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  1. John McEUEN'S String Wizards with Guest Jim IbbotsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 10 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Series featuring one of the founding members of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, take a picnic, food trucks on site, take chairs, no blankets, no beverage containers, free tickets required, tickets at City Market stores, $3 service charge online.

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  2. Brave With a Banjo - Tony Furtado discusses his pathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | The Bluegrass Blog

    If any one artist typifies the transition from a traditional template to today's populist precepts, Tony Furtado could be said to fit the bill. In a career that spans nearly 30 years, his reputation has evolved from that of an exceptional instrumentalist and banjo virtuoso to that of a skilled songwriter, performer and multi-talented musician.

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  3. After 25 years, Sister Hazel still maintains a brotherly bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Daily Times

    Ryan Newell , Mark Trojanowski, Ken Block, Drew Copeland and Jeff Beres - will perform Saturday at The Shed in Maryville. Sister Hazel - Ryan Newell , Mark Trojanowski, Ken Block, Drew Copeland and Jeff Beres - will perform Saturday at The Shed in Maryville.

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  4. 'Fuzz' Guitar Tone Inventor Glenn Snoddy DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    ... every rock guitarists' arsenal. Snoddy went on to establish Woodland Studios in Nashville, where the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band recorded its classic old-timers/longhairs collaboration Will the Circle Be Unbroken in 1972, and artists like Charlie Daniels ...

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  5. 'Forrest Gump With a Banjo' John McEuen Reflects on Run-Ins With Brad Paisley, Brooke Shields & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | Billboard

    John McEuen calls himself "Forrest Gump with a banjo," and that assertion is more than supported by his new memoir, The Life I've Picked: A Banjo Player's Nitty Gritty Journey. The comprehensively illustrated 328-page tome, with more than 70 photos, details the 72-year-old California native's rich musical career, from becoming a teenage banjoist to his longtime membership in the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band to his work with high school pal Steve Martin on "King Tut" and the Grammy Award-winning The Crow: New Songs for the 5-String Banjo.

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  6. on Track: Ryan Cook releases his fourth studio album, - Having a Great Time'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | The Guardian

    ... Cash changed that. Willie Nelson changed that. Merle Haggard and George Jones changed that. The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band changed that big time with its epic "Will The Circle Be Unbroken" sessions, which introduced a whole new generation to the ...

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  7. Runaway Express to perform at St. JohnRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | Great Bend Tribune

    ... have for decades had collaborations with both John McEuen and Jimmy Ibbotson (Wild Jimbos) of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, and Jim has written songs recorded by The Kingston Trio, The Limeliters, The Dillards, and a bluegrass chart-topping release by ...

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  8. Franklin Theatre show to feature life, career of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band founderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | Williamson Herald

    ... out of Nashville." Grammy Award-winning "Will the Circle be Unbroken" was the seventh album by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, a collaboration with notable bluegrass and country singers including Roy Acuff, "Mother" Maybelle Carter, Doc Watson, Earl ...

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  9. What to Cook: What to Cook This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2018 | The New York Times

    Good morning. Here's what you ought to cook today, no question, so you can dial in the recipe in advance of Mother's Day: David Tanis's new recipe for savory brioche pudding .

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  10. May 02, 2018Fitzgerald Announces 2018 Summer Concer...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | Allegheny County

    County Executive Rich Fitzgerald today announced the lineup for the county's 2018 Summer Concert Series at South Park and Hartwood Acres Park, which features award-winning, chart-topping and platinum-selling artists, including the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Phillip Phillips, Better Than Ezra, Jefferson Starship, Toots & The Maytals and Larry Carlton. "One of the great traditions of summer is our free concert series at the South Park and Hartwood Acres Park amphitheaters," said Fitzgerald.

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  11. Big Valley Jamboree 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | CISN Country 103.9 FM

    ... Kickoff Party welcomes back one of the most influential bands in the history of country music, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. Performing together for over 50 years, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band has helped define the country rock and roots music sound, ...

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  12. Owner plans studio with intimate feelRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | NWAonline

    Benjamin Meade remembers looking through the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's 1972 album Will the Circle be Unbroken and seeing everyone sitting in a room with a microphone hanging from the ceiling. He'd like to re-create that intimate feeling on a small lot at the corner of West Meadow Street and Shipley Alley.

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  13. TBN's top weekend diversionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... and his unique cast of iconic Americana string wizards will share the music and memories of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's incredible 50-year career and the landmark "Will the Circle Be Unbroken" platinum album. With narrative and music of early NGDB, ...

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  14. Brandy Clark, American Aquarium Lead AmericanaFest 2018 LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | RollingStone

    With the frenzy of South By Southwest only barely in the rearview mirror, it's already time to start planning for the Americana music world's equivalent, AmericanaFest, which takes in Nashville every September. The first 74 performers for the 2018 edition have been announced, with Brandy Clark, American Aquarium, Alejandro Escovedo and Lee Ann Womack leading the lineup.

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  15. Nashville notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | KYKX-FM Longview

    Three-time CMA Musician of the Year Randy Scruggs died Tuesday at the age of 64, after a short illness. Born the son of bluegrass pioneer Earl Scruggs , Randy went on to be instrumental in the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band 's Will the Circle Be Unbroken albums, and win multiple Grammys on his own.

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  16. Randy Scruggs passesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... broke up in 1982. Randy appeared with his dad on the epic Will The Circle Be Unbroken album by The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band in 1972, with some music historians saying that the Scruggs record that same year, I Saw the Light with a Little Help from my ...

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  17. Grammy-winning guitarist Randy Scruggs diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | NorthJersey.com

    ... to Lisa Loeb. Over the course of his career, he played on two of country music's landmark albums, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's Will the Circle Be Unbroken and John Hartford's Aereo-Plain , produced the Dirt Band's subsequent two Circle volumes and ...

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  18. John McEuen & Friends to play CPPACRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... to as the "String Wizard," he weaves stories of his travels and family life. A founding member of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band in 1966, it was McEuen who instigated the 1972 classic "Will the Circle Be Unbroken" album, inducted in to the Library of ...

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  19. John McEuen and more Boulder-area events for Friday, April 13, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | Daily Camera

    John McEuen is one of the founding members of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. In his memoir "The Life I've Picked," he tells tales of working with luminaries such as Linda Ronstadt, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, the Allman Brothers, Bob Dylan, Dolly Parton and Steve Martin.

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  20. Beth Peerless, Wherea s it at: Good Old Days kicks off festival seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | Monterey County Herald

    ... p.m. at The Lab in the Barnyard, Carmel, $20. Kiki Wow Presents features a founding member of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, songwriter Bruce Kunkel, together with Rob Harris. They celebrate 45 years of music this year with a night of sensational ...

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