Category: Bluegrass festival/concert news

Lonesome River Band at The Lincoln Theatre

| September 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Frank Baker was on hand last night when Lonesome River Band performed at The Lincoln Theatre in Raleigh for an official kick off celebration for the IBMA’s 2016 World of Bluegrass.


Photos from the OBX Bluegrass Festival

| September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Deb Miller of B Chord Photography was on hand during last weekend’s Bluegrass Island Festival, held in Manteo on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. She shared a number of her images from the festival, including what was the highlight for many attendees, the special […]


More photos from Nothin’ Fancy 2016

| September 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nothin’ Fancy had a perfect weather weekend for their 16th festival this past weekend. Remington Ryde opened Friday’s show to a “ready for some bluegrass music” crowd. They were followed by multi-IBMA award nominees, Flatt Lonesome. Then Little Roy Lewis and Lizzy Long hit the stage […]


Thursday at Nothin’ Fancy ’16

| September 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

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 […]


Photos from Miami Valley Brewfest

| September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

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 […]


Glenville State College Bluegrass Concert October 8

| September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

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, […]


Opening ceremonies at Nothin’ Fancy Festival

| September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

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 […]


The Virginia Squires get together once more

| September 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

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 […]


2016 winners at Walnut Valley Festival

| September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

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 […]


Friday night with The Kentuckians of Michigan

| September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

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 […]