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18 hrs ago | The Bluegrass Blog

Hard Core Bluegrass - Al Jones

I'm not sure if a bluegrass album has ever been more appropriately titled than Hard Core Bluegrass , the latest project from Al Jones & The Spruce Mountain Boys on the Patuxent Music label.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Sparta Independent

Wry Toast to bring high energy, country-rock

Wry Toast plays high energy, country-rock music with songs that include three and four part harmony vocals, a fiddle, mandolin, duel lead electric guitars all backed by bass and drumming.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Poco, Bluegrass, The Beatles, James Taylor, The Allman Brothers, Entertainment

Mon Jul 07, 2014

A-Infos Radio Project

Music For The Mountain Bluegrass: Music For The Mountain Bluegrass - Show #6, Segment 1

Music for the Mountain is a weekly bluegrass radio program featuring that hard-driving bluegrass sound, with classic and new tunes running the gamut from Bill Monroe to Sierra Hull.

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Related Topix: Bluegrass, Oak Hill, NY, Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys

The Bluegrass Ireland Blog

Traditional and contemporary bluegrass, weekly in Galway from the Oldtown Rounders

Good news: new young bluegrass bands seem to be emerging in Ireland at an exponential rate.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Bluegrass, Tony Rice, Bela Fleck, Sam Bush

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Bluegrass Blog

America-grass! - Your Essential 4th of July Playlist

The land of the free and the home of the brave proved that a nation for the people and by the people could succeed.

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Related Topix: Life, 4th of July, Holidays, Bluegrass, Earl Scruggs, Jim & Jesse

Wed Jul 02, 2014

A-Infos Radio Project

Music For The Mountain Bluegrass: Music For The Mountain Bluegrass - Show #5, Segment 1

Music for the Mountain is a weekly bluegrass radio program featuring that hard-driving bluegrass sound, with classic and new tunes running the gamut from Bill Monroe to Sierra Hull.

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Related Topix: Bluegrass, Larry Sparks, The Seldom Scene, Virginia, Social Software

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Bluegrass Blog

Monroeville promoting Clyde Moody's legacy

If you followed our video interviews during the 2013 World of Bluegrass in Raleigh, you may recall one we did with Connie Matthews , who is the nephew of the great Clyde Moody.

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Related Topix: Bluegrass, Maine

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Nashville Scene

Noam Pikelny: The Cream Interview

Grammy-nominated banjoist Noam Pikelny is currently collaborating with master fiddler Stuart Duncan for a tour featuring the two artists without any further accompaniment.

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The Bluegrass Blog

Homestretch - Gray Brewer & The Kentucky Ramblers

Kentuckians are notoriously proud of their home state. The innumerable odes to the Bluegrass State sung by bluegrass musicians can testify to that.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Bluegrass, West Point, KY

NWAonline

Mayfield spurns music niches

Bluegrass music shaped the young Jessica Lea Mayfield, but it's rock 'n' roll that has a grip on the now 24-year-old, who is on tour promoting her third album, Make My Head Sing .

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Related Topix: Kent, OH, Bluegrass, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Cybergrass

Announcing The 2014 Bill Monroe Mandolin Camp

The Monroe Mandolin Camp is a specialized, hands-on camp about the music that influenced and was created by the pioneer and father of bluegrass music, Bill Monroe.

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Sat Jun 21, 2014

Cybergrass

Goin Back to Ole Kentucky to See my ROMPIN' Crew

ROMP is excited and proud to welcome back a member of the International Bluegrass Music's Hall of Honor, Mr. Del McCoury.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

Silver Bullet Comics

Harvey Pekar and American Splendor: A Comics Bulletin discussion by Jason Sacks and Eric Hoffman

Eric Hoffman: I think it's important that Harvey Pekar essentially began a subgenre of comics.

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Related Topix: American Splendor, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Comedy Movies, Bluegrass

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Skip Gorman brings cowboy songs, fiddle tunes to YWCA ballroom

Skip Gorman presents an evening of cowboy songs and American fiddle tunes at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 20, 2014 at the YWCA ballroom, 1026 N. Forest St. in Bellingham.

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Related Topix: Folk, Bellingham, WA, Bluegrass, Comedy Movies, Music!, A Prairie Home Companion

Sun Jun 15, 2014

Cybergrass

Historical Marker to Recognize Bill Monroe's Connection to Asheville, NC

WNCmusic.Org has launched an Indiegogo fundraiser to gather funds to commemorate "Father of Bluegrass" Bill Monroe's time in Asheville, North Carolina and is seeking to raise $6000 to cover the cost of a brass marker to be placed outside of the historic Flat Iron Building where Monroe played his first radio show at WWNC.

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Related Topix: Asheville, NC, Bluegrass

Wed Jun 11, 2014

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Local act specializes in traditional bluegrass music

Musical genres may come and go, but bluegrass has enjoyed a loyal following since Bill Monroe, Earl Scruggs, Ralph Stanley and others first brought it out of the mountains of Appalachia.

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Related Topix: Bluegrass, Earl Scruggs, Ralph Stanley, Cedar Hill, TN

Tue Jun 10, 2014

The RiotACT

COZMO (Capital of Australia Mandolinata) Annual Winter Concert 2014

The COZMO Ensemble and COZYMO Learning Group warmly invite family, friends and members of the public to come along to our hugely enjoyable Annual Winter Concert.

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