On This Day ……. On December 1, 1966, Carter Stanley passed away in Bristol Memorial Hospital, Bristol, Tennessee. He was just 41 years old. Carter Stanley, guitarist and lead singer in the Stanley Brothers band, was born at Big Spraddle Creek, Dickenson County, Virginia, on […]
Author Archive: Teresa Gereaux
Teresa Gereaux is a writer, photographer and public relations professional from Catawba, VA. She was raised on bluegrass and country music and now she spends much of her free time listening to live music at festivals and venues in the Blue Ridge region.
She blogs at NorthMountainMusic.com.
The Deadly Gentlemen’s third release Roll Me, Tumble Me is out this summer from Rounder Records. The Boston-based group has a rootsy, folk influenced acoustic sound using traditional bluegrass instrumentation, but the music is harder to describe. More progressive than traditional… hipster bluegrass or old-timey yet new-grassy… […]
Catawba Farm Fest debuted on August 31 at the Catawba Sustainability Center near Roanoke, VA. With a three-day schedule of 48 local and national acts, the festival promoted green living, local foods, and good music on a beautiful farm at the base of Catawba Mountain, […]