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4 hrs ago | The Bluegrass Blog

Behind The Mic with Bob Mitchell

Kentucky is well known as the home of bourbon, bluegrass, and Bill Monroe. It's also the home of Bob Mitchell, host of the Best of Bluegrass radio show.

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Related Topix: Bluegrass, Drink, Bourbon Whiskey, Liquor, Auto Dealers

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Cybergrass

Which Way Did They Go? Bluegrass at the Crossroads

By Guest Columnist James Reams It's hard to watch the Country Music Awards and not wonder why the IBMA Awards are largely ignored by the music industry.

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Related Topix: Bluegrass

Tue Jul 22, 2014

A-Infos Radio Project

Music For The Mountain Bluegrass: Music For The Mountain Bluegrass - Show #8, 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, Tennessee

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Loudoun Times

Newton & Thomas: Bringing bluegrass back to Loudoun

Mark Newton and Steve Thomas grew up in Virginia in the late '60s, raised on the rich bluegrass and county music heritage passed along by their parents and grandparents.

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Related Topix: Ralph Stanley, Bluegrass, George Jones, Country, Buck Owens, Brooks & Dunn

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Bluegrass Blog

Behind The Mic with Buddy Merriam

Mandolin player Buddy Merriam might be one of the most open-minded bluegrass traditionalists around.

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Related Topix: Bluegrass, Stony Brook, NY

The Bluegrass Blog

Roy McMillan - Ray Edwards pays tribute

Roy McMillan passed away on July 5, 2014, at his home in Lewisville, North Carolina, after experiencing many years of serious ill health.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Lewisville, NC, Bluegrass, Winston-Salem, NC, Salem, NC

Tue Jul 15, 2014

A-Infos Radio Project

Music For The Mountain Bluegrass: Music For The Mountain Bluegrass - Show #7, 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, The Seldom Scene, Flatt & Scruggs

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Cybergrass

Niall Toner Releases Million Dollar Video

Our friend across the pond, Niall Toner, has released a fun new video July 10th, "Million Dollar Bill" from the 8th track on the album Onwards & Upwards released in 2012.

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Related Topix: Bluegrass, The Nashville Bluegrass Band, Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Cybergrass

Uncle Dave Macon Days Trailblazer Awards

The Uncle Dave Macon Days Trailblazer Award is presented to an artist, musician, or individual who have developed old-time musical performance styles and techniques that blaze the trail for others to perpetuate, emulate, refine, and follow into contemporary genres.This year's Trailblazer Award winners are Leroy Troy, Roland White, and The Tennessee ... (more)

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Related Topix: Grand Ole Opry, Comedy Movies, Music!, Tennessee, Bluegrass, Goodlettsville, TN, Country, Grandpa Jones

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Mountain Times

Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver return to MusicFest

Doyle Lawson can't tell you the exact number of times he has performed at the Doc & Rosa Lee Watson MusicFest 'n Sugar Grove, but he circles the date on his tour calendar as he makes his way toward his home in the hills of Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Bluegrass, Tennessee, Music, Entertainment

Wed Jul 09, 2014

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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Related Topix: Bluegrass

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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Related Topix: Bluegrass

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

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