Category: Bluegrass festival/concert news

Photos from August Gettysburg 2015

| August 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Frank Baker shared these images from last weekend’s August Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival, with more to come.

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Saturday at Milan 2015

| August 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Rhonda Vincent and the Rage are a Saturday staple at the Milan Bluegrass Festival. Rhonda always goes out of her way to accommodate all of her fans, but this past Saturday she went above and beyond. A young girl and her mother came to the front […]

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Galax results for 2015

| August 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The winners of the various competitions during the 2015 Old Fiddlers Convention in Galax, VA have been announced. Congratulations to all of this year’s winners.   Old Time Fiddle Jake Krack Jacob Bowen Richard Bowman Billy Hurt Henry Barnes Ivy Phillips Rex McGee Betty Vornbrock […]

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More from Milan Bluegrass Festival 2015

| August 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Friday dawned bright and sunny at the Milan, Michigan Bluegrass Festival. Sugar Creek, a young group ranging in age from 20 down to 10 years old, opened Friday’s show. They are an up-and-coming band from the Columbus. Ohio area. They were followed by IBMA Emerging […]

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Friday at the 2015 Milan Bluegrass Festival

| August 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The 18th annual Milan Bluegrass Festival, held at the KC Campground in Milan, Michigan, was kicked off by Mountain Faith, fresh from their second appearance on America’s Got Talent. Feller and Hill brought the Buckaroos and their high energy show to the Milan stage. They were […]

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They did it – congratulations Galax!

| August 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Well done Old Fiddler’s Convention attendees in Galax, VA! This afternoon they once again set the Guinness World Record for Largest Mandolin Ensemble with 491 musicians. At this point, the count is still unofficial but organizer Tara Linhardt tells us that they handily beat the existing […]

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Mandolin record attempt next week at Galax

| July 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
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This year at the Old Fiddler’s Convention in Galax, VA we will be attempting to take back the Guinness Book World’s record for the Largest Mandolin Ensemble in the history of the world to Team USA on Tuesday, August 4th on the bleachers of the Galax […]

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Cooder-Skaggs-White tour picking up steam

| July 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
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With new dates being added, the ongoing Ry Cooder, Ricky Skaggs and Sharon White tour is picking up steam across the US. The trio of well-respected artists and their supporting band are just finishing up the first leg of the tour, which will start up […]

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Friday at Marshall Bluegrass 2015

| July 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Friday at the Marshall Bluegrass Festival had somewhat of a theme. There were two Michigan based bands and five Ohio based bands. Ottawa County from the Port Clinton, Ohio area took the stage first. The band is a well-established, traditional bluegrass band. They were followed […]

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Thursday at Marshall Bluegrass

| July 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Thursday was the official opening of the 18th Marshall Bluegrass Festival held on the Calhoun County Fairgrounds in Marshall, Michigan. Local favorites and Southeast Michigan Bluegrass Music Association member band, Out of the Blue, opened the show. They return Friday for two big sets. Relatively new […]

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