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Mark Simos talks songwriting

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
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During the IBMA’s World of Bluegrass convention in late September, David Morris sat down with Berklee College of Music professor of songwriting, Mark Simos to discuss his new book, Songwriting Strategies: A 360 Degree Approach.   We’ll have a complete review of Mark’s book in […]

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Sarah Harris talks Trinity River Band

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
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During IBMA week, Daniels Mullins had a nice chat with Sarah Harris about her family group, Trinity River Band, and their new Christmas album, On A Morning Like This.  

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Mustered Courage at WOB

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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During World of Bluegrass at the start of October, we had a nice chat with two of the members of Mustered Courage, who were at the tail end of a lengthy US tour from their native Australia. These guys have an interesting approach, blending acoustic […]

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Junior Sisk interview at IBMA

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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We caught up with Junior Sisk at IBMA earlier this month to talk about his latest Rebel release, Trouble Follows Me. He also shared some information about new members of his road band, Ramblers Choice, and what they have planned for the rest of 2014 and […]

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Bluegrass Weather Report – 10/14/14

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week’s Bluegrass Weather Report, looking at the Bloomin’ Bluegrass Festival and Chili Cookoff in Farmer’s Branch, TX.  

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Bluegrass in Georgia

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
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We have had an interesting weekend of discovery regarding bluegrass in the great state of Georgia. Friday night we went to a local gem called the Woodbine Opry. They have bluegrass shows on Friday and country music shows on Saturday in the Woodbine community center. They […]

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Doyle Lawson at World of Bluegrass

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Just as things were wrapping up during the busy IBMA week in Raleigh earlier this month, Doyle Lawson stopped in to talk with David Morris about all things Quicksilver.  

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Final IBMA week photos

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s a final batch of Todd Powers‘ images from the Wide Open Bluegrass festival in Raleigh, NC. Major thanks and a tip of the cap to Todd for his great work!  

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Michael Cleveland at IBMA

| October 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
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During the IBMA’s World of Bluegrass and Wide Open Bluegrass festival, we had the chance to interview many of the top artists and songwriters in our business. Among them was Michael Cleveland, a highly-respected fiddler and bandleader, who shared some thoughts about his new record, […]

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Summer McMahan talks Mountain Faith

| October 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Summer McMahan, the talented young vocalist and fiddler with Mountain Faith, spoke with us during IBMA week about their upcoming album, a secular project for Mountain Fever.  

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