Category: Bluegrass festival/concert news

More photos from Norwalk 2016

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The Friday stage show at the Norwalk Music Festival was kicked off by a local band, Vertical Limit, playing strong, traditional bluegrass. They were followed by Columbus, Ohio’s Out of Mind Bluegrass Band. Co-promoter Kurt Hickman brought his band, Harbourtown to the stage next. Newly formed […]

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A Show for Joe in September

| July 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Joe Wilson, who died in 2015, was an unsung hero in the world of traditional music. His work was almost always behind the scenes rather than on stage, but his passion for the music and culture of the Appalachian region informed everything he did with […]

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Bluegrass on the Grass 2016

| July 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Once again, Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania has hosted their free festival, Bluegrass on the Grass on campus. It’s an event for the local community, as most students are gone now for summer vacation, but faculty and staff also often attend. And once again, Frank […]

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Brown County Bluegrass lives on

| July 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Good news for bluegrass fans in southern Ohio and northern Kentucky. The Brown County Bluegrass Festival, held for 25 years in Georgetown, OH, will continue this year in August. Managed since 1990 by Don Morgan and his family, the festival had been slated for cancellation […]

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Ralph Stanley remembered at Norwalk

| July 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The Friday night show at the Norwalk Music Festival closed out with a tribute to Ralph Stanley and the Stanley Brothers. Festival co-promoter, Chris Smith, and Junior Sisk teamed up to present this touching tribute. Chris had this to say just before joining Junior on stage: […]

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2016 Songwriters Contest finalists at Podunk

| July 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The Podunk Bluegrass Festival has announced the finalists in their 2016 Songwriters Contest. The three selected songwriters will perform their songs at the festival on August 13 on the main stage in Hebron, CT. In addition to cash prizes and tickets to next year’s events, the […]

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Thursday at Norwalk 2016

| July 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The Thursday stage show at the Norwalk Music Festival was opened by Breakline, a swing band fronted by promoter Kurt Hickman. Ohio based bands, Lloyd Blevins and Ramblin’ Mountain and the Red Dust Mountain Boys followed. Host band, Harbourtown, closed the show. The last few […]

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Norwalk Music Festival ready to go for ’16

| July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
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One can tell that the time for the Norwalk Music Festival in Norwalk, OH is getting close when the promoters, Chris Smith and Kurt Hickman, are both on step ladders helping erect the stage! This was the case Wednesday afternoon at the fairgrounds in Norwalk, Ohio. […]

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Ralph Stanley tribute at the Norwalk Music Festival

| July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The Norwalk Music festival, now in its 4th year, has a few things special in store this year. Independence Day takes place during the week of the festival and early arrivals will have a front row seat to the town’s fireworks display at the Huron […]

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Fireball Mail wins Telluride 2016

| July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Congratulations to Fireball Mail, the 2016 winners of the prestigious Telluride Band Contest. The annual invitational competition takes place at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival situated high in the Rocky Mountains of southwestern Colorado. Twelve acts are selected to compete, with the winner taking home $750 […]

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