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 Milan 2015

| August 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Rhonda Vincent and the Rage are a Saturday staple at the Milan Bluegrass Festival. Rhonda always goes out of her way to accommodate all of her fans, but this past Saturday she went above and beyond. A young girl and her mother came to the front […]

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More from Milan Bluegrass Festival 2015

| August 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Friday dawned bright and sunny at the Milan, Michigan Bluegrass Festival. Sugar Creek, a young group ranging in age from 20 down to 10 years old, opened Friday’s show. They are an up-and-coming band from the Columbus. Ohio area. They were followed by IBMA Emerging […]

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Friday at the 2015 Milan Bluegrass Festival

| August 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The 18th annual Milan Bluegrass Festival, held at the KC Campground in Milan, Michigan, was kicked off by Mountain Faith, fresh from their second appearance on America’s Got Talent. Feller and Hill brought the Buckaroos and their high energy show to the Milan stage. They were […]

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Friday at Marshall Bluegrass 2015

| July 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Friday at the Marshall Bluegrass Festival had somewhat of a theme. There were two Michigan based bands and five Ohio based bands. Ottawa County from the Port Clinton, Ohio area took the stage first. The band is a well-established, traditional bluegrass band. They were followed […]

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Thursday at Marshall Bluegrass

| July 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Thursday was the official opening of the 18th Marshall Bluegrass Festival held on the Calhoun County Fairgrounds in Marshall, Michigan. Local favorites and Southeast Michigan Bluegrass Music Association member band, Out of the Blue, opened the show. They return Friday for two big sets. Relatively new […]

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More from Rudy Fest 2015

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Joe Mullins and Junior Sisk at Rudy Fest 2015 - photo © Bill Warren

Volume Five opened Thursday at Rudy Fest 2015 to an appreciative crowd. Their set was washed out by rain last year, but sunshine held for this year’s! Wildfire followed providing some memories of time spent with J.D. Crowe. Danny Davis joined Wildfire and son, Chris […]

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First two days at RudyFest 2015

| June 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Rudyfest kicked off Tuesday night with a surprise road guest. Lorraine Jordan was passing thru Grayson, Kentucky and stopped in at the festival grounds. She rounded up the Carolina Road crew and opened the festival, featuring a number of tunes from her new project, Country […]

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2015 Charlotte Bluegrass Festival – Day 3

| June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The final day of the 2015 Charlotte Bluegrass Festival was kicked off by one of Michigan’s favorite bands, Out of the Blue. Donna Ulisse and the Poor Mountain Boys made their first appearance at the Charlotte festival. Donna’s heartfelt songs keep an audience enthralled. Larry […]

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2015 Charlotte Bluegrass Festival – Day 2

| June 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Day 2 of the Charlotte Bluegrass Festival dawned bright and sunny. The schedule was jumbled a bit because Doyle Lawson had a bus breakdown and was unable to make the show. So Harbourtown stepped in and opened the show. Virgil Bowlin brought Peerless Mountain to […]

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Photos from Charlotte Bluegrass Festival 2015

| June 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Day 1 of the 43rd Charlotte Bluegrass Festival in Charlotte, Michigan was kicked off by The Blankenships, a well-known and respected family in Michigan bluegrass circles. Folk legend, Joel Mabus, followed with his special brand of old time music. Tony Holt brought his Wildwood Valley Boys […]

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