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Stolen mandolin alert

| August 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Matt Flake of Monroeville was the victim of a home robbery over the weekend. His 1989 Gibson F5-L mandolin was among the items stolen. This mandolin has a Fishman pickup, abalone inlay, abalone dots in the neck, and is signed on the inside by Steve […]

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Saturday DelFest photos

| May 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Here’s another batch of photos from Saturday’s (5/28) activities at DelFest 2011. They were taken by music photographer G. Milo Farineau. Milo has shot several times for Bluegrass Today, and is currently assembling images for a book that examines American music festivals, with an emphasis […]

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Béla at Bowdoin

| May 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Special thanks to Doug Boxer-Cook, Director of News and Media Relations at Bowdoin College, for sending along these photos of Béla Fleck accepting his honorary Doctor of Music degree during the 2011 Commencement Ceremony at the college. Béla was introduced by Judith S. Casselberry, Bowdoin […]

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Congratulations Skip and Stephanie

| May 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Yesterday, two powerful bluegrass families were united by marriage. Skip Cherryholmes and Stephanie Dilling were married on Friday (May 27) in North Carolina. Skip was a member of Cherryholmes from the day they started to their final show earlier this month, and Stephanie is the […]

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Special C European tour winding down

| May 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Here’s another update from Greg Cahill on the 2011 Special Consensus European tour. We only had 2 hours sleep when we were shuttled to the airport in Oslo to catch the plane to Copenhagen on Wednesday. We were on time (after the taxi was late), […]

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Daniel Grindstaff leaving Marty Raybon

| May 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

We heard this morning from Daniel Grindstaff, banjo player with Marty Raybon. “After four years as a full time member, I will be stepping down from my position with Marty Raybon & Full Circle. I have worked a lengthy notice to ensure a smooth transition […]

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I’m Going Back To Old Kentucky #239

| May 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

From October 1, 2010 through to the end of September 2011, we will, each day, celebrate the life of Bill Monroe by sharing information about him and those people who are associated with his life and music career. This information will include births and deaths; […]

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Bela Fleck to accept honorary degree from Bowdoin

| May 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Bowdoin College in Brunswick, ME will award an honorary Doctor of Music degree to banjoist Béla Fleck on Saturday (5/28) during the school’s 206th Commencement ceremonies. Béla will be on hand for tomorrow morning’s graduation to accept his award, and will perform in this afternoon’s […]

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Davidson Brothers video tease

| May 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Davidson Brothers have put together a brief video tease to help spread the word about their upcoming CD, Here To Stay, due for release on July 1. The boys even pick a tune on the Fender guitar they are giving away as an album […]

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Win a flat top guitar from MACC

| May 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

One of the most beloved events in the annual bluegrass calendar is the Musicians Against Childhood Cancer festival, held in late July near Columbus, OH. Not only does MACC present four days of top flight bluegrass entertainment, the festival benefits the St. Jude’s Children’s Research […]

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