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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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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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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