Category: Bluegrass festival/concert news

Bluegrass Weather Report – 3/4/15

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week’s Bluegrass Weather Report, looking in on the Bluegrass On The Beach festival in Lake Havasu, AZ.  

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2015 Roscoe Canady Memorial Bluegrass Festival

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Ernie and Debi Evans continue their whirlwind pace in the Florida bluegrass community. Thursday brought an open mic night to the Roscoe Canady Memorial Bluegrass Festival in Waldo, FL. The audience enjoyed listening to music provided by local bands and some “put together” bands. Jo […]

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Bluegrass Weather Report – 2/24/15

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with a look at this week’s Bluegrass Weather Report, previewing the DC Bluegrass Festival in Northern Virginia.  

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Saturday at Palatka 2015

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Breaking Grass opened the final day of the 11th edition of the Palatka Bluegrass Festival. They are a young, high energy band that does primarily original music. The Dry Branch Fire Squad came back for the 2nd day. Ron Thomason’s humor and old time music won the […]

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Friday at Palatka 2015

| February 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The Spinney Brothers opened the second day of the 2015 Palatka Bluegrass Festival. They are becoming crowd favorites at every show. The VW Boys then brought their unique combination of comedy, music, and magic to the stage. They are always a hit. Dry Branch Fire […]

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Thursday at Palatka 2015

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
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It was a sunny, bright, and chilly day to open 11th Palatka Bluegrass Festival on February 19th at the Rodeheaver Boys Ranch in Palatka, Florida. The bands played to a big and enthusiastic crowd. Alan Sibley and the Magnolia Ramblers opened the show with rock […]

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Entries being accepted for KSMU Youth in Bluegrass

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Silver Dollar City is now accepting applications to compete in the 14th annual KSMU Youth in Bluegrass Band Contest during the final weekend of the park’s Bluegrass and BBQ festival. The competition is open to young bands where all members are 21 or younger, with exceptions given […]

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Chet Kingery Memorial Bluegrass Festival gets new home

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The 3rd annual Chet Kingery Memorial Bluegrass Festival has announced a new site for their May 16 event this year in Arthur, IL. Their prior location, Rockome Gardens, is not opening for the 2015 season, so everything is moving to Moultrie Douglas County Fairgrounds. The festival was instituted in […]

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Bluegrass Weather Report – 2/17/15

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week’s Bluegrass Weather Report, looking at the Palatka Bluegrass Festival in Palatka, FL.  

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Photos from Joe Val 2015

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The folks with Boston Bluegrass Union managed to put on another successful Joe Val Festival last weekend, despite the third major snowstorm of 2015 hitting New England right in the middle of it. A few artists weren’t able to get in for their scheduled spots, […]

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