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37 min ago | The Bluegrass Blog

Rogers and Larrance recreate Foggy Mountain Banjo

Stop me if you've heard this one before A pianist and a drummer walk into the studio to record an updated version of Foggy Mountain Banjo .

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Related Topix: Earl Scruggs

4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Roots music takes centerstage among these fests

The String Cheese Incident will perform twice at the Huck Finn Jubilee on June 13 and 14 at the Cucamonga-Guasti Regional Park in Ontario, California.

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Related Topix: The String Cheese Incident, Pop/Rock, California, Ontario (Ontario, CA), Ralph Stanley, Sam Bush

8 hrs ago | The Telluride Watch

One Step Ahead of the Blues | Assembling the - Scrapple' Soundtrack

This is the second in a two-part series about the music in the film Scrapple . It will be helpful if you've seen the movie as I am going to discuss the music in the context of the film.

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Related Topix: Telluride, CO, Drugs

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Cybergrass

Roland White, Blake Williams Celebrate a Century Of Lester Flatt at MerleFest

Sparta, TN -- Former members of Lester Flatt & the Nashville Grass, Roland White and Blake Williams, are set to honor the legendary singer and songwriter on Saturday, May 26th at MerleFest in Wilkesboro, NC with their special presentation of "100 Years Of Lester Flatt."

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Related Topix: Wilkesboro, NC, Earl Scruggs, Flatt & Scruggs

The Pocahontas Times ~ Marlinton West...

AMR - S12th annual bluegrass jamboree

It is going to be a rocking good time in Bath County on Saturday, April 12, when WCHG, Allegheny Mountain Radio hosts the 12th Annual Bluegrass Jamboree culminating a week of fundraising activities for the station.

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Related Topix: Lost and Found, Martinsville, VA, Hot Springs, VA

Rex Hammock's Weblog

Why Should the Fire Die?

Six years ago at the Ryman , I shot this grainy video of Nickel Creek 's last song of their last stop of their farewell concert tour.

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Harlan Daily Enterprise

Cumberland Mountain Music Show set April 26

Renowned bluegrass artists Dale Ann Bradley and Steve Gulley will return from a month of touring overseas to present the acclaimed Cumberland Mountain Music Show April 26, 2014, in the Lincoln Memorial University Cumberland Gap Convention Center in Cumberland Gap, Tenn.

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Capital Weekly

Progressive bluegrass at Rock City

Rock City Cafe's Velvet Lounge will present Miner's Creek Bluegrass Band Saturday, April 26, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the downtown venue, 316 Main St. One cannot have too many banjos is the belief of the Miners Creek Bluegrass Band, which brings a progressive approach to the bluegrass genre.

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Related Topix: The Bluegrass Band

OC Weekly

10 Signs You're Too Old For Coachella

Age, of course, is a state of mind. But it's easy to feel like you've aged 30 years after three busy days at Coachella.

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Related Topix: The Avett Brothers

Daily Camera

Second Story Garage: John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band

Less than a year ago, John Jorgenson recruited some friends to start a bluegrass band.

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Related Topix: The Bluegrass Band, Country, Pop/Rock, The Hellecasters, Entertainment

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Cybergrass

Johnny Campbell & The Bluegrass Drifters - CD Release Show in Nashville

Johnny's long-bow fiddling style is modeled after the late and great Kenny Baker, as well as his brother Jimmy Campbell, who played extensively with both Jim & Jesse and Bill Monroe.

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Jim & Jesse, Bill Monroe, Jimmy Martin

All About Jazz

EVENT: Jazz Arts Group Presents Brass and Grass Feat. New Basics...

The Jazz Arts Group's 2013-14 Inside Track season finale heats up the Lincoln Theatre stage with an ear-bending collaboration of funky New Orleans jazz and bluegrass when local favorites New Basics Brass Band and The Relentless Mules join forces on stage for "Brass & Grass" on Saturday, April 26. Taste how the common ingredients of gospel, blues, ... (more)

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Related Topix: New Orleans, Jazz, Blues, Professor Longhair, Flatt & Scruggs, Columbus, OH

13WMAZ.com

Tom Brantley & Missionary Ridge bring bluegrass to Allen's Market

Tom Brantley and Missionary Ridge will present an evening of bluegrass music at the Allen's Market Building on Friday, May 2 at 7:30 pm.

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Related Topix: Milledgeville, GA, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver

Alabama Live

Nickel Creek Breaks a Seven-Year Hiatus at the Alabama Theatre

This is not to say that a genre like bluegrass has ever been un cool, of course.

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Related Topix: Nickel Creek, Alabama, The Avett Brothers, Entertainment

SavannahNow

Nickel Creek celebrates 25 years with stop in Savannah

It also is their return to performing as a group. The band decided to take a break in 2007 to pursue individual interests.

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Baltimore Jewish Times

Arts & Life Features

Charm City Folk and Bluegrass Festival co-founders Philip Chorney a Sand Jordan August pose with multi-instrumentalist Tim O'Brien at last year's festival.

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Related Topix: Folk, City Folk, Tim o'brien, Baltimore, MD, Hampden (Baltimore, MD), Reisterstown, MD

Myrtle Beach Online

The Barefoot Movement performs at the Beer, BBQ and Bluegrass...

Barefoot Movement, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Grasstowne 3:30-5 p.m.; Ronnie Bowman 5:30-7 p.m. I wish that I could channel Ed Sullivan's enthusiasm when he introduced "The Beatles," because "Barefoot Movement," featuring home town talent Hasee Ciaccio is to Americana what the "Fab Four" was/is to rock 'n' roll.

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Related Topix: Ronnie Bowman, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, East Tennessee State University, State University, AR, Tennessee State University, Entertainment

Austin American Statesman

Austin Music Source: Willie Nelson, master of Gong Kwon Yu Sul

Put another notch in Willie Nelson's belt - or perhaps five more notches: On April 28, he'll receive a fifth degree black belt in the art of Gong Kwon Yu Sul from Grand Master Sam Um at the Master Martial Arts studio.

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Related Topix: Willie Nelson, Country, Alison Krauss + Union Station

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Cybergrass

Berklee Hosts its First American Roots Weekend June 20-22

Boston, MA, April 16, 2014. Berklee College of Music hosts its first American Roots Weekend, June 20-22, for acoustic musicians who perform bluegrass, blues, folk, country, acoustic jazz, and swing on instruments such as violin, viola, cello, bass, mandolin, guitar, and harp.

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Related Topix: Berklee College of Music, Emmylou Harris, Bela Fleck, Ricky Skaggs, Country, Bill Frisell, Lyle Lovett, Jazz

JamBase

DelFest Late Nights | Greensky, Railroad Earth And More

DelFest organizers have announced the late night shows for this year's festival.

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Related Topix: Railroad Earth

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