Category: Bluegrass festival/concert news

Bluegrass Weather Report – 10/21/14

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week’s Bluegrass Weather Report, looking at South Carolina’s Mostly Bluegrass Festival in Edisto Island.  

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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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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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Sparta celebrates Lester Flatt’s 100th birthday

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Though the actual birthdate was marked earlier this Summer, the City of Sparta, TN is throwing a free music festival tomorrow (10/11) to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Lester Flatt’s birth. Lester called Sparta his home during his music career, and has family there to this […]

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VA Tech students at Rhythm & Roots

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
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With the generous support of Virginia Tech’s Department of Religion and Culture, Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion organizers, and the new Birthplace of Country Music Museum, nearly twenty students from VT were able to attend Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion for a day and tour […]

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Bluegrass Weather Report – 10/7/14

| October 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with the Bluegrass Weather Report for this week, looking at the Turkey Track Bluegrass Festival in Arkansas.  

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Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley to Compass

| October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Compass Records has announced the signing of Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley for the release of their upcoming album, Before The Sun Goes Down. It’s a project that mixes bluegrass and traditional country music with an all-star band behind them. Rob says that he was […]

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Watch the IBMA Awards live online

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
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To watch the IBMA Awards show live, click this link.

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Friday at the Nothin’ Fancy Festival

| September 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Larry Efaw brought his Bluegrass Mountaineers and his “Stanley” brand of mountain music to Buena Vista to open the 2nd day of the Nothin’ Fancy Festival. The crowd enjoyed Bill Yates taking us back in time with the Country Gentlemen Tribute Band. Volume Five, IBMA […]

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