Category: Events

Jeckyll Island 2015

| January 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The 39th edition of the Jekyll Island, Georgia Bluegrass Festival was opened by The Clinton Gregory Bluegrass Band, a Georgia group. The James King Band was next up, with Don Rigsby filling in on mandolin The Spinney Brothers from Nova Scotia brought their brother harmonies to the […]

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Bluegrass Weather Report – 12/30/14

| December 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with a year-end Bluegrass Weather Report, looking at a pair of New Years events.  

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Get your 2015 Events posted!

| December 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
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As we creep ever closer to “next year,” here’s a special note for bluegrass event producers and business owners. Don’t forget to list any events our readers would enjoy in our Bluegrass Today Events Directory. This service is offered for events of any size or type, […]

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Bluegrass Weather Report – Christmas 2014

| December 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s our Special Christmas Correspondent with this week’s Bluegrass Weather Report. It would seem that we are all taking the week off.  

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Earls of Leicester in Nashville

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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When the Earls of Leicester stopped for a show at The Station Inn in Nashville, Shelly Swanger was there to capture the moment. The band is a special project group that Jerry Douglas put together as a tribute to the music of Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs […]

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J.D. Crowe Tribute Band playing this weekend

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Keith Whitley fans in Nashville and northeastern Kentucky are in for a special treat when Don Rigsby and Josh Williams take their J.D. Crowe Tribute Band out for a spin this weekend. The band was assembled for a performance at the Musicians Against Childhood Cancer […]

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Town Mountain in Germany with The Bluegrass Jamboree

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
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This report is a contribution from Nick DiSebastian, bass player with Town Mountain who have just completed a tour in Germany. On December 15th we departed for a 3 week tour across Germany called The Bluegrass Jamboree. Each year Rainer Zellner attends IBMA to recruit three American […]

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Mountains of Music Homecoming in Virginia

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The value of indigenous folk and acoustic music to regional tourism is something that is being realized in many parts of the US these days. Our cultural history doesn’t go back as far as our friends’ in Europe does, but people here are still fascinated by […]

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Bluegrass Weather Report – 12/9/14

| December 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s our Very Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week’s Bluegrass Weather Report, looking at the Christmas in the Smokies festival in Pigeon Forge, TN.  

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All Star Benefit for James King in Nashville

| December 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
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As they always do, a group of top bluegrass artists have banded together to put on a benefit concert for James King. It is scheduled for December 15 at The Nashville Palace, with all proceeds going to the James King medical fund. James has had […]

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