Category: Bluegrass festival/concert news

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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Lake Placid Bluegrass Jam launches in 2014

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The New York state Olympic Regional Development Authority is stepping back into the music business, announcing that the Olympic Center in Lake Placid, which headquartered the 1980 Winter Olympics, will host a Bluegrass Jam concert on Oct. 25 featuring 10 bands, including several of the nation’s […]

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Day 1 at Nothin’ Fancy

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The first day of the Nothin’ Fancy Festival in Buena Vista, Virginia was a Virginia day. James King opened the show to an adoring crowd. He was followed by Reno and Harrell. The offspring of Don Reno and Bill Harrell are held in great esteem […]

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Bluegrass Weather Report – 9/23/14

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week’s Bluegrass Weather Report, looking at the Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival in Manteo, NC.  

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Blue Highway at the Foundation for Bluegrass Music

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Blue Highway will be the featured entertainers at next Thursday’s fundraiser in Raleigh for the Foundation For Bluegrass Music. The event will be held at the Tir Na Nog Irish Pub, which is one of the official Bluegrass Ramble venues, scheduled to begin at 11:00 […]

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Last day at Bristol 2014

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The 2014 Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion wrapped up Sunday and the entertainment provided on the Country Music Mural Stage proved to be powerful. Sunday’s artists included Jeff Brown & Still Lonesome, Mandolin Orange, Marty Raybon & Full Circle, and The Krueger Brothers. As always, […]

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More from Bristol RRR 2014

| September 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The 2014 Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion continued Saturday with another beautiful day. Last year’s Saturday schedule was marred by heavy rains early in the day, but this year brought 80 degree temps and nearly cloudless skies. Thanks to Alane Anno Photography, we are able […]

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Lots of music in Bristol this weekend

| September 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The opening night of the 2014 Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion in Bristol, TN/VA was a huge success. The weather, which is always a bit unpredictable this time of year, was the best I can remember, with temperatures in the mid-60’s and a nice breeze. […]

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Del does Berklee

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The Berklee College of Music in Boston hosted Del McCoury on September 12, both for a special performance by the Del McCoury Band, and to present him with the first of the school’s American Roots Master Award. Berklee’s Matt Glaser, who directs their American Roots Music […]

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Bluegrass Weather Report – 9/16/14

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week’s Bluegrass Weather Report, taking a look at the Dumplin’ Valley Bluegrass Festival in Kodak, TN, along with the upcoming World of Bluegrass week in Raleigh, NC.  

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