Category: Events

Bob Wills Fiddle Fest

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Sixty five contestants from 10 states converged on Greenville, Texas last weekend to compete in the Bob Wills Fiddle Festival and Contest and honor the “King of Western Swing.” As a “cousin to bluegrass,” western swing continues to be a popular musical genre in much […]

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Terry Baucom speaks

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Terry Baucom stepped in to our video studio about a month ago to talk about his new band, The Dukes of Drive, and their plans for 2015.  

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Noam and Aoife on tour

| November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Two of the most celebrated artists in the vicinity of bluegrass music – with two of the coolest names – Noam Pikelny and Aoife O’Donovan, are winding up a duo tour over the next week across the Midwest. To help promote the shows they have […]

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Bluegrass Weather Report – 11/4/14

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week’s Bluegrass Weather Report, looking at the Greater Downstate Indoor Bluegrass Festival in Springfield, IL.  

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Davidson Brothers talk Aussie bluegrass

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
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During World of Bluegrass last month we took the opportunity to chat with The Davidson Brothers, who were in Raleigh as an official invited Showcase act. The boys travel from their native Australia to the USA every year or so, and we were pleased to get […]

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Gold Heart still going strong

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
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When I ran into the Gold sisters at World of Bluegrass last month, I mentioned that I hadn’t seen much from their group, Gold Heart, in a while. But they had been out there touring, and said that they had just finished a new album which […]

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Talking Newtown with Kati and Jr.

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Earlier this month we caught up with Jr. Williams and Kati Penn Williams of NewTown to talk about their current album, Time Machine, their new baby, and being an official showcase artist during World of Bluegrass.  

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Bluegrass Weather Report – 10/29/14

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week’s Bluegras Weather Report, looking at the Dixieland Fall Bluegrass Festival in Waldo, FL.  

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Stars shine at Lake Placid Bluegrass Jam

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Andy Flynn covered the first ever Bluegrass Jam for the Lake Placid News, and shared this article which they published. Like many cities that have hosted Olympic events, Lake Placid now is seeking new ways to make use of the Olympic facilities left behind for […]

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Blake Williams at IBMA

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
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It’s always a good time for a chat with Blake Williams, former Blue Grass Boy and popular festival MC. We caught up with him in Raleigh during the World of Bluegrass conference.  

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