Category: Miscellaneous bluegrass news

Uncle Phil once more unto the breach

| July 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Phil Leadbetter has shared some somber news. Just a couple of weeks after his doctors saw something suspicious on a follow-up scan, he received news he wasn’t eager to hear. It seems that the cancer he has defeated twice, with the help of the capable […]

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Allen Mills recovering from back surgery

| July 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Allen Mills, founding member of the legendary Lost and Found, is recuperating in the hospital following back surgery yesterday. He had been experiencing some discomfort of late and had to bring his nephew, Jason Moore, along to play bass on some recent band shows. He reports […]

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Sales opportunity at Bluegrass Today

| July 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Bluegrass Today has an opening for an experienced, full-time, online sales professional. Expansion in our advertising department has created the need for an additional banner ad salesperson. We are looking for someone with five or more years experience in advertising sales for an immediate hire. Salary/commission range commensurate […]

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Sound Marketing for Bluegrass

| July 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Did you know that Bluegrass Today publishes a periodic newsletter about online marketing for bluegrass professionals? It’s free to all comers, and is delivered by email twice each month, written by branding expert Barry Silverstein. Each issue of Sound Marketing for Bluegrass focuses on some aspect […]

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ETSU seeks Marketing Coordinator

| July 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
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ETSU’s Department of Appalachian Studies, which includes their Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music Studies degree program, has posted an opening for a Public Relations and Marketing Coordinator. This is a half-time position for someone to assist with the promotion of the BOT&CMS department, and developing marketing […]

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Precious Memories: 40 Years Inside Bluegrass at Raleigh City Museum

| July 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
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In just over two months, we’ll all be packing up for the trip down to Raleigh for the 2015 World Of Bluegrass. For those of us who spend a solid week there each year, that’s nerve-wracking reminder of how little time we have yet to […]

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Elderly Instruments mural excites Lansing

| July 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Though it has operated since 1984 in a renovated building on North Washington Avenue in Lansing, MI, Elderly Instruments has recently undertaken a major exterior facelift. And what an update it is! Owner Stan Werbin has commissioned Los Angeles artist Jennifer Springman to design and apply a […]

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Remington Ryde festival attendees step up for James King

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
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We never tire at Bluegrass Today of expounding on the generosity and kindness of the bluegrass community. It was demonstrated again over this past weekend at the Remington Ryde Bluegrass Festival this past weekend in Centre Hall, PA. During her stage set, Lorraine Jordan mentioned […]

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Round 3 for Uncle Phil

| July 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
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For the past few years, we have followed the saga of Phil Leadbetter, the award-winning reso-guitarist, and his battle with cancer. It’s a story of personal courage, determined faith, and successful medical research as he has twice come out on top against this detestable disease. But […]

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Sam Bush to receive KY Governor’s Award

| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
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There aren’t too many awards left for Sam Bush to win. His long career in bluegrass and acoustic music has brought him accolades from the Grammies, the Americana Music Association, and the International Bluegrass Music Association, not to mention the fiddle convention trophies he picked […]

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