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  1. Exhibit highlights classic Grand Ole Opry stars Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | The Gaston Gazette

    Thirty enlarged black-and-white photos taken by Gordon Gillingham, Grand Ole Opry photographer from 1952-60, and wardrobe items from bluegrass performer Bill Monroe are part of the Opry display at the Earl Scruggs Center through May 20. You'll see classic pictures of musicians who brought country music into homes across America via radio and TV. Jean Shepard, Jimmy Dickens, Marty Robbins, Minnie Pearl, Earl Scruggs and Lester Flatt, and even Elvis Presley are featured.

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  2. Yonder Mountain String Band to play The Showbox March 23Read the original story

    Mar 21, 2017 | Ballard News-Tribune

    ... at jam band shows and festivals, where fans took readily to YMSB's potent mix of the traditional bluegrass of Bill Monroe, the Stanley Brothers and Doc Watson and the improvisational sensibilities of the Grateful Dead and Phish. Also deeply ...

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  3. Rusty pickups and memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | News Tribune

    ... onalizes a brief bond he once saw between two singers. He and his family were in Rosine, Kentucky, birthplace of Bill Monroe, the father of bluegrass.

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  4. Vernon McQueen passesRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2017 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... bluegrass performer, passed away on March 16. He was 86 years of age when he died. In 1960 he joined up with Bill Monroe, playing guitar and singing lead and tenor vocals. He never recorded with Monroe, but did get to perform with him on the Grand ...

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  5. Ricky Skaggs to make Newton debutRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2017 | The Advertiser News (South)

    ... Skaggs showed signs of future stardom at an early age, playing mandolin on stage with bluegrass pioneer Bill Monroe at 6 and appearing on TV with Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs at 7. He emerged as a professional bluegrass musician in 1971, when he and ...

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  6. Emmylou Harris on tap for Ryman Auditorium's yearlong 125th anniversary festivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    ... "Perhaps more than any other event, this concert, which included a guest appearance by bluegrass founding father Bill Monroe, foreshadowed the Ryman's return as a great showplace," according to William U. Eiland's book, "Nashville's Mother Church: ...

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  7. a The Sommers Rosenthal Family Banda Play at Saint Anna s This AfternoonRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2017 | Lymeline.com

    Saint Ann's Episcopal Church in Old Lyme welcomes The Sommers Rosenthal Family Band - New England's finest bluegrass/folk/jazz family band on the scene today - in concert this afternoon at 5 p.m. Connecticut native, Phil Rosenthal, is known to audiences world-wide as the former lead singer of the seminal bluegrass band The Seldom Scene. He is also highly regarded as a songwriter whose works have been recorded by Johnny Cash, Bill Monroe, Nick Cave and many others.

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  8. Jason Isbell, Brett Eldredge Preview New Country Hall of Fame ExhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | RollingStone

    Florida Georgia Line, Jason Isbell, RaeLynn and a photobombing Brett Eldredge attend the 'American Currents' exhibit opening at the Country Music Hall of Fame. If the thought of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum conjures images of black-and-white photos or relics of a bygone musical era, think again.

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  9. Ricky Staggs to make Newton debutRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2017 | The Advertiser News (South)

    ... Skaggs showed signs of future stardom at an early age, playing mandolin on stage with bluegrass pioneer Bill Monroe at 6 and appearing on TV with Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs at 7. He emerged as a professional bluegrass musician in 1971, when he and ...

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  10. Music For The Mountain Bluegrass: Music For The Mountain Bluegrass - Show #147 - 3-24-17, Segment 1Read the original story

    Mar 16, 2017 | 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. The program is posted here in two sections for broadcasters to insert breaks for station identification, etc.

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  11. Martha Moore to SOURCE Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... presentation of Hall of Fame awards. Moore has been working as a publicist since the 1970s, when she worked with Bill Monroe at MCA Records. More recently she has provided multi-year publicity services for The Grascals and The Roys, plus The Stetson ...

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  12. Baby name suggestions for expectant bluegrass couplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... (See also: "Willie Roy" - meaning: "crippled boy," and Will, Fiddlin') "Pen" for "Pendleton," is associated with Bill Monroe, being his uncle who played the fiddle, mainly late in the evening about sundown. He played numerous tunes, including an old ...

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  13. Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out at Carter Family Fold SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Cybergrass

    ... - and even though we weren't in the bluegrass mainstream geographically, I was able to see artists like Bill Monroe, Larry Sparks, and the Lewis Family, and you could just be around them. That was intriguing to me." Within a few years, Russell was ...

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  14. Bluegrass concert to support widowed women in Haiti March 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    ... of Watauga County in a musical family. The group has shared the stage with many bluegrass greats, including Bill Monroe, Jim and Jesse McReynolds, the Seldom Scene, Doyle Lawson and the Osborne Brothers. The Winter's End Bluegrass Concert will kick ...

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  15. House of Gold from Dave Atkins TrioRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... since Hank Williams wrote and recorded it in 1954. It's been memorably covered in bluegrass by everyone from Bill Monroe to Tony Rice, and now The Dave Adkins Trio has added theirs to the library. Turn To Jesus is set for an April 7 release. Online ...

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  16. Monroe Crossing, Nelson Illusions & Minnesota Orchestra Coming to...Read the original story

    Mar 10, 2017 | PRWeb

    ... and heartfelt originals, as well as musicianship and on-stage rapport that's second to none. Named in honor of Bill Monroe, the father of bluegrass, Monroe Crossing is a favorite among bluegrass aficionados and novices alike. Don't miss the ...

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  17. Music For The Mountain Bluegrass: Music For The Mountain Bluegrass - Show #146 - 3-17-17, Segment 1Read the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | 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. The program is posted here in two sections for broadcasters to insert breaks for station identification, etc.

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  18. For Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, folk-rock a way to escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Cincinnati.com

    ... project. Merle Travis was also a big part of that, because we had worked with Merle before. The only holdout was Bill Monroe, and Roy Acuff was a little hesitant. We were young kids. We had long hair and we didn't look like the people they worked ...

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  19. Monroe Mandolin Camp launches Wo-MON scholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... by the United Nations each year on March 8. Applicants are invited to submit a video of themselves playing a Bill Monroe tune on the mandolin, fiddle, or banjo. Performances can be solo or with accompaniment, but must be no longer than four minutes. ...

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  20. Bill Monroe Museum groundbreaking May 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | The Bluegrass Blog

    Rosine, Kentucky will soon be home to a museum honoring native son Bill Monroe. A groundbreaking ceremony for the project has been scheduled for May 22 at 10:00 a.m. at the town's Everett Park.

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