Category: Bluegrass festival/concert news

Free bluegrass coming to Phoenix

| October 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Bluegrass lovers in and around Phoenix, AZ will get a treat when Porter Barn Wood celebrates a Grand Opening with their 1st Annual Bluegrass Festival at the 7th Street location. From 10:00 a.m. ’till 6:00 p.m. on November 5, there will be performances from Danny Paisley […]


Girl Scouts and Grass in Bell Buckle, TN

| October 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Folks in middle Tennessee will have a new bluegrass event to enjoy with the debut next month of the S’more Bluegrass Festival in Bell Buckle, south of Nashville. They are combining a number of fun fall pastimes – homemade s’mores, Tennessee barbecue, and holiday shopping – with a […]


Po’ Ramblin’ Boys do Netherlands

| October 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Here’s the second report from C.J. Lewandowski on the Po’ Ramblin’ Boys‘ ongoing 2016 European tour. Full tour details, including newly-added dates, can be found online. Saturday, the 15th, was our first day of two shows in two different locations. We relaxed around Jan’s until about 1:00 p.m., then […]


Ragged Union does Old Blighty

| October 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Geoff Union, guitarist and fearless leader of Colorado’s Ragged Union, offers this report from their current tour of Great Britain. We’ve made it to roughly the halfway point of our 2 week tour – here’s a little update on how things are going: The British […]


Po’ Ramblin’ Boys report in from overseas

| October 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Here is a report from C.J. Lewandowski from the opening leg of the Po’ Ramblin’ Boys ongoing 2016 European tour. Full tour details, including newly-added dates, can be found online. Planning a three week tour for a band is tough sometimes, we all know that. […]


Flooding forces cancelation of Larry Stephenson release concert

| October 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

The fallout from Hurricane Matthew continues to wreak havoc for bluegrass artists. We’ve learned today that Larry Stephenson has been forced to cancel his scheduled album release concert this Friday in North Carolina due to the flooding that remains a problem in the state. Even […]


Po’ Ramblin’ Boys headed back to Europe

| October 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys are taking their hardcore, old school bluegrass back to Europe this month, for the second time in as many years. Their prior visit, in September ’15, made a big hit with audiences across the continent and they are largely retracing those […]


Winners announced for Scott Street Five Strings Finals

| October 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fortunately, the weather cleared sufficiently on Saturday afternoon to hold the Scott Street Five Strings Finals in Richmond, VA during the Richmond Folk Festival. Three finalists had been chosen from video submissions in both bluegrass and clawhammer categories, who competed before judges including Josh Bearman, Sheila Kay […]


Newell Lodge Fall Festival falls victim to Matthew

| October 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Like most folks in the southeastern United States, we spent much of last week watching hurricane Matthew as he crept ever closer to landfall. With the storm past, the devastation is clear in the photos and videos of the damage left behind. Outdoor events by the score […]


Finalists announced for Scott Street Five String Finals

| October 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The finalists have been announced for this weekend’s Scott Street Five String Finals in Richmond, VA. This invitational event is being held for the second time this year to honor the finest young five string banjoists in the country, and the memory of Scott Street, […]