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Ralph Stanley II has added a new member to his touring band. Brad Beavers has joined the group on bass. Comment?
The students in the Bluegrass, Old Time & Country Music Studies program at East Tennessee State University got quite a lesson today when they all attended a seminar and performance with The Earls of Leicester this afternoon in Johnson City. The band is in town for a show tonight at the Culp University Center on campus, and swung by to visit with the students this afternoon. Comment?
He was only 55 years of age, and became sick while doing a sound check at a popular In Japan, he was a cherished entertainer and television personality whose love for bluegrass was spurred by his attending a Bill Monroe performance while in Johnson City, TN. There he immersed himself in the Bluegrass, Old Time & Country Music Studies department and formed his own group, Three bluegrass albums were released with Last Frontier, on top of the many recordings he made in Japan, where he was also known as an actor and composer. Comment?
The Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country music studies program at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City has announced the six newest graduates from their department, and two who received advanced degrees at the Fall commencement on December 12. Baccalaureate degrees were accepted by Kristy Wilkins, Jessica Zelinsky, Jacob McClure, K.T. Vandyke, Quentin Acres, and Elizabeth Ward, having completed the requirements for the four year Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country music degree. These include classes in music theory, history of bluegrass, sound reinforement, band leadership, individual and ensemble lessons, and the requisite liberal arts courses. Comment?
Bad news for Boxcars fans looking forward to catching the group this weekend. They have had to cancel their shows scheduled at The Down Home in Johnson City, TN and The Mountaineer Opry in Milton, WV due to illness. Comment?
Bill and The Belles is a quartet based in Johnson City, TN who specialize in what they call early country music. This is the music created by rural, mostly Southern Americans, from the development of broadcast radio in the 1920s through to the post WWII era when commercial county music became more established. Comment?
Trey Hensley & Rob Ickes have posted this video from their performance last Friday at The Down Home in Johnson City, TN. It finds them laying down a scorching version of Jimmy Martin's Freeborn Man , which has served as a flatpicking showcase for many a fine guitarist over the year. Comment?
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