Category: Events

Friday at Newell Lodge

| March 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Friday dawned dry, but chilly at the Newell Lodge Bluegrass Festival in Folkston, GA. Our emcee, Irby Brown, livened up the day and brought smiles to everyone’s faces and Big Cypress Bluegrass from Florida began chasing the chill away with their upbeat music. The Trinity River Band […]

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Tony Rice benefits in CT and TN

| March 7, 2014 | 2 Comments
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Over this next few weeks, two benefit concerts will be held to raise funds for The Tony Rice Foundation, which is collecting donations to assist Tony while he seeks to recover from both his arm and voice problems. Over $60,000 has been raised since December, […]

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Newell Lodge Bluegrass Festival preview

| March 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The Newell Lodge Bluegrass Festival runs from March 6 - 8 at Newell Lodge in Folkston, GA, a beautiful setting for a festival. Early arrivals are enjoying the lovely weather, and were treated to jams both Monday and Tueday evening. Monday was warm and the jam was held in […]

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Bluegrass Idol on The Plains

| March 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The folks at Bluegrass On The Plains, held in Auburn, AL in late May, have come up with a clever variation on the storied festival band competition. Aping the popular Fox program, their contest will be billed as Bluegrass Idol, with judges interacting with the […]

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Final day at the 2014 Roscoe Canady fest

| March 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The final day of the 2014 Roscoe Canady Memorial Festival provided more fine entertainment. The show kicked off with a Florida band, Swinging Bridge. They were followed by Travers Chandler and Avery County. Newtown debuted their newest member – 8 week old Jessi Williams. Blue […]

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Friday at the Roscoe Canady fest

| March 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Friday started out with a fishing tournament in the campground pond. One fisherman caught two bass and a catfish. Our emcee this weekend is Jo Odom. The music started in the afternoon with the Palmetto Ramblers from Florida. They were followed by the Hard Road […]

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Roscoe Canady Memorial pics

| March 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Bluegrassers love to pick and they love to eat! Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday saw lots of jamming and even more eating at the Roscoe Canady Memorial Bluegrass Festival in Waldo, FL Tuesday evening was corn bread and soup beans night followed by a good jam. […]

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Bluegrass Weather Report – 2/25/14

| February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week’s Bluegrass Weather Report, looking into the Wintergrass festival in Bellevue, WA.  

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Saturday at Palatka 2014

| February 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Cody Schuler and Pine Mountain Railroad opened the show on Saturday at Palatka, and Dry Branch Fire Squad appeared for the second day. They were followed by the high energy of Little Roy and Lizzy. Marty Raybon and Rhonda Vincent followed. The show was closed out […]

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Friday at Palatka 2014

| February 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The Stevens Family opened day 2 of the 2014 Palatka Bluegrass Festival. They were followed by the Goldwing Express and the Primitive Quartet. The show rounded out with the Gibson Brothers, the Seldom Scene, and the Dry Branch Fire Squad. Saturday will feature Cody Schuler […]

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