It’s been a while since we discussed the IBMA breakaway organization, the ABMA, which stands for the Argumentative Bluegrass Music Association. They formed a few years ago and built themselves on the principle that nothing advances our music more than arguing about it. They held […]
Author Archive: Bill Warren
Bill Warren is a photographer and bluegrass enthusiast in Troy Michigan. You can find out more about Bill and see his images at www.candidpix.info.
The Thursday crowd at the Marshall Bluegrass Festival held in Marshall, Michigan at the Calhoun County Fairgrounds was greeted by the promoter and host band member, Jeremie Cole. The first band up was a local group, Breakline, that included host band member, Kurt Hickman, and […]
Friday dawned dry, but chilly at the Newell Lodge Bluegrass Festival in Folkston, GA. Our emcee, Irby Brown, livened up the day and brought smiles to everyone’s faces and Big Cypress Bluegrass from Florida began chasing the chill away with their upbeat music. The Trinity River Band […]
The Newell Lodge Bluegrass Festival runs from March 6 - 8 at Newell Lodge in Folkston, GA, a beautiful setting for a festival. Early arrivals are enjoying the lovely weather, and were treated to jams both Monday and Tueday evening. Monday was warm and the jam was held in […]
The final day of the 2014 Roscoe Canady Memorial Festival provided more fine entertainment. The show kicked off with a Florida band, Swinging Bridge. They were followed by Travers Chandler and Avery County. Newtown debuted their newest member – 8 week old Jessi Williams. Blue […]
The Stevens Family opened day 2 of the 2014 Palatka Bluegrass Festival. They were followed by the Goldwing Express and the Primitive Quartet. The show rounded out with the Gibson Brothers, the Seldom Scene, and the Dry Branch Fire Squad. Saturday will feature Cody Schuler […]