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.

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Photos from Newell Lodge

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The March edition of the Newell Lodge Bluegrass Festival in Folkston, GA kicked off Thursday evening with an open stage which featured Clint Wilson and Brandon Bostic. The evening’s show was given by two popular local bands – The King Family and Big Cypress Bluegrass. Harvin […]

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2015 Roscoe Canady Memorial Bluegrass Festival

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Ernie and Debi Evans continue their whirlwind pace in the Florida bluegrass community. Thursday brought an open mic night to the Roscoe Canady Memorial Bluegrass Festival in Waldo, FL. The audience enjoyed listening to music provided by local bands and some “put together” bands. Jo […]

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Saturday at Palatka 2015

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Breaking Grass opened the final day of the 11th edition of the Palatka Bluegrass Festival. They are a young, high energy band that does primarily original music. The Dry Branch Fire Squad came back for the 2nd day. Ron Thomason’s humor and old time music won the […]

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Friday at Palatka 2015

| February 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The Spinney Brothers opened the second day of the 2015 Palatka Bluegrass Festival. They are becoming crowd favorites at every show. The VW Boys then brought their unique combination of comedy, music, and magic to the stage. They are always a hit. Dry Branch Fire […]

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Thursday at Palatka 2015

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
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It was a sunny, bright, and chilly day to open 11th Palatka Bluegrass Festival on February 19th at the Rodeheaver Boys Ranch in Palatka, Florida. The bands played to a big and enthusiastic crowd. Alan Sibley and the Magnolia Ramblers opened the show with rock […]

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Saturday at Jekyll Island 2015

| January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The final day of the 39th Jekyll Island Bluegrass Festival was kicked off by a north Georgia band call Bluebilly Grit. The Darin & Brooke Aldridge Band Took the stage next. New fiddler, Carley Arrowood is a great fit with the band. Nothin’ Fancy hit the […]

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Friday at Jekyll Island 2015

| January 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Friday at the 39th Jekyll Island Bluegrass Festival kicked off with the Tennessee Gentlemen. Donnie Catrone is one of the finest tenor singers in bluegrass music today! The Spinney Brothers graced the stage for the second day. In their evening set the crowd was delighted when […]

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Jeckyll Island 2015

| January 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The 39th edition of the Jekyll Island, Georgia Bluegrass Festival was opened by The Clinton Gregory Bluegrass Band, a Georgia group. The James King Band was next up, with Don Rigsby filling in on mandolin The Spinney Brothers from Nova Scotia brought their brother harmonies to the […]

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SMBMA meeting photos

| December 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The Southeast Michigan Bluegrass Music Association held its December meeting at the Kentuckians of Michigan Friday evening. Members had a jam session after the business meeting. New County Grass from Michigan provided the evening’s stage show. Certificates were presented to our organizational members, the Kentuckians […]

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Hot Rize in Ann Arbor

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Hot Rize made the Ark in Ann Arbor, Michigan one of the current tour stops where they played to a packed house. About a third of the audience were seeing them for the first time. The rest of us were taking a ride back to […]

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