Category: Bluegrass festival/concert news

Live & Local Bluegrass festival in Raleigh

| August 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
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If you’ve been to the IBMA’s World of Bluegrass convention in Raleigh, NC, you know that the city does bluegrass proud. In addition to serving as warm and welcoming hosts for the assembled grassers from all over the world, they also put on a free, […]

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Thursday at the Milan Bluegrass Festival

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Thursday dawned bright and sunny at the Milan Bluegrass Festival. Ohio band Sugar Creek Bluegrass added the high energy of a group of young siblings to the sunshine. The energy continued with the old time sound of the Wayfarers. Blue Highway then made its first […]

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Wednesday at Milan Bluegrass Festival

| August 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Activities for festival attendees at the Milan Bluegrass Festival in Milan, Michigan kicked off Wednesday afternoon with a jam and petting zoo hosted by the Southeast Michigan Bluegrass Music Association. Jammers, listeners, and kids of all ages had a fine time. The Association also hosted a potluck supper […]

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The Wooks take the 2016 RockyGrass title

| August 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The Wooks from Lexington, KY are the 2016 winners of the prestigious RockyGrass Band Contest. The boys worked a stop at the festival in as part of a western swing through Colorado and Montana, and turned in a stellar performance during the finals this past […]

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Kyle Tuttle touring in support of Bobcat

| August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Nashville banjo picker Kyle Tuttle has announced a brief tour this month in support of his recently-released solo project, Bobcat. He, and his trusty road band, will hit Asheville, NC starting on August 18, and play four other southern cities over the following week. Along for […]

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Milan Bluegrass Festival getting ready to go

| August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Sunday saw the influx of early campers for the Milan Bluegrass Festival held at the KC Campground in Milan, Michigan. Those campers we treated to a delightful sunset. Monday and Tuesday are relaxed days for campers, who can be found picking at numerous campsites, but a busy […]

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Bill & Kathy Evans Family Benefit at Freight & Salvage

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse in Berkeley, CA has scheduled a benefit concert on September 2 for Bill and Kathy Evans. Bill is well-known in bluegrass circles for his long career as a banjo player, instructor, and booking agent. He and his wife live in […]

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Ray Cardwell & Tennessee Moon debuts tonight

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Bluegrass vocalist and bandleader Ray Cardwell will debut his new band, Tennessee Moon, and the material from his upcoming album, at Nashville’s Station Inn tonight, July 28. Also appearing will be Pat Flynn, former New Grass Revival guitarist, who is serving as producer for Ray’s […]

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Finishing up at MACC ’16

| July 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The 2016 Musicians Against Childhood Cancer (MACC) festival is taking place this week at the Hoover Y Park in Columbus, OH. Darrel and Phyllis Adkins’ annual event is held in memory of their daughter, Mandy Adkins, who passed away from an inoperable brain tumor in 2000. All […]

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Musicians Against Childhood Cancer – Friday ’16

| July 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The 2016 Musicians Against Childhood Cancer (MACC) festival took place last week at the Hoover Y Park in Columbus, OH. Darrel and Phyllis Adkins’ annual event is held in memory of their daughter, Mandy Adkins, who passed away from an inoperable brain tumor in 2000. All of the proceeds […]

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