Category: Events

Thursday at Nothin’ Fancy ’16

| September 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Nothin’ Fancy has what can only be described as “hardcore” fans, as evidenced by a fan’s fingernails we saw yesterday at the Nothin’ Fancy Festival in Buena Vista, VA. Mike Andes posed with the band’s new CD. He said something about “shameless self-promotion.” Jeff Scroggins […]

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Photos from Miami Valley Brewfest

| September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Thanks to Stacey Wright, who captured these images at last weekend’s Miami Valley Brewfest in Miamisburg, OH. This was their second year for the festival, organized by Max Nunery with The Repeating Arms. Stacey says it has rained both years at the Brewfest, but that enthusiastic crowds have […]

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Glenville State College Bluegrass Concert October 8

| September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The Glenville State College Bluegrass Band will be performing in the school’s annual bluegrass concert on October 8, held on the second Saturday of October each year in the GSC Fine Arts Auditorium in Glenville, WV. This event serves as a fundraiser for the program, […]

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Opening ceremonies at Nothin’ Fancy Festival

| September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The Nothin’ Fancy Festival in Buena Vista, Virginia always kicks off with a Wednesday night potluck. This photographer can tell you that bluegrassers know how to cook – and how to eat!! Wednesday night is also the opening ceremonies. Nothin’ Fancy kicked off with an […]

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The Virginia Squires get together once more

| September 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Fans of the Virginia Squires will be pleased to know that Rickie and Ronnie Simpkins, Sammy Shelor and Mark Newton will share a stage once more. The bluegrass bad boys from the ’90s are set to ride again – for one show at least. Eagle-eyed observers who […]

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2016 winners at Walnut Valley Festival

| September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Winners were chosen over this past weekend at the 45th Annual Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, KS. Over the years, their National Flat Pick Guitar Championship and their National Bluegrass Banjo Championship have come to be recognized as among the most prestigious competitions of their kind […]

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Friday night with The Kentuckians of Michigan

| September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The Kentuckians of Michigan, located in Romulus, Michigan, opened their bluegrass season on Friday night with the debut of the Huron River Band. The band formed from six seasoned musicians having fun jamming together. The band consists of Burl Stevens on dobro, Ralph and Steve […]

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Pickin’ By The Lake 2016

| September 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Thanks to Laura Tate Photography for these great shots from the 2016 Pickin’ By The Lake Festival, held September 10 at Mayo Lake Park in Foxboro, NC.

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Malina Brothers finishing up US tour

| September 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The Malina Brothers, from Czech Republic in eastern Europe, are finishing up their US tour this weekend in the central US. They are among the most celebrated Czech bluegrass artists, including Lubos Malina on banjo, Pavel Malina on guitar, and Pepa Malina on fiddle. The group is completed by Pavel […]

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Bear on the Square changes 2017 dates

| September 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The 21st annual Bear on the Square Mountain Festival in Dahlonega, GA has moved its dates from the normal 3rd weekend in April, to avoid occurring over Easter weekend. Next year’s festival has moved to the 4th weekend, April 22-23, 2017. The free downtown event is […]

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