Category: Bluegrass festival/concert news

Nathan Stanley touring in tribute to Ralph

| August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nathan Stanley, grandson of the recently departed Dr. Ralph Stanley, has organized a special tribute tour in his honor. The show is being billed as A Tribute to my papaw, Dr. Ralph Stanley. The tour will begin in September, and run for several months. Nathan will […]


Still more from August in Gettysburg 2016

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Here is another gallery of images from Frank Baker taken at this past weekend’s 2016 August Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival.


More from Gettysburg, August 2016

| August 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Here’s Frank Baker’s second gallery of images from the August 2016 Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival. More to come!


August 2016 in Gettysburg

| August 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Once again, we were fortunate to have Frank Baker at the August 2016 Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival in Pennsylvania to capture images of the festivities. Here’s his first of several installments.


Wayne Taylor’s return is a hit at Gettysburg

| August 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

The two annual festivals at Gettysburg, in May and August, always have the feel of a family reunion. You catch up with folks that you haven’t seen for a few months, hear some terrific music, stumble across some interesting characters and leave already looking forward […]


Junior Sisk in southeastern Michigan

| August 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Junior Sisk brought Rambler’s Choice to the Oakland County Parks program, Music in the Meadows on Friday, August 19th. Music in the Meadows is a series of free concerts held at Bear Creek Nature Park in Oakland Township in southeast Michigan. Many in the audience […]


2016 Galax Old Fiddlers Convention winners

| August 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The names of the winners in the various competition categories at the 81st annual Old Fiddlers Convention have been posted. The convention ran all last week at Felts Park in Galax, VA. This year’s big winners were The Trailblazers from North Carolina, who performed with […]


45th Takarazuka Bluegrass festival in Japan

| August 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Saburo and Toshio Watanabe celebrated their 45th anniversary hosting the Takarazuka festival in Sanda City, Japan this past weekend. The pair have run B.O.M. Service (Bluegrass and Old Time Music) in the nearby city of Hyogo since 1972, selling American and European bluegrass CDs via newsletter and online. […]


Tony Rice tribute show in OBX

| August 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

A special tribute concert to benefit guitarist Tony Rice has been scheduled as part of this year’s Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival in Manteo, North Carolina. The festival runs September 20-24, and the Rice Tribute is scheduled as the last act on Thursday, the 22nd. Set […]


Big doin’s at Milan 2016

| August 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Friday at the 2016 Milan Bluegrass Festival saw a brief rain shower in the morning, but the sun was shining brightly by the time the first band took the stage. The Crowe Brothers made their first appearance at Milan in many years. They brought the […]