• Bob Wills Fiddle Fest

    Sixty five contestants from 10 states converged on Greenville, Texas last weekend to compete in the Bob Wills Fiddle Festival and Contest and honor the “King of Western Swing.” As a “cousin to bluegrass,” western swing continues to be a

  • Stars shine at Lake Placid Bluegrass Jam

    Andy Flynn covered the first ever Bluegrass Jam for the Lake Placid News, and shared this article which they published. Like many cities that have hosted Olympic events, Lake Placid now is seeking new ways to make use of the

  • Lockn’ Music Festival 2014

    Last weekend I was absolutely overjoyed to participate in the four day experience that was Lockn’ Music Festival (year two) in Arrington, Virginia (between Charlottesville and Lynchburg). Everything at Lockn’ was titanic, from the “interlocking” main stage (which enabled seamless and

  • More from Red White and Bluegrass ’14

     “You throw out a handful of acorns hoping one of them will take root and that’s one right there” said David Shirley, the lone barber of the Drexel Barbershop. Shirley was pointing at a young boy who had recently started

  • Red, White & Bluegrass 2014

    This early report from the 2014 edition of the Red, White & Bluegrass festival last week is a contribution from Jessica Boggs, an enthusiastic bluegrass fan in East Tennessee. Sweltering heat couldn’t keep fans from coming out to the first day

  • Photos from Tallgrass 2014

    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

  • DelFest 2014 report

    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

  • Hills of Home 2014

    Our crack festival team of John Goad and Jessica Boggs attended the Ralph Stanley Hills Of Home festival on Smith Ridge near Coeburn, VA where the Stanley family has lived for many years. They captured lots of the fun -

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