Bill Monroe Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Front Country to visit 'Live in the Loam' on KDRTRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | Davis Enterprise

    ... and includes challenging arrangements, unique covers and original songwriting. Their influences include Bill Monroe, Paul Simon, Prince, King Crimson and the Seldom Scene. Band members are lead singer Melody Walker, mandolinist Adam Roszkiewicz, ...


  2. Broadcasting legend Doug Mayes dies at 93Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | Lincoln Times-News

    ... music career is often overlooked and underreported. He shared the stage with legends like Bluegrass pioneer Bill Monroe and guitar hero Chet Atkins. He appeared on the Grand Ole Opry multiple times. After a performance with the Crook Brothers Band ...


  3. Gospel Choices #4 - Bob WebsterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... and New Found Road as just a start. So, with that disclaimer, here are five to ponder. Wicked Path of Sin, a Bill Monroe composition recorded September 17, 1946, the first gospel recording with the template for bluegrass bands that included Lester ...


  4. String Cheese Incident jams, and jams, and jams at Riverside TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... Also standard during that opener: references and/or resemblances to the Allman Brothers, Bobby McFerrin, Bill Monroe's bluegrass classic "Shenandoah Breakdown" and Chet Atkins filtered through Jerry Garcia. The ability to spread three minutes of ...


  5. Miss Dixie's Star Shuttle at Bean BlossomRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | The Bluegrass Blog

    Our article on October 7 about the establishment of the Remembering Miss Dixie Committee in Nashville prompted the folks at the Bill Monroe Museum at Bean Blossom to share a photo of the gift that Dixie Hall left to them when she passed in January. It's a 4-wheel electric cart which she had used to get around when she visited the park for the various bluegrass festivals each year.


  6. Hogan's House Of Music - Ron BlockRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... neck. At the same time in my room at home I was completely immersed in traditional bluegrass - Flatt & Scruggs, Bill Monroe, the Stanley Brothers, Larry Sparks, Jimmy Martin, J.D. Crowe, and other seminal bands and players. Those two streams would ...


  7. Boograss: Hillbilly Halloween, featuring Front Country at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | SFGate

    ... Walker) back where it all began. Roszkiewicz (whose Modern Mandolin Quartet, covering everything from Bach to Bill Monroe, was nominated for an Emmy) and his fellow pickers came together casually, playing gigs in clubs and bars in the Mission ...


  8. Chapel Hill's Mipso hits the top of Billboard's bluegrass charts with Old Time ReverieRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Independent Weekly

    ... a home in jazz. New artists like Snarky Puppy can have a home in jazz. I like to remember that back in the day Bill Monroe was yelling at the top of his lungs and playing rip-roaring tunes with a loud, metallic mandolin before there was such a thing ...


  9. LIVE: Peter Wolf & the Midnight Travelers @ The Egg, 10/10/15Read the original story

    Oct 13, 2015 | Nippertown!

    OK, let's just get this out of the way. I did not go to The Egg's Swyer Theatre last Saturday night expecting Peter Wolf to launch into the vintage country classic "When My Blue Moon Turns to Gold Again," a nugget that's been recorded by everyone from Bill Monroe to Elvis Presley to Merle Haggard.


  10. Music For The Mountain Bluegrass: Music For The Mountain Bluegrass - Show #72 - 10-16-15, Segment 1Read the original story

    Oct 12, 2015 | 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.


  11. Monster 50th Annual Bill Monroe's Bean Blossom Bluegrass FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2015 | Cybergrass

    June 2016 is the 50th Annual Bill Monroe's Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival and it's going to be a monster! The initial line up as of 10/9/15 has Del McCoury, Doyle Lawson, Seldom Scene, Larry Cordle, Tommy Sells, Ralph Stanley II, Joe Mullins, Kenny and Amanda Smith, Wildwood Valley Boys, Karl Shiflett, Special Consensus, Spinney Brothers, Band of Ruhks, Punches Family, Darrell Webb, Junior Sisk, and Larry Sparks with more bands to come! The acoustic music tradition goes back hundreds of years.


  12. Becky Buller Claims Three International Bluegrass Music AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Cybergrass

    ... Artist of the Year and also Recorded Event of the Year for "Southern Flavor," a special performance with Bill Monroe's former Blue Grass Boys, Michael Feagan, Peter Rowan, Buddy Spicher, Ernie Sykes, Roland White, and Blake Williams and written by ...


  13. Dustbowl Revival performs in DurangoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    ... that he got to speak with McCoury later on. Lupetin was surprised when McCoury told him that such artists as Bill Monroe and Hank Williams made a habit of spending their down time in New Orleans to soak up the local music atmosphere of that melting ...


  14. Soaring SoundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Pasadena Weekly

    ... high-flying instrumentation. They pay tribute to some of the mightiest influences of early bluegrass, including Bill Monroe, the Louvin Brothers and many others. Staying true to the style while producing original sounds has earned the band top kudos ...


  15. TRAXRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Pasadena Weekly

    ... Oct. 8. The California bluegrass veteran opens her latest album with a tribute to Bill Monroe: the sprightly title track, which recalls hanging with the Father of Bluegrass on his front porch in the 1980s. It sets the tone for ...


  16. The Price Sisters: Living the TraditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | The Bluegrass Blog

    This profile of The Price Sisters is a contribution from Paul O. Jenkins, a published author and bluegrass/old time enthusiast. Identifying with Bill Monroe comes naturally to 21 year-old Lauren Price from Sardis, Ohio.


  17. Country Livin' - Big Country BluegrassRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... groups. However, if you're looking for fresh traditional grass, or even just something that wouldn't make Bill Monroe say "that ain't no part of nothin'," this is it. For more information on Big Country Bluegrass, visit their website at ...


  18. Del McCoury Band: Bluegrass legend brings 50 years of mountain sound to Music BoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 |

    ... to the Music Box Supper Club on Friday, Oct. 9, has a few tales to tell. And one isn't set to music. "They took Bill Monroe to [Washington] D.C. to give him a lifetime achievement award, but they also had Frank Sinatra there,'' said McCoury in a ...


  19. Michael Cleveland Wins 10th IBMA Fiddle Performer of the Year AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | Cybergrass

    ... of Alison Krauss. His list of guest appearances over the years is a who's who of bluegrass legends including Bill Monroe, Jim and Jesse, Ralph Stanley, Mac Wiseman, Doc Watson, Larry Sparks, Doyle Lawson, and J.D. Crowe. After high school Mike ...


  20. Dawes Unites Eclectic Lineup at L.A. Bluegrass Situation 2015: Live ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | Billboard

    That rumbling you heard Saturday night in L.A. wasn't approaching rainstorms, but rather the sound of Bill Monroe turning over in his grave at the thought of the word "bluegrass" being applied to any of the bands playing the Greek Theatre that night under that banner. It really was a misnomer for most of them, but the purveyors of the Bluegrass Situation -- an Ed Helms -formed org that doubles as a website and an annual festival -- would tell you that for their purposes, bluegrass is more a state of mind than a genre.