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More from Rudy Fest 2015

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Joe Mullins and Junior Sisk at Rudy Fest 2015 - photo © Bill Warren

Volume Five opened Thursday at Rudy Fest 2015 to an appreciative crowd. Their set was washed out by rain last year, but sunshine held for this year’s! Wildfire followed providing some memories of time spent with J.D. Crowe. Danny Davis joined Wildfire and son, Chris […]

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Mustered Courage Does Telluride Right

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
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This is the first of several reports from Jen Hughes following the 2015 Telluride Bluegrass Festival. They may be from Down Under, but they sure can make an impression up at 8,750 feet. They mustered their courage and dove right into their first Telluride Bluegrass […]

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First two days at RudyFest 2015

| June 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Rudyfest kicked off Tuesday night with a surprise road guest. Lorraine Jordan was passing thru Grayson, Kentucky and stopped in at the festival grounds. She rounded up the Carolina Road crew and opened the festival, featuring a number of tunes from her new project, Country […]

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Bluegrass at The Liberty Showcase

| June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Clinch Mountain Boys fiddler Dewey Brown and his wife, Leslie, have purchased a venue in Liberty, NC not far from their home in Burlington. It’s called The Liberty Showcase, and starting next month it will be showcasing bluegrass concerts amidst the country music shows already […]

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2015 Charlotte Bluegrass Festival – Day 3

| June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The final day of the 2015 Charlotte Bluegrass Festival was kicked off by one of Michigan’s favorite bands, Out of the Blue. Donna Ulisse and the Poor Mountain Boys made their first appearance at the Charlotte festival. Donna’s heartfelt songs keep an audience enthralled. Larry […]

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2015 Charlotte Bluegrass Festival – Day 2

| June 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Day 2 of the Charlotte Bluegrass Festival dawned bright and sunny. The schedule was jumbled a bit because Doyle Lawson had a bus breakdown and was unable to make the show. So Harbourtown stepped in and opened the show. Virgil Bowlin brought Peerless Mountain to […]

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Photos from Charlotte Bluegrass Festival 2015

| June 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Day 1 of the 43rd Charlotte Bluegrass Festival in Charlotte, Michigan was kicked off by The Blankenships, a well-known and respected family in Michigan bluegrass circles. Folk legend, Joel Mabus, followed with his special brand of old time music. Tony Holt brought his Wildwood Valley Boys […]

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Bean Blossom 2015 – Day 5

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Daniel Mullins will be reporting from the 2015 Bean Blossom Festival all week, as Internet service in the campground allows. Check back each day for his reports and photos. The fifth day of the 49th Annual Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival featured a great variety of bluegrass favorites new […]

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Mountains Of Music Homecoming CD on the way

| June 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
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We spoke today with Jack Hinshelwood, Executive Director of Virginia’s Crooked Road. He had some interesting news about the Mountains of Music Homecoming, their big summer event with music and cultural happenings all across the southwestern portions of the state. First of all, Jack was happy to share […]

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Bean Blossom 2015 – Day 4

| June 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Daniel Mullins will be reporting from the 2015 Bean Blossom Festival all week, as Internet service in the campground allows. Check back each day for his reports and photos. The fourth day of the 49th Annual Bill Monroe Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival could have been called the week’s […]

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