. Skaggs has won 14 Grammy awards, many of them for bluegrass recordings with Kentucky Thunder, and White is the lead singer for The Whites.

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  2. Driessen's dedication still paying big dividendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Sunday Herald

    The annual Edinburgh gathering of fiddlers of all ages, all levels of ability and various nationalities is the sort of event that used to fill Driessen's summers between his early school years and studies at Berklee College Of Music in Boston. "I didn't so much choose the fiddle as have one thrust upon me," says the Minnesota-born musician, who has turned the bluegrass style he grew up playing into a passport to jazz, folk, country and, through the wonders of modern technology, the one-man funk band who can bring Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder songs alive in 3D sound.

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  3. Music Forecast 11.13-11.19: David Bazan, Rhonda Vincent, Chrissie Hynde, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | The Pitch

    ... November 15, RecordBar (1020 Westport Road, 816-753-5207) Rhonda Vincent & the Rage For anyone invested in bluegrass, speaking Rhonda Vincent's name is like saying a prayer. The 52-year-old singer-songwriter (and mandolin, fiddle and guitar player) ...

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  4. Bluegrass Weather Report - 11/11/14Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | The Bluegrass Blog

    Here's our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week's Bluegrass Weather Report, looking at the Four Corners States Bluegrass Festival in Wickenburg, AZ. John Goad is a graduate of the East Tennessee State University Bluegrass, Old Time & Country Music program, and is now pursuing a Masters degree in Appalachian Studies at ETSU.

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  5. Wisewater debut in 7 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | The Bluegrass Blog

    Wisewater is a young acoustic trio who, while their sound isn't specifically bluegrass, has solid roots in the music of Bill Monroe. One is a sort of a legacy artist, as in the heir and scion of a respected icon in the music.

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  6. Grand Opening of The Lodge Great American Music HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Macon County Times

    ... show off its new look. "The goal is to have a complete genre of music, every style is welcome, from country, rock, bluegrass, or gospel, it doesn't matter to us. Plans are to once a month have a show; showcase a new artist once a month. And have a ...

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  7. MHS varsity cheerleaders will be off to Florida in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | People's Defender

    ... squad from Manchester High School as they traveled to the home of the Wildcats in Lexington, Ky. to compete in the Bluegrass Regional Cheerleading Competition. The MHS girls were looking to earn a bid to the national championships and earn it they ...

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  8. Trinity River Band ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... chosen. National Sales Director Mark Tobolsky (Mark T to friends), says that while they don't focus exclusively on bluegrass artists, they have developed a strong niche in that market. Last year's Christmas CD featured Nothin' Fancy, and Wayne ...

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  9. California Banjo Extravaganza brings all-stars to The Palms on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Davis Enterprise

    Featuring Tony Furtado, Mark Johnson and Bill Evans on five-string banjos and a back-up band packed with some of the country's best pickers, this show Friday at The Palms Playhouse in Winters promises to be a treat for fans of bluegrass and acoustic music. The California Banjo Extravaganza, which debuted at The Palms two years ago, is the brainchild of Bay Area-based banjoist Bill Evans.

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  10. The future of bluegrass music: 'Lookin' good!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | North County Public Radio

    ... Andy Flynn is the curator and host of the "Adirondack Attic" series on NCPR. But Andy is also a journalist and bluegrass fan. He was in Lake Placid last month for the major bluegrass jam hosted at the Olympic Center. A good journalist is always ...

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  11. Bluegrass Weather Report - 11/4/14Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | The Bluegrass Blog

    Here's our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week's Bluegrass Weather Report, looking at the Greater Downstate Indoor Bluegrass Festival in Springfield, IL. John Goad is a graduate of the East Tennessee State University Bluegrass, Old Time & Country Music program, and is now pursuing a Masters degree in Appalachian Studies at ETSU.

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  12. Pacifica Performances presentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Pacifica Tribune

    The most award-winning guitarist in recent memory is David Grier. For the past several years, he has been voted by the members of the International Bluegrass Music Association as Best Guitar Player of the Year.

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  13. Greensky Bluegrass mark their Portland territory with two nights at Wonder BallroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | OregonLive.com

    You can hardly walk into a Portland bar without seeing someone pluck a banjo in a corner these days, which has been good news for Greensky Bluegrass. The Michigan band will play two nights at Wonder Ballroom this weekend, having built their Northwest fan base on relentless touring and the region's affection for roots music.

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  14. 14 cool shows and notable moments from the 2014 Voodoo ExperienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | The Times-Picayune

    The rising outlaw-country star delivered hard-charging honky-tonk in the sunshine , starring his throaty, Waylon Jennings-style baritone and the fierce lead guitar of Laur "He rode a Telecaster all the way from Estonia" Joamets. After lulling the audience into a sense of security with a set of spot-on Country 101 roadhouse rockers, Simpson broke out the weird: the psychedelic mysticism of "Turtles All The Way Down," followed by a mashup of the Osborne Brothers and T. Rex.

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  15. Tony Trischka at the MissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | The West Milford Messenger

    ... set finds Trischka embracing all manner of possibilities, while keeping one foot firmly planted in the traditional bluegrass roots that first inspired him to make music. The concert begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $22 in advance and $25 at the door. To ...

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  16. Banjo great Noam Pikelny playing in his Skokie hometownRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Glenview Announcements

    Banjo virtuoso Noam Pikelny is having a very good year. The Skokie native, a graduate of Niles North High School, was recently named banjo player of the year by the International Bluegrass Music Association, which also honored him with the Album of the Year award for his critically acclaimed "Noam Pikelny Plays Kenny Baker Plays Bill Monroe."

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  17. That Island SoundRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Morgantown

    ... Tom says. Then, in 1997, Tom joined up with The Recipe. "I enjoyed my time with The Recipe. It had a more bluegrass-y feel," he says. All of that early recording, touring, and jamming gave Tom the invaluable experience and insight he needed to ...

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  18. Bela Fleck to Perform with The Knights at Schimmel Center in JanuaryRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 4 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... place on Wednesday, January 28 at 7:30pm. BLA FLECK. Banjo virtuoso Bla Fleck is a powerfully creative force in bluegrass, jazz, pop, rock and world beat. Most recently, he made the connection with classical music with "Perpetual Motion", his ...

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  19. Welcome to the Washington Park ProfileRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Washington Park Profile

    ... singer-songwriters and acoustic music of all kinds. 'Jazz is a tougher sell, except legacy artists like B.B. King. Bluegrass does not sell as well as singer-songwriters. String bands do well, and also fusion genres that break

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  20. Double bass and instruction books for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | The Bluegrass Ireland Blog

    When we learned on Sunday that Tony Wall of Waterford city is selling his rare Bill Keith Signature Rich & Taylor banjo , we did not take this as bad news at the time. However, we are very sorry to learn from Ray O'Brien 's Bluegrass in Ireland Facebook page that Southern Welfare , after a very welcome return to the scene last year, has broken up , and consequently Tony is now offering for sale more high-quality bluegrass goods.

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