Author Archive: Andy Garrigue

Andy Garrigue is a long time music critic from central Virginia who loves bluegrass in many forms. A professional photographer, he strives to capture images that share the joy, intensity and beauty of the music, and the flavor of the events that present the music. Andy is Sales and Marketing Manager for Cedar Creek Custom Case Shoppe and TKL World-Class Cases.

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Wayne Henderson Festival 2013

| June 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

This report and photo gallery from the Wayne Henderson Festival in Mouth of Wilson, VA comes from Andy Garrigue. The festival is part stage show and part guitar competition, with the winner receiving a custom Wayne Henderson guitar. Proceeds from the one-day event go towards […]


Avett Brothers close MerleFest 2013

| May 16, 2013 | 2 Comments

One last MerleFest 2013 gallery from Andy Garrigue, who also shared these comments. Heavy numbers poured in Sunday to see The Avett Brothers close down Merlefest 2013, despite the calls for rain throughout the day, and their late afternoon set was alternately passionately energetic, to […]


Houstonfest 2013 photos

| May 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Houstonfest is a small but growing festival now in its third year, dedicated to the memory and example of banjo prodigy Houston Caldwell, who died in a motorcycle accident at the age of 18. Caldwell dedicated his life to song and service, and that’s what […]


Yet more MerleFest 2013 images

| May 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Here’s another gallery of Andy Garrigue’s photos from MerleFest 2013, this time focusing on The Avett Brothers and their flamboyant cellist, Joe Kwon. Andy shared these few words about their show. “While the attention is often focused on Scott and Seth Avett when The Avett […]


MerleFest photos from Andy Garrigue

| May 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Our 2013 MerleFest correspondent, Andy Garrigue, has sent along a number of image galleries from last weekend’s event. First up is Sam Bush, with his band, and in the Doc Watson Tribute set, with a few shots of Chris Smither.  


MerleFest 2013 is underway

| April 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

MerleFest 2013 has one day under its belt, and our new photo-correspondent Andy Garrigue is on the ground in North Wilkesboro collecting images. We’ll have much more from Andy throughout the weekend.