Category: Bluegrass festival/concert news

Bluegrass Weather Report – 4/14/15

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week’s Bluegrass Weather Report, looking at the Arcadia Bluegrass Festival in Maryland. Go be with ‘em.  

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Bluegrass Weather Report – 4/7/14

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week’s Bluegrass Weather Report, looking at the Big Lick Bluegrass Festival in Oakboro, NC.  

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MerleFest 2015 Chris Austin finalists

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
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MerleFest has announced the finalists in their 2015 Chris Austin Songwriting Contest, an invitational competition being held for the 23rd time this year during the festival on April 24. Three finalists are selected in four categories from among the hundreds of entries recevied, to vie […]

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Bluegrass Weather Report – 3/31/15

| March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week’s Bluegrass Weather Report, looking at the Florida State Bluegrass Festival in Perry, FL.  

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Bluegrass Today is Bristol bound

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
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This weekend is the first of what it is expected to be an annual event, the Bristol Bluegrass Springfest, held at the Holiday Inn in Bristol, VA. The intention is to provide an indoor bluegrass event just as we all shake off the winter blues […]

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Bluegrass Weather Report – 3/24/15

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week’s Bluegrass Weather Report, looking in on three big events going on in Ohio, Virginia, and South Carolina.  

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Little River Bluegrass Barn joins Virginia’s Crooked Road

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The Crooked Road is what the Commonwealth of Virginia calls its roots music tourism agency, established in 2004 to promote the folk and roots music heritage of the Blue Ridge region. It really is a road, set up as a driving tour, winding 330 miles through the […]

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Ralph Stanley touring with T. Graham Brown

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Over the past 15 years, contemporary music lovers of every kind have come to the same realization that bluegrass fans have shared for years. And that is that Ralph Stanley is a musical legend and a national treasure. We’ve known it since he started performing with his […]

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Rocky Top comes to Rocky Top, TN

| March 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Many readers will remember a story last summer about a successful proposition to change to name of Lake City, a small town in east Tennessee, to Rocky Top, TN. There was a degree of opposition in Lake City, and the threat of legal action by […]

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Changing of the guard at Newell Lodge Bluegrass Festival

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Following this past weekend’s festival at the Newell Resort in Folkston, GA, it has been announced that the festivals there will be run going forward as a partnership between the Carter family who owns the property, and Ernie and Debi Evans, who manage a string […]

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