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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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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Day 1 at SOIMF, Fall ’14

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers kicked off the November edition of the Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival. New member, fiddler Jason Barie, made his debut. Ralph Stanley II then brought the signature “Stanley” sound to the stage. Russell Moore wowed the crowd with the […]

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Bluegrass in Georgia

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
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We have had an interesting weekend of discovery regarding bluegrass in the great state of Georgia. Friday night we went to a local gem called the Woodbine Opry. They have bluegrass shows on Friday and country music shows on Saturday in the Woodbine community center. They […]

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Tuesday photos at IBMA 2014

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Bill Warren just dropped off this batch of photos from Tuesday evening’s activities in Raleigh during World of Bluegrass 2014.  

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Friday at the Nothin’ Fancy Festival

| September 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Larry Efaw brought his Bluegrass Mountaineers and his “Stanley” brand of mountain music to Buena Vista to open the 2nd day of the Nothin’ Fancy Festival. The crowd enjoyed Bill Yates taking us back in time with the Country Gentlemen Tribute Band. Volume Five, IBMA […]

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Day 1 at Nothin’ Fancy

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The first day of the Nothin’ Fancy Festival in Buena Vista, Virginia was a Virginia day. James King opened the show to an adoring crowd. He was followed by Reno and Harrell. The offspring of Don Reno and Bill Harrell are held in great esteem […]

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Marshall Bluegrass Festival photos

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Rudy Fest 2014 photos

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s another batch of images sent by Bill Warren from Rudy Fest 2014.

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Rudy Fest 2014

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The 17th Rudy Fest in Grayson, KY was opened by local band the Pactolus Pony Riders. They were followed by another local band, Mountain View. Billie Rennee and Cumberland Gap put in their annual appearance. Marty Ratbon and Full Circle graced the Rudy Fest stage for […]

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