Category: Events

Joe and Junior at SOIMF

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Folks in attendance at this weekend’s Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival will be in for a special treat. As part of the stellar lineup, Junior Sisk & Joe Mullins will perform music from their hit Rebel album, Hall Of Fame Bluegrass, live on stage. They […]

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Soggy Bottom Boys in Tennessee

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
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This report and photos are a contribution from Jessica Boggs, a librarian and serious bluegrass fan in East Tennessee. For fans of the movie O Brother, Where Art Thou? – or simply fans of great traditional bluegrass music – Gatlinburg’s Ole Smoky Holler, home of […]

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Bluegrass Show Opens WAMU’s New Theater

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
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It’s a lot smaller than the Grand Ole Opry, but if Katy Daley and her colleagues have their way, WAMU’s Black Box Theater in Washington, D.C., will become another must-listen setting for live broadcasts of bluegrass music in front of a studio audience. The intimate […]

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Soggy Bottom Boys live stream on Saturday

| March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
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There has been a good deal of excitement this past few weeks about the first-ever live performance of The Soggy Bottom Boys, the studio band that recorded Man Of Constant Sorrow for the soundtrack of O Brother, Where Art Thou in 2000. Dan Tyminski, Barry Bales, […]

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Bluegrass Weather Report – 3/18/14

| March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with the Bluegrass Weather Report for this week, covering Renofest in Hartsville, NC and the live show featuring The Soggy Bottom Boys at the Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine distillery in Gatlinburg, TN.  

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Benefit show for Randy Griffith

| March 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper are spearheading a benefit concert this weekend for Randy Griffith, father of Flamekeeper bassist Tyler Griffith. Randy, who just turned 52, was diagnosed recently with glioblastoma multiform grade 4 (a brain tumor), and is currently undergoing radiation and chemotherapy five times each week. Anyone […]

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Jeff Brown and Rhonda Vincent in Hurley, VA

| March 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Bluegrass fans in southwest Virginia were in for a treat this past Saturday night (March 15) when the Martha White Bluegrass Express pulled into the small town of Hurley. Rhonda Vincent and the Rage delivered an excellent concert filled with the powerful bluegrass, Gospel, and […]

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Durango Meltdown coverage at Bluegrass Today

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
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I’m honored to be returning to Bluegrass Today as a guest blogger in highlighting events throughout the 2014 Durango Bluegrass Meltdown. As I did with the 2013 Telluride Bluegrass Festival, I’ll attempt to gain a bit of “behind the scenes” perspective and respective video of […]

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Bluegrass Weather Report – 3/11/14

| March 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with the Bluegrass Weather Report for this week, taking a look at the Withlacoochee festival in Florida.  

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Lloyd Loar’s Hometown Bluegrass Festival in IL

| March 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Tribute or themed bluegrass festivals have become quite popular of late. Many touring bands serve as hosts at weekend events, and some are held in honor of icons of the music, like A Lester Flatt Celebration held annually in Sparta, TN to mark the birthplace […]

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