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Bluegrass Weather Report – 8/19/14

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week’s Bluegrass Weather Report, looking in on the upcoming Pickin’ In The Pasture Festival in Lodi, New York.  

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Emerging Artist jam at Milan

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
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What do you do if you notice that the Saturday roster at your festival features four out of the five recently announced nominees for the IBMA Emerging Artist award for 2014? Mark Gaynier at the Milan Bluegrass Festival did the sensible thing, and arranged for […]

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More from Big Hillbilly Bluegrass in Oman

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s another report from Bob Perilla, who is in Oman with the better part of his Big Hillbilly Bluegrass. They will be performing in the northeast African nation for two weeks for the US State Department, and sharing stories of their travels with us at Bluegrass Today. Big Hillbilly Bluegrass has […]

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Norman Adams recognized for 40 years

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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This past weekend, bluegrass promoter Norman Adams was presented with a special certificate of recognition from the International Bluegrass Music Association for his 40 years of presenting bluegrass music festivals. It was in August of 1974 that Adams hosted his first festival in Dahlonega, GA. He says […]

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#FlashbackFriday – Gettin’ Pumped for Wide Open Bluegrass!

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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After the final nominations for the 2014 IBMA Awards were announced this past Wednesday, it’s officially time to start counting down to IBMA Week in Raleigh, NC. The bluegrass community takes over downtown Raleigh September 30 through October 4. The week’s festivities include the World of […]

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Big Hillbilly Bluegrass in Old Muscat

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s another report from Bob Perilla, who has arrived in Oman with the better part of his Big Hillbilly Bluegrass. They will be performing in the northeast African nation for two weeks for the US State Department, and sharing stories of their travels with us at Bluegrass Today. Played […]

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Tara’s 2014 Galax report

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
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This report, with videos and photos, is a contribution from our occasional correspondent, Tara Linhardt, a veteran of many weeks at Galax. Well, we just finished the 79th Galax Old Fiddler’s Convention, and once again it has offered a huge number of hot bluegrass and old time pickers […]

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Bluegrass Weather Report – 8/12/14

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with the Bluegrass Weather Report for this week, looking at a pair of festivals in Virginia and North Carolina.  

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John Goad does Galax 2014

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s an eyewitness report from the 2014 Old Fiddlers’ Convention in Galax, VA, created by our Special Bluegrass Correspondent. It’s like you were there.   If you’ve not yet seen the winner’s list, you can read it here.

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Big Hillbilly arrives in Oman

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s a brief report from Bob Perilla, who has arrived in Oman with the better part of his Big Hillbilly Bluegrass. They will be performing in the northeast African nation for two weeks for the US State Department, and sharing stories of their travels with us […]

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