Category: Events

44th annual Deer Creek Fiddlers Convention

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
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For a time, starting in 1972, the Deer Creek Fiddlers Convention was a big deal in the Maryland music scene. People flocked to the festival, first in Harford County, then in Carroll County, on the serene grounds of the county farm museum. Walt Michael was […]

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Jerry Douglas and Mountain Heart

| June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
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We got a note this week from Josh Shilling with Mountain Heart, telling about what a blast they had jamming and hanging out with The Earls of Leicester while they were in Utah. Are there two string bands more at the opposite ends of the […]

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Last batch from Gettysburg 2015

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Here is our final gallery of photos from the Spring 2015 edition of the Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival. Many thanks to Frank Baker for sending such lovely images. Be on the lookout for his photos from the Loudon Bluegrass Festival coming up soon.

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Athy festival Celebrates 25 years of Bluegrass Music 

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Ireland’s first and longest running bluegrass music festival at Athy, County Kildare, celebrates 25 years of bluegrass music during this year’s festival over three days from July 10 to July 12, 2015. For the first seven years (1991-1997) the work of organizing the festival was […]

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Photos from the Northern Indiana Bluegrass Music Association

| June 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Memorial Day Weekend saw the Northern Indiana Bluegrass Music Association present the 39th year of their festival. Saturday was opened by New County Grass from Michigan. They were followed by the traditional sounds of the Kevin Prater Band. Trinity River brought their sibling harmony to three […]

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Ash Breeze wins 2015 KSMU Youth in Bluegrass Band Contest

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Congratulations to Ash Breeze, formerly known as The Smith Family Band, who were awarded first prize in the KSMU Youth in Bluegrass Band Contest, held May 23 during the Bluegrass & BBQ festival at Silver Dollar City in Branson, MO. 19 bands were invited to compete, from […]

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Yet more photos from Gettysburg, May 2015

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Here’s another gallery of Frank Baker’s images from the May 2015 Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival.

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Doyle & Quicksilver survive Europe

| May 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
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We heard this morning from Rainer Zellner, the German bluegrass promoter who had Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver in for a central European tour this month. He reports that the tour went well, and that he successfully deposited the band on a train to the airport, and […]

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More photos from Gettysburg – May 2015

| May 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Here’s another gallery of Frank Baker’s images from the Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival earlier this month.

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Photos from Gettysburg, May 2015

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Thanks again to our fine festival photographer Frank Baker, who sent along these images from the May 2015 Gettysburg Bluegras Festival.

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