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  1. Tonight in Music: Sun Angle, Storm Large, Tobacco & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... woozy electro-pop pumped out via analog equipment - he has practically become synonymous with the style, a la Bill Monroe and bluegrass, or Kanye West and good music. (One of those is a joke.) Fec's latest fuzz-funk salvo is this year's Tobacco ...


  2. Artist2Artist: Byron Berline - Fence JumperRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... Tennessee due to my stubborn appreciation for moss and mountains. In the mid-1960's, Byron Berline was one of Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boy (the real deal). He certainly doesn't rest on the laurels from those few years, but he does appreciate the ...


  3. The Roys Explain New Point of 'View' On Latest AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Billboard

    ... heroes figures into the disc. Doyle Lawson adds his signature vocal licks to "Mandolin Man," a tribute song to Bill Monroe . Lee Roy says Lawson has always been in their corner. "There are a few people that reached out to us when we made the switch ...


  4. Sibling rivalry? Heck, it's all harmonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... military boots or cowboy boots to perform on stage. The last of the 11 tracks is a tribute to bluegrass pioneer Bill Monroe titled "Mandolin Man." The imagery and folksy expressions of the lyrics are right out of the 1940s during Monroe's heyday. ...


  5. Ricky Skaggs to headline third annual Outer Banks Bluegrass FesivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 |

    ... Festival is Tim White, Song of the Mountains TV show host. The traditional sounds of bluegrass pioneers like Bill Monroe, Earl Scruggs and Lester Flatt come to life in the instruments and voices of today's bluegrass stars. The four-day OBX Bluegrass ...


  6. Bill Monroe was the father of bluegrassRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Tomahawk Online

    ... are many aficionados of Bluegrass not only in America, but also in many countries around the world. The late Bill Monroe, who could well be said to be a legend in his own time, created the Bluegrass style. Bluegrass music is a hard driving blend of ...


  7. Music For The Mountain Bluegrass: Music For The Mountain Bluegrass - Show #14 - 9-4-14, Segment 1Read the original story

    Monday Sep 1 | A-Infos Radio Project

    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.


  8. Playlist: What's Brian Mansfield listening to?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 1 | USA Today

    ... Cleveland Michael Cleveland/Flamekeeper's bluegrass take on Julian Lennon's hit sounds more like it came from Bill Monroe's scions than a Beatle's son. Vinyl Records , Brian Setzer It's no surprise Setzer prefers 45 rpm to digital download. He makes ...


  9. Celebrates 22 Years on the Web September 9thRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 31 | Cybergrass

    ... for old site ). He also created the first web pages for many of today's artists include the first web pages for Bill Monroe, Alison Krauss, Blue Highway, Claire Lynch, Chris Thile, Del McCoury, John McEuen, Fragment, Front Range and many others. He ...


  10. Scorching boxset from bluegrass pioneersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | The Irish World Newspaper

    ... Music) is a brand new 4-CD release from Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs. The pair, who first found fame as part of Bill Monroe's famous Blue Grass Boys, then as an act in their own right are two of the most important figures in the bluegrass movement. ...


  11. New Members to Join IBMA Board in October 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | Cybergrass

    ... past and one foot in the future, making their own style of music while being inspired by artists as varied as Bill Monroe, John Cowan, and Chris Thile. As an educator, I want to show both students and bluegrass professionals that it doesn't have to ...


  12. Q&A: Jefferson ParsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... where I was reintroduced to music. I lived near Music Row, and that's where I met Peter. He introduced me to Bill Monroe and took me to the Grand Ol' Oprey. I was teaching English by day and jamming with these guys on the guitar at night. With the ...


  13. Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver to perform for Tallmadge benefitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Hudson Hub-Times

    ... gospel music started when I was really young, although not as young as my love for bluegrass. When I first heard Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys, I fell in love with bluegrass. I love the harmonies and the emotions. Bluegrass and gospel, a lot ...


  14. Cold Spell - Frank Solivan & Dirty KitchenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... and mournful vocals. Solivan is an excellent vocalist - his high lonesome isn't the same high lonesome of Bill Monroe, but it's powerful nonetheless. Mighty powerful. The album's opening song, Say It Isn't So , is a nice showcase of this. Written by ...


  15. Oldtown Rounders at the Electric Picnic, 31 Aug. 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | The Bluegrass Ireland Blog

    ... Rounders play traditional and contemporary bluegrass inspired by the likes of Tony Rice, Bela Fleck, Sam Bush, Bill Monroe, Doc Watson, Earl Scruggs, Bryan Sutton , etc., and have a residency at An PAocAˇn on Forster St. in central Galway city, ...


  16. Del McCoury to be Honored with American Roots Master AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Cybergrass

    ... McCoury Band and acclaimed jazz and blues vocalist Catherine Russell on Friday, September 12. Muddy Waters and Bill Monroe are two American music titans who each helped create and define a blues-based genre: bluegrass, in the case of Bill Monroe, ...


  17. Nickel CreekComes to Mesa Arts Center TonightRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 |

    ... and "polystylistic," and USA Today said, "This acoustic trio moves farther and farther from anything Bill Monroe would have recognized as bluegrass..." The band members always explored their own solo work as well as collaborations, which they were ...


  18. Ralph Stanley coming home to Delaware-born bluegrass festRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The News Journal

    ... and current director Carl Goldstein knew he had to host Stanley one last time, since he and bluegrass pioneer Bill Monroe both helped start it. So even though Stanley headlined the festival's 40th anniversary only a few years ago, he's back for a ...


  19. Banjo picker finds bluegrass bentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Maple Ridge News

    ... with his rock and roll high school band at the time. But when he heard the sounds of legendary bluegrass artist Bill Monroe, Sadler picked up his banjo and never put it down. Since the age of 20, the father of two daughters and grandfather can ...


  20. Artie Werner remembers Ron MurphyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... with many other smaller festivals. For the past several years he ran sound for the instrument/workshop stage at Bill Monroe Music Park's Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival. He also hosted a radio show at WYSO Dayton during the '80s. He was a long time ...