Category: Events

Bluegrass At The Beach launches in September

| July 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
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From when I lived in south Alabama in the early ’90s, I remember Destin, FL for its pearly white beaches, crystal clear water, and tons of new construction. Much of the area had fairly recently been devastated by a hurricane, and insurance settlements and rebuilding […]

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Photos from ROMP 2015

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Shelly Swanger was on hand at ROMP 2015, and just sent us these images from the festival.

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Tara goes to Weiser 2015

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Well, June is a month of great music festivals all over the country, but one of my favorites is definitely The National Old Time Fiddlers’ Contest and Festival in Weiser, Idaho. Top notch musicians from all over the country descend on the tiny little town and […]

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Kids on Bluegrass headed for France

| July 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Kids On Bluegrass is a program where talented teens and youngsters are highlighted during the IBMA’s World of Bluegrass each year. Special bluegrass kids are identified from around the country, and formed into a band to both entertain attendees and highlight the fun of picking’ and […]

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Bean Blossom 2015 – Day 6

| June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Daniel Mullins will be reporting from the 2015 Bean Blossom Festival all week, as Internet service in the campground allows. Check back each day for his reports and photos. The remainder of his reports will be after the fact. The sixth day of the 49th Annual Bill […]

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Aubrey Holt benefit show August 9

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
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As we knew would surely happen, friends and family of Aubrey Holt, of the legendary Boys From Indiana, have scheduled a benefit concert to assist the medical fund set up his needs. It will be held starting at 1:00 p.m. on August 9 at Turfway […]

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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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Mustered Courage Does Telluride Right

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
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This is the first of several reports from Jen Hughes following the 2015 Telluride Bluegrass Festival. They may be from Down Under, but they sure can make an impression up at 8,750 feet. They mustered their courage and dove right into their first Telluride Bluegrass […]

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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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Bluegrass at The Liberty Showcase

| June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Clinch Mountain Boys fiddler Dewey Brown and his wife, Leslie, have purchased a venue in Liberty, NC not far from their home in Burlington. It’s called The Liberty Showcase, and starting next month it will be showcasing bluegrass concerts amidst the country music shows already […]

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