Category: Events

Weiser 2014 report

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Last week Tara Linhardt traveled west for the The National Oldtime Fiddlers’ Contest & Festival in Weiser, Idaho. This year she has shared a wealth of photos and videos. So once again Weiser was a highlight of the year for many folks including myself, pulling together […]

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Bluegrass Weather Report – 6/17/14

| June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with our Bluegrass Weather Report for this week, focusing on the big Bean Blossom festival in Indiana.  

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Iowa Music Hall of Fame

| June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Bluegrass on the Court House Square in Indianola, Iowa is a long-running Tuesday evening event where folks in Warren County can listen to music free of charge during the summer months. Before this year’s series ends, they will host their 194th concert, mostly featuring regional bluegrass acts. But […]

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James Alan Shelton benefit concert this month

| June 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Following the recent passing of James Alan Shelton, several of his friends and admirers in Kingsport, TN are putting on a benefit concert in his name. Monies raised will be donated to James’ widow, Greta Shelton, to assist with such medical bills as may remain outstanding. […]

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Photos from Tallgrass 2014

| June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Even though last year’s festival was cancelled due to a weekend of inclement weather, the Tallgrass Music Festival came back stronger than ever with a lineup that included Nu-Blu, The Roys and Newton & Thomas. Those headliners were joined by local bands including Common Tyme […]

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Bluegrass Weather Report 6/10/14

| June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week’s Bluegrass Weather Report, looking at the Festival Of The Bluegrass in Lexington, KY.  

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Bluegrass Weather Report – 6/3/14

| June 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent (and his Special Assistant) with this week’s Bluegrass Weather Report, looking at the Tallgrass Music Festival in Skiatook, OK.  

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DelFest 2014 report

| June 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned. Maya Angelou National holidays in America each have their cultural traditions and specific icons like American Flags, Pumpkins, or even Festivus Poles. […]

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Big doin’s at Silver Dollar City

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Our friend D.A. Calloway, entertainment manager with Silver Dollar City, shared some information about the winners of their KSMU Youth In Bluegrass Band Contest, held annually during the park’s big Bluegrass & BBQ festival. The festival is unique in that it runs for three full […]

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More DelFest ’14 photos

| May 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here is another DelFest 2014 gallery from Todd Powers, covering Sunday’s action on the ground.  

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