Category: Bluegrass festival/concert news

Big Hillbilly Bluegrass in Old Muscat

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s another report from Bob Perilla, who has arrived in Oman with the better part of his Big Hillbilly Bluegrass. They will be performing in the northeast African nation for two weeks for the US State Department, and sharing stories of their travels with us at Bluegrass Today. Played […]

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Tara’s 2014 Galax report

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
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This report, with videos and photos, is a contribution from our occasional correspondent, Tara Linhardt, a veteran of many weeks at Galax. Well, we just finished the 79th Galax Old Fiddler’s Convention, and once again it has offered a huge number of hot bluegrass and old time pickers […]

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Bluegrass Weather Report – 8/12/14

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with the Bluegrass Weather Report for this week, looking at a pair of festivals in Virginia and North Carolina.  

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John Goad does Galax 2014

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s an eyewitness report from the 2014 Old Fiddlers’ Convention in Galax, VA, created by our Special Bluegrass Correspondent. It’s like you were there.   If you’ve not yet seen the winner’s list, you can read it here.

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Big Hillbilly arrives in Oman

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s a brief report from Bob Perilla, who has arrived in Oman with the better part of his Big Hillbilly Bluegrass. They will be performing in the northeast African nation for two weeks for the US State Department, and sharing stories of their travels with us […]

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Big Hillbilly Bluegrass heading for distant lands

| August 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Bob Perilla & Big Hillbilly Bluegrass is preparing to take another trip east to the Sultanate of Oman in northeastern Africa. And they are taking a piece of bluegrass history with them. Bob has made several trips of this sort for the US State Department, carrying a […]

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PBS Newshour covers RockyGrass

| August 3, 2014 | 1 Comment
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The PBS Newshour, broadcast nightly during the week on hundreds of public television stations across the US, aired a special report July 31 about Colorado’s RockyGrass festival. Last year, shortly after the 2013 event, the St. Vrain River drastically flooded its banks, destroying roads and property and reshaping […]

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Photos from Northwest String Summit

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
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These photos from Oregon’s Northwest String Summit were taken by Todd Powers.

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Bluegrass Weather Report – 7/29/14

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week’s Bluegrass Weather Report, looking in on the Pickin’ In Parsons festival in West Virginia.  

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Big news from Outer Banks Bluegrass Fest

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival has a wealth of amenities to brag about. I mean, an outdoor festival in October, in North Carolina’s beautiful Outer Banks, with a stage backed up to the water… Throw in top talent and a Boomgrass fireworks display on Friday night and […]

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