Category: Events

August 2016 in Gettysburg

| August 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Once again, we were fortunate to have Frank Baker at the August 2016 Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival in Pennsylvania to capture images of the festivities. Here’s his first of several installments.


Wayne Taylor’s return is a hit at Gettysburg

| August 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

The two annual festivals at Gettysburg, in May and August, always have the feel of a family reunion. You catch up with folks that you haven’t seen for a few months, hear some terrific music, stumble across some interesting characters and leave already looking forward […]


Junior Sisk in southeastern Michigan

| August 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Junior Sisk brought Rambler’s Choice to the Oakland County Parks program, Music in the Meadows on Friday, August 19th. Music in the Meadows is a series of free concerts held at Bear Creek Nature Park in Oakland Township in southeast Michigan. Many in the audience […]


2016 Galax Old Fiddlers Convention winners

| August 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The names of the winners in the various competition categories at the 81st annual Old Fiddlers Convention have been posted. The convention ran all last week at Felts Park in Galax, VA. This year’s big winners were The Trailblazers from North Carolina, who performed with […]


45th Takarazuka Bluegrass festival in Japan

| August 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Saburo and Toshio Watanabe celebrated their 45th anniversary hosting the Takarazuka festival in Sanda City, Japan this past weekend. The pair have run B.O.M. Service (Bluegrass and Old Time Music) in the nearby city of Hyogo since 1972, selling American and European bluegrass CDs via newsletter and online. […]


Tony Rice tribute show in OBX

| August 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

A special tribute concert to benefit guitarist Tony Rice has been scheduled as part of this year’s Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival in Manteo, North Carolina. The festival runs September 20-24, and the Rice Tribute is scheduled as the last act on Thursday, the 22nd. Set […]


Big doin’s at Milan 2016

| August 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Friday at the 2016 Milan Bluegrass Festival saw a brief rain shower in the morning, but the sun was shining brightly by the time the first band took the stage. The Crowe Brothers made their first appearance at Milan in many years. They brought the […]


Live & Local Bluegrass festival in Raleigh

| August 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you’ve been to the IBMA’s World of Bluegrass convention in Raleigh, NC, you know that the city does bluegrass proud. In addition to serving as warm and welcoming hosts for the assembled grassers from all over the world, they also put on a free, […]


Thursday at the Milan Bluegrass Festival

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Thursday dawned bright and sunny at the Milan Bluegrass Festival. Ohio band Sugar Creek Bluegrass added the high energy of a group of young siblings to the sunshine. The energy continued with the old time sound of the Wayfarers. Blue Highway then made its first […]


Wednesday at Milan Bluegrass Festival

| August 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Activities for festival attendees at the Milan Bluegrass Festival in Milan, Michigan kicked off Wednesday afternoon with a jam and petting zoo hosted by the Southeast Michigan Bluegrass Music Association. Jammers, listeners, and kids of all ages had a fine time. The Association also hosted a potluck supper […]