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Valdese, North Carolina is located in Burke County. Zip codes in Valdese, NC include 28690. The median home price in Valdese is $105,000 which is roughly $63/per square foot. More Valdese information.

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Sunday Apr 13 | The Bluegrass Ireland Blog

George Shuffler

George Shuffler was buried on Thursday in his hometown of Valdese, North Carolina.


Fri Apr 11, 2014


A Gift for Fans of the Great George Shuffler

Nashville, TN -- Fiddle and vocal virtuoso, Buddy Melton, and equally gifted pal, Milan Miller, have released a special recording of "The Boy From Valdese" as a tribute to Bluegrass giant, George Shuffler, who passed away earlier this week.


Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Bluegrass Blog

George Shuffler: A Career Overview

Born in Valdese, North Carolina, on April 11, 1925, George Saunders Shuffler was a very significant creative force in the bluegrass music world.


Wed Apr 09, 2014

Lenoir News-Topic

Rhodhiss: We're not broke

Contrary to rumors, the Town of Rhodhiss is not going bankrupt and the town board of commissioners is not considering disbanding the town, the town manager said at the board's monthly meeting Tuesday.


Mon Apr 07, 2014

Acoustic Guitar

Bluegrass guitarist George Shuffler, 1925 - 2014

George Shuffler, the pioneering bluegrass guitarist whose cross-picking style helped define the genre, died April 7. He was 88. Shuffler was among the early progenitors of bluegrass, as it came to be known in the late 1940s, while playing in such groups as the Bailey Brothers, the Stanley Brothers, and Ralph Stanley and His Clinch Mountain Boys.


Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Washington Post

Getting in a few licks at the Earl Scruggs Center

The mandolin was available, so I grabbed it. Beth Cook strummed the Dobro, and her father, Glenn Reep, plucked on a banjo.


Sun Mar 30, 2014


The Boy from Valdese - A Tribute to George Shuffler

Long before the Old Rock School became a popular stop for Bluegrass touring artists, hardcore fans of the genre knew the small town of Valdese, NC as the home of the legendary George Shuffler.


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