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Bluegrass Weather Report – 11/25/14

| November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week’s Bluegrass Weather Report, looking at this Thanksgiving weekend’s South Carolina State Bluegrass Festival in Myrtle Beach, SC.  

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Special C does Australia

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
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We heard last week from Greg Cahill, who shared a few words (and photos) about Special Consensus’ recent trip Down Under. Special C made the first band trip to Australia last week to play the MountainGrass festival in Harriettville (about 4 hrs from Melbourne). Our […]

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Terry and Jan Lease retiring

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Since 1986, Terry Lease has been actively promoting bluegrass music in Illinois, and surrounding midwestern states. He and his wife, Jan, hosted their first Greater Downstate Indoor Bluegrass Festival in Springfield in November of ’86, and have run it annually this past 28 years. They […]

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Hot Rize in Ann Arbor

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Hot Rize made the Ark in Ann Arbor, Michigan one of the current tour stops where they played to a packed house. About a third of the audience were seeing them for the first time. The rest of us were taking a ride back to […]

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Three ReFlecktions on Béla and Abigail in Frederick

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
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This set of reflections on a Béla Fleck/Abigail Washburn concert is a first contribution from Jen Hughes, a new writer we hope to feature semi-regularly at Bluegrass Today. Perfectionism I have always thought Béla Fleck is a perfectionist. I came to this notion not only […]

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Bluegrass Weather Report – 11/18/14

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Heres our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week’s Bluegrass Weather Report, looking in on the big doin’s this in Withlachochee, FL.  

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Donna Hughes talks 2 albums and 20 tunes

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Donna Hughes stopped by for a chat at World of Bluegrass to talk about her two new albums, one with a bluegrass rhythm section, From The Heart, and the other, Fly, with Donna on piano and more of a singer/songwriter vibe.   And here’s her video […]

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Larry Stephenson talks Pull Your Savior In

| November 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Larry Stephenson joined us during World of Bluegrass week in September to talk about his latest release, the all-Gospel album Pull Your Savior In. We ended up reminiscing a bit about his days with The Bluegrass Cardinals a bit as well.  

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Bluegrass Weather Report – 11/11/14

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week’s Bluegrass Weather Report, looking at the Four Corners States Bluegrass Festival in Wickenburg, AZ.  

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Donna Ulisse at IBMA

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Oops… In yesterday’s post about Donna Ulisse’s new songwriting weekends, I suggested that we didn’t have a chance to speak with her during September’s World of Bluegrass. But of course we did! She and David Morris had a nice chat about her music career, including […]

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